Introducing the February 2020 issue of Jazzwise

Featuring Pat Metheny, Binker Golding, Arve Henriksen, Julia Biel, Bob James, and reviews of the best new releases and reissues

The best new jazz albums: Editor's Choice, February 2020

A hand-picked selection of some of the best new releases and reissues reviewed in the February 2020 issue of Jazzwise

Natacha Atlas: "It all began with Miles... the one that changed my musical direction was Kind of Blue"

Vocalist Natacha Atlas talks about the album that changed her life, Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue

Jazz on Film: Young Man with a Horn

Loosely inspired by the life of Bix Beiderbecke, Young Man with a Horn, featuring Kirk Douglas, Doris Day and Lauren Bacall, serves up more than its fair share of clichés but, says Selwyn Harris, it also exhibits plenty of redeeming features, enabling it to stand the test of time

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

News

Jazz FM Awards Back In May

The Jazz FM Awards will return for the seventh time with a glittering ceremony at Shoreditch Town Hall in London on 27 May

Shabaka Hutchings shapes North-South OneFest programme

The ubiquitous Comet is Coming/Sons of Kemet saxophonist is hoping to bridge the ‘North-South divide’ and bring music business education to young people with a ‘twin city’ festival in London and...

Reviews

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Art Blakey

Blakey became regarded as the finishing school in jazz, his name on the curriculum vitae...

Bill Evans

In 1959 Evans appeared on Kind of Blue, widely considered the greatest jazz album of all...

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Jazz Instrument Reviews View All

Five-Star Albums View All

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