Very sad to hear that the great guitarist Jim Hall has died. Hall had such a glorious natural style of playing. From Sonny Rollins’ The Bridge in 1962 right up to Hemispheres, his duo/quartet collaboration with Bill Frisell in 2008,… Read More ›
By Steve Tromans “The greatest thing I can do to pay respect to a jazz musician of the past is to be a jazz musician of the present.” – James Falzone  “Only that which has no history is definable.”… Read More ›
Scottish-born, London-based saxophonist Joe Wright brings his band Nightjar to The Spotted Dog in Digbeth this evening. Joe describes Nightjar like this: “The band draws not only on a wide range of influences, but also a range of musicians of… Read More ›
Here’s the second ten of my Festive 50 CDs of 2013. Most were reviewed on this site and/or in The Birmingham Post, and all are new releases, not reissues. With each there is a link to the original review or to more information…. Read More ›
Jim Hall 1930-2013 R.I.P.
10 December 2013
Plan your 2014 now – new on sale at Jazzlines
9 December 2013