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Women In Jazz: The Artists You Need To Know

To celebrate International Women’s Day Jazzwise has gathered together interviews with some of trailblazing artists we’ve featured in the magazine in recent years including Maria Schneider, Nubya Garcia, Liane Carroll, Terri Lyne Carrington and many more. Every one of these musicians has something unique to say through their music and are part of Jazzwise’s new Women In Jazz homepage that will continue to be updated and expanded as more features are published in the coming months and years

The life and tragic death of Lee Morgan: “He was a young man, already older than his years, thrilled with his talent and the wonders of the world around him”

In his short but eventful life, trumpeter Lee Morgan rocketed to the highest echelons of jazz in double-quick time – playing with and Art Blakey as a teenager and recording with John Coltrane. Stuart Nicholson dives deep into the difficult truths behind this most mercurial of jazz musicians and assesses his legacy today

Chick Corea interview: "Music can bring us together"

As a tribute to Chick Corea, who has died at the age of 79, we are republishing the interview he gave to Jazzwise in May 2017. Chick spoke to Stuart Nicholson about his beginnings with Cab Calloway to his stint in Miles Davis’ ‘Lost Quintet’ and how music continues to unite rather than divide through its universal power and appeal

Jason Moran: James Reese Europe and The Absence of Ruin

Renowned US pianist Jason Moran leads his trio and a specially convened British ensemble in a unique multi-media celebration of the life and music of one of jazz’s unsung heroes, James Reese Europe. Stuart Nicholson digs deep into the seismic impact Reese’s reshaping of ragtime had on the birth of modern jazz

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