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KHAN JAMAL: ‘Infinity’ (Jazz Room)

Original copies of this highly collectable album, first released via the small indie label Jambrio in 1984, can exchange hands for almost four figures but now thanks to the UK’s enterprising Jazz Room label,...

GERRY MULLIGAN: ‘Night Lights’ (NewLand)

Gerry Mulligan‘s name is synonymous, of course, with the resonant, mellow-sounding baritone saxophone but on the opening title track of this long out-of-print album first issued by Verve in 1963, he sets aside his...

IT’S BACK! LOVE SUPREME FESTIVAL RETURNS IN 2022

The line-up to the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, undoubtedly one of next summer’s most keenly anticipated music events in the UK has just been announced.   The festival, which returns to the elegant surrounds...

AND THE WINNERS ARE…JAZZ FM AWARD WINNERS REVEALED!

Last night at London’s Under The Bridge venue, the stars came out for the Jazz FM Awards with PPL and PRS to honour artists from the worlds of jazz, blues and soul music. Attending...

JAZZ FM HONOURS TONY BENNETT

The vocal legend that is the inimitable Tony Bennett is set to be honoured next week when he will be bestowed with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jazz FM Awards with PPl and...

JUDITH HILL COMING TO THE JAZZ CAFE

The Grammy-winning US singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Judith Hill, is set to embark on a 24-date European tour this autumn that sees her visiting London’s iconic Jazz Cafe on Thursday, October 21st. The former Prince...

Relieving The Pressure

Jhelisa Anderson made one of the best soul records of the 1990s in the shape of ‘Friendly Pressure,’ ¬†which has to date accrued over three million streams on Spotify. An acid jazz-tinged groove ballad,...

JAZZ LEGEND DR LONNIE SMITH DEAD AT 79

Blue Note Records have announced the death of Dr Lonnie Smith, the legendary Hammond B3 organist and soul-jazz pioneer who passed away on September 28th 2021. According to his manager, Holly Case, he died...

Immersed In The Flow: Chelsea Carmichael On London Jazz, Coltrane And Misogynoir

London is the talk of the jazz world right now and rightly so; beginning a few years ago as an underground phenomenon in performance spaces like Total Refreshment Centre, the capital’s jazz scene quickly...