Soweto Kinch: “You can’t define Britain in the last century without black dance and black music”

In an era of populist politics and scaremongering over the presence of ‘the other’ it’s no surprise that xenophobia and bigotry are widespread. However, the historical roots of such scourges run deep. Saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch’s dynamic new work, The Black Peril, focuses on a dark chapter of British history that has tragically contemporary resonances. Kevin Le Gendre found out more

Terri Lyne Carrington: “There’s been an unwritten narrative that men play music and women sing it”

Grammy-winning drummer and producer Terri Lyne Carrington and her new group Social Science take aim at all manner of injustices on their debut album, Waiting Game. Ahead of the band’s EFG London Jazz Festival residency, Thomas Rees spoke to Carrington, keys-player Aaron Parks and guitarist Matthew Stevens about the album’s message of humanity and her vision for a jazz world free from patriarchy

Introducing the November 2019 issue

An issue filled to the rafters with reviews, features and interviews with Terri Lynne Carrington, Soweto Kinch, Dave Holland, the Jensen Sisters, Mike Stern and Marcin Wasilewski – don't miss it!

Jazzwise Editor's Choice Albums: November 2019

Our pick of the best new releases and reissues reviewed in the November 2019 issue of Jazzwise. Featuring John Coltrane, Yazz Ahmed, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lee Morgan, Enrico Rava and Joe Lovano

The 100 Jazz Albums That Shook The World

Not just another “greatest jazz albums” list of favourite recordings and biggest sellers but a fully annotated look at the albums that actually changed jazz, changed lives and brought the music kicking and screaming into the 21st century



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