Martin Longley digs the unusual tune selections made by Dave Moorwood’s Rascals Of Rhythm.
Won’t you come home to Tile Hill again, Bill Bailey?, asks Martin Longley.
Martin Longley begins his coverage of the Gent Jazz Festival, one of Europe’s finest double weekenders.
Martin Longley heard Horace Silver, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock and Louis Armstrong tunes mingled together in an unusual jazz combination.
FEMI OYEBODE TRAVELS TO THE DEEP SOUTH OF THE US TO TAKE IN SOME GREAT MUSIC IN NEW ORLEANS AND BEYOND
Trumpets can be the perfect conduit for space-sounds from the outer reaches. Martin Longley’s squatting on the NYC launch pad…
Dave Woodhall talks us through the highlights of part two of the Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival.
More good news for the city’s cultural scene.
It’s that time of year when jazz takes over Birmingham once more.
For the third year running Winterbourne House and Garden will play host to the 29th Birmingham International Jazz Festival
Roy Forbes and the Brian Dee Quartet perform The Unforgettable Nat King Cole at The Public
There will be a chance to pay tribute to a doyen of the Birmingham music scene next month.
Dave Woodhall talks to Courtney Pine ahead of the jazz legend’s Birmingham show at the weekend.
The award winning multi-instrumentalist Courtney Pine makes a rare appearance at Birmingham’s The Drum on Saturday 27 April 2013
New York Sounds: Dizzy’s Club And The Iridium
One of Britain’s best live bands Sad Café are set to make their Jam House debut in the biggest line up of legendary and emerging stars in the venue’s history.
A series of events from around the globe have been announced for two of the city’s leading venues.
Birmingham Jazz is entering the New Year with an even more impressive mix of leading national, regional and local jazz.
Martin Longley journeyed to Tampere to eat reindeer and chase some adventurous jazz music…
Martin Longley’s quaff-of-choice certainly ain’t Guinness, but he still ventured across the waves to drink in the Cork Jazz Festival…
New events announced for Birmingham venues
Wayne Shorter, jazz master, in Birmingham. Richard Lutz reviews it.
Birmingham’s Town Hall plays host to jazz legend Wayne Shorter next Thursday Nov 1.
Martin Longley follows the long and winding River Erdre in Nantes. That’s the inspired location of a spiffing weekender jazzfest in the vibrant French port…
The second weekend of the Gent Jazz Festival broadens its scope to funk, reggae and rock’n’roll. Martin Longley jumps, slumps and pumps…
A run down of who’s lined up for the Birmingham Jazz Programme, Autumn 2012
The newly independent Birmingham Jazz is putting its membership at the centre of its activities with its new autumn season.
With the Great British Summer just around the corner, Birmingham is readying itself for the annual invasion of jazz bands and jazz fans from all over the UK and from abroad.
Dave Woodhall pays tribute to a remarkable man
Jazz fans throughout the Midlands have been waiting to see what the next move for long-time promoter Birmingham Jazz will be.