Ten Tracks by Charles Mingus (and Danny Richmond) I Can’t Do Without . . . by Chris Biscoe – London Jazz News

For the Centenary of Charles Mingus’ birth, LJN asked saxophonist Chris Biscoe, who has run the Mingus Moves Sextet since 1995 (see details of three forthcoming gig dates below), to reflect on the great bassist/composer/bandleader: Chris Biscoe writes: My choice of 10 tracks will seem narrow to any Mingus student, collector, expert, discographer or biographer. … Read more

Transatlantic Clash Of Guitar Titans Eric Gales And Danny Bryant – American Blues Scene

A provincial theater in the coastal town of Whitley Bay, northeast England, seems an unlikely venue to host the leading exponents of blues guitar from America and England respectively. However, speed fingered blues icons are revered in this part of the world, a nearby fish and chip shop displaying a commemorative plaque in honor of … Read more