Jazz issue of Guardian music weekly

Today’s issue of London newspaper The Guardian has turned its weekly film/music supplement into The jazz issue, to mark the start of the London Jazz Festival next week.

It’s a refreshingly original compilation of articles, including an interview with pianist Herbie Hancock and features on the jazz vocabulary, jazz and classical musicians, jazz re-workings of a Radiohead tune, celebs drooling over Kind Of Blue (yawn…) and the paper’s pop critic’s diary of his attempts to get into the music.

A stimulating weekend read – recommended:


Gerry Smith



London Jazz Festival – delights in store

The annual London Jazz Festival, which runs in a multitude of venues from to 14 to 23 November, has delights in store for lovers of improv music, especially:

15 Nov – Herbie Hancock Sextet
15 Nov – Bill Frisell
19 Nov – Herbie Hancock Sextet
23 Nov – Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Kenny Garrett et al.


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