Gregory Porter’s picks, Lizz Wright and Gary Bartz with Maisha added to Cheltenham Jazz Festival Line-Up

The jazz vocal superstar returns as both headliner and guest artistic director as he releases his powerful new album, All Rise

Herbie Hancock: 21 Landmark Albums

Few musicians still active on the jazz scene have a discography as full and varied as Herbie Hancock. His influence on pianists is massive and with experiments in electronic music his approach finds itself going on and on in jazz and dance. Alyn Shipton surveys the milestones of a career in the studio with comments from Hancock along the way

Bassist Avishai Cohen Goes Global For 50th Birthday

The low-end maestro begins a year of worldwide gigs to mark his half-century

Introducing the December 2019 / January 2020 issue of Jazzwise

Featuring a very special cover story about Dave Brubeck and feature interviews with Bill Frisell, Kit Downes, Jazzmeia Horn and Natacha Atlas

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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