Chris Hodgkins interviewed drummer Clark Tracey to discuss his book “The Godfather of British Jazz The Life and Music of Stan Tracey”. Interview in three parts. Click photo for YouTube link.
Laurie Burnette had the opportunity to interview the great rhythm section Mark Egan and Danny Gottlieb, who brought out their new CD called Electric Blue on Wavetone records. You can listen to the interview at these times:
Wednesday 9th September: 8pm
Thursday 10th September: 7pm
Friday 11th September: 7pm
Jazz London Radio has teamed up with the excellent The Jazz Rag magazine to provide two CD reviews each month from their esteemed Reviewers.
Since 1987, The Jazz Rag magazine has been at the heart of the British jazz scene, published bi-monthly and containing news, reviews and features on both the rich history of jazz from across the globe, and exciting new album releases, tours and festivals. You can read the full magazine online and order paper copies at www.bigbearmusic.com/jazzrag and can also follow their Facebook page for updates on interesting jazz news and articles from their archive.
With the current lockdown due to Coronavirus, Jazz London Radio will dust off the archives and feature some of the excellent interviews we have put together since the station started broadcasting in 2014.
Starting week beginning 20th April, we will feature three artists per week. We will announce which three artists will be the featured artists of the week every Sunday. Not only will we run their interviews but play their music throughout the week.
This week’s featured artists:
Wednesday 22nd July 8pm: Fraser Fifield interview with Andrea Vicari from November 2015
Thursday 23rd July 7pm: Lucy Dixon interview with Laurie Burnette from August 2017
Friday 24th July 8pm: Miriam Aziz interview with Laurie Burnette from December 2018
Due to circumstances beyond our control, please note the Jazz London Radio All Stars at the Rich Mix in Bethnal Green has been moved from 22nd March to 13th September 2020. Rich Mix will contact purchasers for an exchange or refund. More details to come for the re-scheduled gig. Thanks for your understanding 🙂
The Rich Mix: Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Sunday 26th July 2020 7:00pm
Deirdre Cartwright, Kevin Davy, Liv Fernandes plus guests – the Jazz London Radio presenters play at the Rich Mix.
Join us for an evening of top class jazz, where
Jazz London Radio All Stars will perform a mix of their best compositions and
Deirdre Cartwright is a London guitarist and composer who became known presenting the BBC TV’s ground breaking series ‘Rockschool’. She played with Afro Latin Jazz group The Guest Stars, recording three albums and toured in 17 countries. In 1991 she formed the Deirdre Cartwright Group and has recorded five albums, and played festivals from Mexico to Warsaw.
Hailing from Nottingham, Kevin Davy studied at Manchester Metropolitan University, attaining a B.A. Degree in General Arts afterwards becoming involved in the arts and music scene there. Kevin has an extensive recorded discography, which includes musical theatre, modern jazz and contemporary music. Kevin has toured extensively with groups such as: Lamb, Lemn Sissay’s Secret Society, and Finley Quaye
Liv Fernandes brings zest to Jazz London Radio with her weekly Soul Jazz Junction programme. Liv also loves the classic singers ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Peggy Lee and will bring a new dimension to the Jazz London Radio All Stars repertoire.
Click here for directions to the Rich Mix
Jazz London Radio interviewed trumpeter Byron Wallen to discuss his Gayan Gamelan Ensemble project and upcoming gigs. You can hear the interview at these times:
Wednesday 8th January: 8pm
Thursday 9th January: 7pm
Friday 10th January: 8pm
Jazz London Radio interviewed rising bass player Teymur Phell to discuss his new CD called Master Volume. You can hear the interview at these times:
Wednesday 4th December: 8pm
Thursday 5th December: 7pm
Friday 6th December: 8pm