Tuesday, October 17, 2017

UK: Jazz Journal Magazine OCTOBER 2017


Vijay Iyer Ahead of his third London visit this year, keyboardist and Harvard professor Vijay Iyer sits down with Wif Stenger to talk about Monk, Coltrane, Indian music and improvisation

Profiles Monk orchestra leader John Beasley; Caribbean jazz cruise director Michael Lazaroff; Danish big band leader Kathrine Windfeld

Still Clinging to the Wreckage Steve Voce with some off-mic insights from his collection of letters from Hugues Panassié, Humphrey Lyttelton, Peter Clayton and Buck Clayton

Jazz in Luxembourg Post-Brexit, not only financial services but also jazz will find a warm welcome in Luxembourg, writes Pascal Dorban

The October Revolutionaries Mark Gardner illustrates the slipperiness of astrology, embodied in the contrasting personalities and fortunes of Librans Monk and Gillespie

Stan and Gerry Gordon Jack examines the contrasting fortunes - and occasional sword-crossing - of two of the most eminent saxophone stylists of the 1950s

Obituaries John Abercrombie; Larry Elgart; Paul Oliver; Janet Seidel; Brian Smyth