Bugge Wesseltoft – Professor Bugge

The Norwegian nu-jazz invasion of the mid-1990s owed much to the plucky maneuverings of the questing Jazzland imprint, that celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Early releases from Bugge Wesseltoft and Beady Belle were to place Europe on the jazz map once more and the label's influence pervades through a crop of current sonic alchemists. Ahead of the label's Kings Place residency at the London Jazz Festival, Stuart Nicholson spoke to Wesseltoft about the evolution of Jazzland, the roster he helped create along with Sten Nilsen, and the ongoing relevance of its tradition-meetselectronic innovation to the contemporary scene

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #213 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Jurd’s Dinosaur – Queen of the Stone Age

October-Cover-320Prodigiously-talented trumpet-player and Chaos Collective constant Laura Jurd has just released Together, As One, the dynamically varicoloured debut of her band, Dinosaur. This talent-laden behemoth includes the wildly imaginative keyboardist Elliot Galvin, inventive bassist Conor Chaplin and Afro-centric drum firebrand Corrie Dick. Nick Hasted talked to Jurd about her idyllic upbringing in the relative rural remoteness of a Hampshire village, the influence of Miles’ electric period on the quartet’s sometimes punkish grooves and how she’s ready to rage against post-Brexit bleakness

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #212 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

 

 

 

 

 

Brad Mehldau & Joshua Redman – Just the Two of Us

October-Cover-320The dynamic top-tier pairing of Brad Mehldau and Joshua Redman are seeking to elevate the status of the piano and sax formation with their forthcoming collaboration on Nonesuch, Nearness. Ahead of their headline appearance at this year’s EFG London Jazz festival in November, Selwyn Harris spoke to them about their profitable partnerships and the relative paucity of high-profile precursors to their own designs on the duet

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #212 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

 

 

 

 

 

Neil Cowley Trio – Lost In Space

October-Cover-320Pianist Neil Cowley and his trio of bassist Rex Horan and drummer Evan Jenkins go intergalactic with his new multi-media monolith Spacebond Apes. Andy Robson spoke to Cowley about this cosmic conception borne of crisis, the fortunes afforded by fiscal freedom and life after work with Adele

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #212 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang – Atmosphèric Conditions

Under the stewardship of ECM head honcho Manfred Eicher the starry quartet of Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang, Arve Henriksen and Tigran Hamasyan assembled to create the dazzling new double-album Atmosphères. Stuart Nicholson spoke to the quartet about the diffuse cultures which informed their work and the importance of a producer in guiding them during the recording process

This is an extract from Jazzwise Issue #212 – to read the full article click here to Subscribe, save money and get a fantastic jazz CD FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subcategories

Subcategories

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website

If you do not change browser settings, you consent to continue. Learn more

I understand

Featured Artists

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next
Twenty years of Jazzwise's Albums of the Year

Twenty years of Jazzwise's Albums of the…

Every year our writers vote for the recording that they think most deserves the accolade 'Album of the Year'. And here they are in all their glory - from 1997...

Read More.....
Jazz in the 1960s: the ultimate guide to the greatest albums

Jazz in the 1960s: the ultimate guide to…

The quantity and diversity of great jazz albums recorded in the 1960s means that any list of great albums that claims to be in any way 'definitive' is on very...

Read More.....
Jazz in the 1950s: the ultimate guide to the greatest albums

Jazz in the 1950s: the ultimate guide to…

If you are discovering jazz for the first time then you've just found the perfect place to start. And if you are a true aficionado then this list is sure...

Read More.....
Weather Report: the life and times of the group on record

Weather Report: the life and times of th…

The March 2017 issue of Jazzwise features a fascinating new article about the legendary electric bass player Jaco Pastorius (subscribe here). To celebrate, we present a comprehensive profile of the...

Read More.....
Omar Puente – fiddler on the hoof

Omar Puente – fiddler on the hoof

Dazzling Cuban expat violinist Omar Puente will be performing as part of the Jazzwise 20th Anniversary Special Festival at Ronnie Scott's on 17 March. In a recent interview with Jazzwise...

Read More.....
Soweto Kinch interview: "I see this real disconnect between the establishment bubble and what’s happening in society"

Soweto Kinch interview: "I see this…

Saxophonist Soweto Kinch will appear as part of the Jazzwise 20th Anniversary Special Fesitval at Ronnie Scott's on 15 March. In a recent Jazzwise interview, Kevin Le Gendre got to...

Read More.....
John McLaughlin – lighting the way

John McLaughlin – lighting the way

On 14 and 15 March, John McLaughlin and 4th Dimension will be playing at Ronnie Scott's as part of the Jazzwise 20th Anniversary Special Festival. In this recent interview with...

Read More.....
Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2016

Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2016

Has Stuart Nicholson got a crystal ball? Back in the April issue in the interview with Tim Garland talking about his new album One, he nailed it with the closing...

Read More.....
Jazzwise: artists to watch in 2017

Jazzwise: artists to watch in 2017

Tomorrow is the question: These are the jazz starts you should look out for in 2017 If you’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 12 months stranded on a desert...

Read More.....

Qobuz-ad

 

Subcribe To Jazzwise

Advertisement

Call 0800 137201 to subscribe or click here to email the subscriptions team

Get in touch

Jazzwise Magazine,
St. Judes Church,
Dulwich Road, 
Herne Hill,
London, SE24 0PD.

0208 677 0012

Latest Tweets

@MusicClerk the reverse of LOL...
Follow Us - @Jazzwise
@MusicClerk Did they succumb to Peer pressure?😂
Follow Us - @Jazzwise
Brad Mehldau/Chris Thile, Tomasz Stańko and Bill Laurance added to EFG London Jazz Fest line-up… https://t.co/GXRFq0G40J
Follow Us - @Jazzwise
Charles Hayward, Sven-Åke Johansson and Weasel Walter represent percussive sub-current at Paris Sonic Protest fest… https://t.co/QILWUppxU4
Follow Us - @Jazzwise
Brother Ahh embalming spirits in myrrh this Friday https://t.co/AqGhRCpxLz @OmnianTweets @MFGrecordings @mysterylesson @k_le_gendre
Follow Us - @Jazzwise

Newsletter

Sign up to the Jazzwise monthly E-Newsletter