Jason Rebello – Being Human

June-Jazzwise-cover350Jason Rebello appeared to have it all – a burgeoning media profile along with a successful, lucrative musical career playing alongside his hero Wayne Shorter and major mainstream operators such as Jeff Beck and Sting. But all this achievement only led to growing discontent. Andy Robson speaks to the pianist about his experience of disillusion and the immersion in Buddhist thought, which led to the series of epiphanies impacting upon his latest, deeply melodious solo set, Held

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Kenny Garrett – Life on Planet Boogie

June-Jazzwise-cover350Former Miles Davis saxophonist turned acclaimed solo artist Kenny Garrett releases his new album, Do Your Dance, this month, with its burning mixture of turbo-swing and Afro-latin jams hotfooting the distance between rhumba and rumination, boogie and brainwork. Kevin Le Gendre spoke to the alto-sax dynamo during his recent sold-out run at Ronnie Scott’s about the importance of connecting mind, body and spirit

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Lars Danielsson – Moments in the Sun

June-Jazzwise-cover350Swedish double-bassist Lars Danielsson’s new group with drummer Morten Lund and saxophonist Marius Neset was borne of a chance train connection. Selwyn Harris spoke to the trio about the spirit of spontaneity infusing their ACT-released opus, Sun Blowing

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Gregory Porter – Street Life

Jazzwise-May16-Cover275Singing sensation Gregory Porter has come a long way since the UK release of his debut album, Water, in 2011 and his first ever worldwide front cover in Jazzwise in March 2012. Now one of the hottest tickets in jazz, the vocalist has exchanged intimate clubs for concert halls, signed to Blue Note with platinum-selling success and bagged a Grammy, all without ever losing sight of the salience of his message. With the release of his lastest long-player, Take Me To The Alley, the gregarious singer speaks to Kevin Le Gendre about how he’s come to terms with this upsurge in his fortunes by staying true to his roots and how the deep inequalities that continue to divide society affect him and his music

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Evan Parker – Freedom of Movement

Jazzwise-May16-Cover275British improvising legend Evan Parker’s recent European schedule of solo shows, which took a consciously eco-friendly approach through low-carbon train travel and all-acoustic performances, has taken a decidedly polemical turn. Daniel Spicer juggles a heap of political hot potatoes with the veteran saxophonist, who explains why the trails of continental red-tape have helped persuade him to become a Brexit man despite the plethora of great artistic opportunities Europe affords

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