This was a celebrated release in Finland a couple of years ago but now it gets repackaged on ‘jazz label of the year’ ACT and you’ll find that the name Verneri Pohjola will be the on the lips as the horn of the year!
Continue reading Verneri Pohjola – Aurora
Siggi Loch’s ACT label has a wealth of talented young piano players on their roster and here’s another who happens to be British!
Continue reading Gwilym Simcock – Good Days at Schloss Elmau
The new album by Rory Simmons’ Fringe Magnetic is big band leftfield jazz at its best and no doubt the highlight of the forthcoming Loop Collective Festival at the Vortex.
Continue reading Fringe Magnetic – Empty Spaces
Tim’s Lighthouse Trio is augmented by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Libra where jazz meets classical and classical meets jazz
Continue reading Tim Garland feat. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Libra
After recent stereotypical banner headlines this week about it being “Grim Up North”, Tim Garland points the musical way with the rest of this 15-piece big band
Continue reading Tim Garland’s Northern Underground Orchestra – Due North
Gwilym Simcock’s debut album shows why he’s been acknowledged as one of the best of the new young breed of jazz musicians with the perception to match his undoubted ability
Continue reading Gwilym Simcock – Perception