Jazzwise - May 2022
Jazzwise magazine’s May issue is out now with an exclusive cover feature on pioneering Brit Jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Mike Westbrook ahead of his appearance at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, where he will perform his acclaimed album, On Duke’s Birthday with his Uncommon Orchestra. Inside there are interviews with more Cheltenham headliners including trumpeter Dave Douglas, pianist Myra Melford and Austrian upstarts Shake Stew, plus an exclusive interview with Brazilian jazz legend Hermeto Pascoal, ahead of his farewell UK tour.
Also in the issue are Taking Off features on vibes virtuoso Joel Ross and rising bass star Flo Moore, an album interview with vocalist Cleveland Watkiss, singer Ian Shaw Takes Five albums he can’t live without, and there’s a special look back at 25 years of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.
And lest you forget, Jazzwise brings you all the latest jazz news as well as all the essential new, archive and vinyl album reviews – plus books, live reviews, UK gig guide and jazz instrument news. More jazz than you’ll ever hear…