“It’s the spirit of the music that matters, and that’s been true since my very early days” | Dave Holland interview
With a new album Another Land, just released to much acclaim, Alyn Shipton caught up with Dave Holland and found him as enthusiastic and as talkative as ever, and raring to get in front of audiences with his new trio
Peter Ind interview: “So few musicians really open their ears; they have preconceived ideas of where it’s at. They’re not necessarily right”
Bassist Peter Ind did it all. From playing with Miles and Bird, to befriending and teaching Mingus. In this, his final interview with Jazzwise, he reflects on a life less ordinary at the low-end of jazz
“Past, present and future are in dynamic motion” | Shabaka Hutchings on Sons of Kemet’s Black to the Future
Shabaka Hutchings speaks about the cultural and musical inspirations behind Sons of Kemet’s album Black to the Future
It is now half a century since the death of jazz titan Louis Armstrong. As Mosaic releases a comprehensive box set covering the period 1946-66, Alyn Shipton looks back at the musical, cultural and political impact of a true 20th century icon. Photos...
Vocalist, violinist and composer Alice Zawadzki goes off the beaten track to nominate Neo-soul classic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill as the record that changed her life. Interview by Brian Glasser
The multi-talented Logan Richardson’s new album Afrofuturism has been winning plaudits for its category-defying eclecticism and savvy use of technology. Is this what the future of jazz sounds like? Selwyn Harris, catching up with Richardson via a...
At the start of ‘The Jazz Age’ a century ago, the music was in danger of being crushed by an establishment moral panic and America’s cultural elites before it had even had the chance to put down roots. But a concert by the unlikely figure of Paul...