Jazz

Soweto Kinch on ripping up the jazz rulebook and how his new BBC show is building community
Soweto Kinch
Music

Soweto Kinch on ripping up the jazz rulebook and how his new BBC show is building community

’Round Midnight is a new jazz-centric BBC Radio 3 show that looks to explore the full breadth of the genre
How the world finally caught up with music pioneer Alice Coltrane
Alice Coltrane
Music

How the world finally caught up with music pioneer Alice Coltrane

Composer Cassie Kinoshi: 'Understanding one's own mental health is of utmost importance to me'
Cassie Kinoshi
Music

Composer Cassie Kinoshi: 'Understanding one's own mental health is of utmost importance to me'

This is everything to look out for in the world of jazz in 2024
Music

This is everything to look out for in the world of jazz in 2024

Xero Slingsby: The anarchic spirit of British jazz being discovered by a new generation
Music

Xero Slingsby: The anarchic spirit of British jazz being discovered by a new generation

How Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival is nurturing tomorrow's headliners
Miles Davis playing onstage
Music

How Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival is nurturing tomorrow's headliners

Bex Burch: Jazz musician compares building her own xylophone with Ant-Man in the Quantum Realm
Bex Burch with a xylophone
Jazz

Bex Burch: Jazz musician compares building her own xylophone with Ant-Man in the Quantum Realm

Pharoah Sanders - discovering an elusive jazz gem
Pharoah Sanders in a white hat and shirt
Jazz

Pharoah Sanders - discovering an elusive jazz gem

How Matthew Halsall enticed new ears to Manchester's magical jazz scene
Matthew Halsall playing a trumpet in front of a coloured screen
Interview

How Matthew Halsall enticed new ears to Manchester's magical jazz scene

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days
Ruichi Sakamoto
Music

Ryuichi Sakamoto, Soweto Kinch, Say She She: Jazz to see us through dark days

Sam Delaney: 'I thought I was too good for my local jazz club. Not any more'
Jazz performing
Sam Delaney

Sam Delaney: 'I thought I was too good for my local jazz club. Not any more'

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction
Tom Skinner
interview

Voices of Bishara takes British jazz in an innovative new direction

Blue Note Re:imagined II goes back in time to forge future paths
Theon Cross is featured on Blue Note Re:imagined II
Music

Blue Note Re:imagined II goes back in time to forge future paths

Books about jazz you need to read
Books

Books about jazz you need to read

How Manchester became the UK's jazz capital
Music

How Manchester became the UK's jazz capital

Plunderphonia: reinventing legends for modern ears
Music

Plunderphonia: reinventing legends for modern ears

Charles Mingus: The angry man of jazz
Jazz

Charles Mingus: The angry man of jazz

Soweto Kinch’s pandemic reflections draw parallels with Civil Rights Movement music
Anne Frankenstein

Soweto Kinch’s pandemic reflections draw parallels with Civil Rights Movement music

In praise of re-issues, the musical goldmines which never run dry
Songwriter and original hippie eden ahbez, right, with Nat King Cole and Fred Allen, left, in 1948.
Music

In praise of re-issues, the musical goldmines which never run dry

Gilles Peterson is excited about the British jazz explosion
Music

Gilles Peterson is excited about the British jazz explosion

The steady infiltration of Jazz
Music

The steady infiltration of Jazz

Jazz from 'the horizontal comfort of the sofa'
Music

Jazz from 'the horizontal comfort of the sofa'

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return
Live gigs haven't returned yet: Trombonist Liam Shortall from Glasgow based jazz collective corto.alto Photo Glasgow Jazz Festival
Music

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return

My comfort in these trying times? Spiritual Jazz
Jazz legend Pharoah Sanders is moving with the times. Photo: Sam Polcer
Music

My comfort in these trying times? Spiritual Jazz

Radio with Robin Ince – how I learned to stop worrying and love jazz
Radio

Radio with Robin Ince – how I learned to stop worrying and love jazz