Royal Academy of Music Jazz Orchestra – John Taylor Celebration (12 October 2022) – London Jazz News

This September would have seen the 80th birthday of pianist and composer John Taylorwho died just two months before his 73rd birthday in 2015. The Royal Academy of Music Jazz Orchestra will perform a concert of Taylor’s big band works on 12 October, joined by special guests Stan Sulzmann, Norma Winstone, Nikki Iles and Liam … Read more

Jazzfest Bonn, Opening Night With Niels Klein / EOS Chamber Orchestra And The Michael Wollny Trio article @ All About Jazz

By Josef Woodard May 5, 2022 Sign in to view read count The May 1 kickoff concert of JazzFest Bonn’s 12th annual edition opened at the Oper, a large theater venue nestled along the Rhine River, in overdue gala fashion. In the spotlight was a Germanic double-header featuring saxophonist-composer Niels Klein’s enticing music for jazz … 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

Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet and Orchestra article @ All About Jazz

By Dan McClenaghan March 30, 2022 Sign in to view read count I love any sound, including noise and also silence. I would use any sound and silence to make music. I don’t want to limit myself. —Satoko Fujii Satoko Fujii’s recorded output comes at you hard and fast. It can overwhelm. In 2018—in celebration … Read more