Tom Smith (new album ‘Drifter Days’, with Daniel Bulatkin Trio – Czech Republic) – London Jazz News

London-based saxophonist Tom Smith has a new double album ‘Drifter Days’ with a trio led by Czech pianist Daniel Bulatkin. The launch will be at Pizza Express Dean Street on Monday 23 May. ‘drifter days’ was recorded after a nineteen-date tour of venues and festivals both large and small in the Czech Republic in 2019, … 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 Art of the (Guitar) Trio article @ All About Jazz

By Geno Thackara April 26, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Orion Tango was adventurous and loud in the Before Times (and they were), their first Covid-era outing makes its predecessors sound like a couple of easy Sunday strolls. This time the “power” in “power trio” is almost off the measurable charts. … 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

Alexander Bryson – ‘The Alexander Bryson Trio’ (album launch 21 March 2022) – London Jazz News

London-born Pianist Alexander Bryson will launch his debut album The Alexander Bryson Trio (Hardbop Records) on Monday 21 March 2022 at Pizza Express Dean Street. His trio features Jeremy Brown ad Matt Fishwick. Interview by Brian Priestley LJN: Could you tell me about your early musical experiences – teachers/listening/early public performances? Alex Bryson: My family … Read more

Ronnie Scott’s April-June programme includes Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry, Donny McCaslin, Fergus McCreadie… – London Jazz News

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club recently announced their concert season from April to June. Among the performers are Joe Lovano, Donny McCaslin and Fergus McCreadie. Charles Rees writes… Joe Lovano. Photo credit: Craig Lovell. Joe Lovano one of the titans of the saxophone, will be back in London in May. Lovano’s emergence as an international soloist … Read more