Rewire Festival 2022 (Netherlands) – London Jazz News

Rewire Festival (Amare, The Hague, Netherlands, 7-10 April 2022. Festival Round-Up by AJ Dehany) Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble and Bang on a Can All-Stars Photo ©Parcifal_Werkman Rewire is an intersection of the determinedly intellectual and the robustly physical that rewards ambition. In its 11th edition it has expanded into a bipolar mandala spread across … 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

Bergamo Jazz Festival 2022 – London Jazz News

(Bergamo Jazz Festival. 18-20 March 2022. Round-up by Andy Hamilton) Fred Hersch and Enrico Rava. Photo Credit: Luciano Rossetti © Phocus Agency, All Rights Reserved The first post-Covid festival returned to Bergamo’s main venues, now beautifully restored – most notably, the magnificent Teatro Donizetti, with its frescoed ceiling. The first gig there was the Fred … Read more