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Thursday, August 11, 2016

UK: Jazz Journal Magazine August 2016

Albert Ayler Ronald Atkins is taken back back 50 years to the day the BBC recorded a concert they later wiped as unsuitable for broadcast

Marlene VerPlanck Owen Peters shares the revelation he enjoyed during VerPlanck’s March 2015 UK tour. It sounds like audiences in Sweden have a treat in store as she makes her Ystad festival debut this month, courtesy of artistic director Jan Lundgren

Profiles Past masters - saxophonist Houston Person expounds the eternal verities of the blues; improvising trombonist Roswell Rudd harks back to Tricky Sam Nanton; trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf finds the common African ground between the blues notes of jazz and the quarter tones of Arab music

Look what they’ve done to my song Simon Spillett asks what Coltrane would make of the East Sussex festival named after his composition

Nils Landgren My Instruments – the one-time Thad Jones trombonist tells Bruce Lindsay about his innovative, all-conical Yamaha instrument

Lady’s Manne Leon Nock marks the 60th anniversary of a recording that gave jazz repertoire a new direction

Book Reviews The Ralph J Gleason Interviews // Jazzing: New York City’s Unseen Scene // Godfather Of The Music Business: Morris Levy // Into The Maelstrom

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