As a teenage girl in 1990s Ukraine, Alina Bzhezhinska loved nothing more than compiling her favourite music onto cassettes, before she discovered jazz, the sonic riches of the harp and the music of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane. For her...
Emma Smith interview: on Meshuga Baby, her Jewish heritage and how she’s had to deal with the misogyny that’s still rife in the jazz world
Recognised as one of the most promising singers of her generation, Emma Smith has forged an impressive reputation as a first-call vocalist for jazz and pop royalty
Stuart Nicholson spoke with Wayne Shorter about the narrative behind this audio-visual feast, Emanon, and places it within the wider context of his formidable canon
Georgia Cécile interview: “Anyone can express music, anyone can express what’s inside for the greater good of humanity”
An acclaimed debut album, high profile gigs… it’s all happening right now for Scottish singer-songwriter Georgia Cécile. Peter Quinn caught up with her
Part of the explosion of new talent coming out of Scotland right now, 2022 Mercury Prize nominee Fergus McCreadie’s alchemical touch effortlessly connects jazz to folk