The Ameloblastoma Threatening John Nemeth’s Career – American Blues Scene

There is no greater indication of the love blues enthusiasts feel for an artist than ticking their Blues Music Awards ballot for their favorite nominee. By that measure, John Nemeth‘s recent win of his 26th BMA, this year for Vocal Instrumentalist, is proof that he’s one of the most beloved blues artists of our time. … Read more

John Butcher – 5 LPs from Berlin (and Leipzig) on NI VU NI CONNU ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Paul Acquaro British saxophonist John Butcher is no stranger to Berlin. Linked to the Echtzeit scene that emerged during the heady days of post re-unification Germany in the abundant derelict spaces that served as breeding grounds for creativity. Butcher, on the occasion of this 65th birthday, held a short residency in November 2019 at … Read more

Ten Mike Gibbs tracks I can’t do without…by John L. Walters – London Jazz News

John L. Walters writes: Michael Gibbs (b. 1937) is one of the world’s great jazz composer/arrangers, who came to prominence in the late 1960s London jazz scene. Over the past five decades he has taught and inspired countless musicians, forging creative bonds with artists such as Gary Burton, Bob Moses, Bill Frisell, John Scofield and … Read more