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All-female Artemis sign to Blue Note

Blue Note Records have signed Artemis. Here's how the label describe their new signing Artemis and what's coming up: ''The jazz supergroup featuring pianist and musical director Renee Rosnes, clarinetist...

Published: 13 Nov 2019. Updated: 25 hours.

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Alan Barnes parties like it’s 1959

From July 2019. Fêted UK saxophonist and clarinettist Alan Barnes celebrates his 60th birthday by releasing a themed 1959 album. Eleven classic compositions from 1959 arranged by trombonist Mark Nightingale...

Published: 13 Nov 2019. Updated: 27 hours.

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Roney time

Look for the latest from the distinguished trumpeter Wallace Roney setting the autumn agenda big time in a classic hard bop direction. Saxophonist Emilio Modeste, pianist Oscar Williams II, bassist...

Published: 12 Nov 2019. Updated: 43 hours.

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Jazz magazine founder and international jazz organisation activist Jan Byrczek has died

The founder and first editor of the renowned Polish magazine Jazz Forum Jan Byrczek died on 10 November at the age of 83. Byrczek published the first issue of Jazz...

Published: 11 Nov 2019. Updated: 2 days.

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Hancock semi-finalists announced

The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz has announced the semifinalists for its International Guitar Competition, to be held next month. They are: Cecil Alexander (Muskegon, Mich.); Joseph Bell (Princeton, N.J.);...

Published: 11 Nov 2019. Updated: 2 days.

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Boulevard jazz nights

New Soho venue Boulevard Theatre on the site of the old Raymond Revue Bar is running a late-night offering of music, comedy and cabaret running from Wednesday-Saturday straight after its...

Published: 11 Nov 2019. Updated: 2 days.

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