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'Not playing gigs has made me appreciate the wonderful musicians and drummers I work with so much more. I really miss playing with them but also all the banter and chit chat'

Leader of the Ronnie Scott's Wednesday upstairs jam trumpeter Andy Davies on his new Lockdown …

Published: 28 May 2020. Updated: 2 months ago.

‘My thoughts considered the possible slipping away of consciousness into another dimension, spiritual or otherwise’

Promoter Paul Pace, the driving force behind Spice Jazz at the Spice of Life pub in Soho and also a …

Published: 15 May 2020. Updated: 2 months ago.


As a musician, it’s easy to have tunnel vision, says Jon Regen. We spend our time focused on …

Published: 6 May 2020. Updated: 3 months ago.

‘A gig isn’t just music’

As some chew the carpet before climbing the walls during lockdown, others detect a certain …

Published: 16 Apr 2020. Updated: 3 months ago.

Lockdown: how it is hitting a top jazz club

With jazz clubs everywhere shut down, Oliver Weindling, at the heart of the London jazz scene where …

Published: 15 Apr 2020. Updated: 3 months ago.

Dim the lights and close the door: Alex Webb on his new normal

Jazz pianist and songwriter Alex Webb on his ‘‘new normal’’ during lockdown. Does King Lear help? …

Published: 8 Apr 2020. Updated: 4 months ago.