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Further reading

Up yer Aris and other jazz gold… what we've reading. Experience Rome in a novel way: Jazz tram jolly appeals to Matthew Kneale. ''A very public howl of grief,'' says...

Published: 17 Feb 2020. Updated: 27 minutes ago.

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Gigs/radar

Coming up soon. Loft, Cologne….. Pablo Held 2 March What a band: Verneri Pohjola on trumpet from Finland, best known for his work with Ilmiliekki Quartet; UK sax giant Julian...

Published: 16 Feb 2020. Updated: 39 minutes ago.

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Emil Brandqvist Trio, Raindrops, Skip

Tepid tinkling from the Swedes, like something a marketing god has cued up to taunt coffee addicts – doomed prisoners of love to Ludovico Einaudi holed up for ever in...

Published: 16 Feb 2020. Updated: 15 hours ago.

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Ellman excels

Look out for Last Desert (Pi) by the Threadgillian guitarist-composer Liberty Ellman. A few tracks are streaming ahead of release next month and both 'The Sip' and 'Rubber Flowers' have...

Published: 16 Feb 2020. Updated: 17 hours ago.

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Nearly blue

Jerry Bergonzi is a widely admired Boston-born tenor saxophonist blessed with great technique but crucially flair and narrative highly expressive ideas – born to play. Live sightings in recent years...

Published: 15 Feb 2020. Updated: 23 hours ago.

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The new Stacey Kent

Here's the new Stacey Kent. Naama Gheber is excellent on the deftly swinging title track of April's Dearly Beloved. With pianist Ray Gallon, bassist David Wong, drummer Aaron Kimmel and...

Published: 15 Feb 2020. Updated: 42 hours ago.

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