Christine Tobin (live dates 29/4, 30/4, 9/5 + new songs/album) – London Jazz News

Irish singer Christine Tobin recently moved back across the Atlantic. After five years in New York, she and partner Phil Robson are now based in rural Northwest Co. Roscommon. She is looking forward to some concerts in England with completely contrasting programmes. The first two concerts are on 29 April at the Pavilions Teignmouth and … Read more

Ten Sonny Rollins Tracks I Can’t Live Without…by Liam Noble – London Jazz News

In LJN’s ‘Ten Tracks I Can’t Do Without’ series, where jazz musicians write about their inspirations, Liam Noble writes about Sonny Rollins: Liam Noble writes: You can’t chose your family, nor the order in which things happen to you. This list is necessarily limited, insufficient, has holes in it. But this is what happened, in … Read more

The Gil Evans Orchestra – ‘Live at Fabrik’ (recorded 1986) – London Jazz News

The Gil Evans Orchestra – Live at Fabrik(NDR Kultur D77101 (2 CD) / D78101 (3 LP). Album review by Charles Rees) Gil Evans‘ post-’70s projects have been given relatively little attention by critics and historians, who have concentrated on his earlier work, notably with Miles Davis (Birth of the Cool, Sketches of Spain, Porgy & … Read more

Avant-Americana UK Band Curse of Lono Premiere Live Performance of ‘Man Down’ – American Blues Scene

People In Cars is the new studio album from London-based alternative rock band Curse of Lonofollowing 2017’s debut Severed and As I Fillwhich earned the band the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award at the UK Americana Awards in 2019. Recorded with long-term collaborator and producer Oli Bayston (Spiritualized, Teleman, Boxed In) and engineer Iain Berryman … Read more

The Complete, Legendary, Live Return at The Town Hall NYC November 4, 1973 (Oblivion Records, 2022) ***** ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Lee Rice Epstein First thing first, given this audience tends to prefer physical media, inarguably digital is the right, best solution for this release. Yes, inarguably. Here’s why: the last major group performance recorded before 1973, The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor or Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Vols. 1–3, is one set split … Read more