JWQ Showcase 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

UK: Jazz Journal Magazine: MARCH 2017

 

Scott Hamilton Dave Gelly struggles to identify a best album by the maddeningly consistent tenor man

Profiles: Chris Ingham salutes Dudley Moore, a musician who moved from classical to jazz; Kate Williams uses classical strings to interpret jazz; Trish Clowes sees that the conservatory – classical or otherwise – is now the start of many jazz stories

Still Clinging to the Wreckage Steve Voce reminds us of the damage done in the 1940s by the wealthy union leader James C Petrillo, including the demise of the big bands

Larry Goldings The American organist and sideman to Brecker, Scofield, Metheny, James Taylor and more talked to Mark Youll before a gig at Dorking’s Watermill jazz club

Book & DVD Reviews Books: John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson // Low Life Lawyer // An Approach To Comping: Vol. 2 (Advanced Concepts & Techniques) // Rhythm First!: A Beginner’s Guide To Jazz Improvisation // Improvisation 101: Major, Minor And Blues DVD: What Happened, Miss Simone? // Gregory Porter Live In Berlin
Obituaries Buddy Greco; Nat Hentoff; Dave Shepherd

Mark Nightingale Want a fruity tone? Try the hothouse education enjoyed by one of the UK’s most sought-after trombonists. Interview by Bruce Lindsay