Introducing the October 2019 issue of Jazzwise

The October issue comes with an exclusive FREE Ronnie Scott’s CD (and online download) with rare tracks and archive interviews.

Ginger Baker – 19/8/1939 - 6/10/2019

One of the all-time giants of the jazz, rock and world music drumming world, Peter ‘Ginger’ Baker died on Sunday 6 October, aged 80, following a period in hospital intensive care.

Deadline for Write Stuff applications fast approaching...

The 17th edition of the Write Stuff takes place at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival – so now’s the time to get those applications in…

Jazzwise Editor's Choice Albums: October 2019

Our pick of the best new releases and reissues reviewed in the September 2019 issue of Jazzwise. Featuring O’Higgins & Luft, Matana Roberts, Rebecca Nash/Atlas, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt and Enrico Rava

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

Snarky Puppy: The Underdogs Bite Back!

As possibly the biggest instrumental band on the planet right now, Snarky Puppy blazed a trail for many of today’s outward looking, forward-thinking jazz musicians. Yet, in spite of their game-changing approach to richly detailed groove music, the critics are still taking aim. Ahead of their UK tour this November, Nick Hasted asked their outspoken bassist and bandleader, Michael League, why it can be tough at the top

News

Jean Toussaint lets loose with live album

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019

London-based US saxophonist Jean Toussaint releases his new album, Live at the Jazz Café, on Lyte Records on 11 October to coincide with the 100th birthday of iconic hard bop drummer Art Blakey.

Ginger Baker – 19/8/1939 - 6/10/2019

  • Monday, October 7, 2019

One of the all-time giants of the jazz, rock and world music drumming world, Peter ‘Ginger’ Baker died on Sunday 6 October, aged 80, following a period in hospital intensive care.

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