Ewan Hastie wins fifth BBC Young Jazz Musician Competition – London Jazz News

Edinburgh-born, Glasgow-based bassist Ewan Hastie has won the 2022 BBC Young Jazz Musician competition. The BBC’s press release is reproduced in full below. Ewan Hastie. Photo by Tricia Yourkevich/BBC (BBC Press Release in full begins) Double bassist Ewan Hastie wins BBC Young Jazz Musician 2022 Twenty-year-old Scottish double bassist Ewan Hastie has won BBC Young … Read more

BBC Radio 3 After Dark Festival at Sage Gateshead – London Jazz News

BBC Radio 3 After Dark Festival (Sage Gateshead. Festival Report by AJ Dehany) The audience at Sage Gateshead for the BBC R3 After Dark Festival. Photo credit: Barry Pells/ BBC Sage Gateshead’s first all-night event, After Dark, was an ideal insomnia, a mind-expanding, time-bending 12-hour program of music and more to mark the spring equinox. … Read more