Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

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Arun Luthra Interview

New York saxophonist and konnakol artist Arun Luthra spoke to Charlie Anderson about his blending of jazz and South Indian music.   Tell us about your background and how you got into jazz.      I’m the child of an Indian father and a British mother. I was born in the U.S. and raised in both…

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Noah Ball interview

Charlie Anderson spoke to Noah Ball, the man behind Outlook and Dimensions festivals, and the new UK festival We Out Here.   Noah Ball is the founder and managing director of NVS Music Group, the company behind Outlook & Dimensions festivals. He has been a core part of the Croatian festival market, also responsible for…

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Jazz News (Aug. 2019)

Turner Sims announce new season Turner Sims, Southampton have announced their Autumn jazz series of concerts which include harpist Alina Bzhezhinska, saxophonist Mark Lockheart, pianist Carla Bley, trumpeter Mathias Eick, Chris Potter Circuits Trio and Nikki Yeoh/Zoe Rahman Duo. The season begins on Saturday 28th September with Alina Bzhezhinska’s HipHarp Collective.   Terry Seabrook’s Milestones…

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Big Band Scene (Aug. 2019)

     As discussed last month, the disadvantages of outdoor performances made themselves evident again. In mid June, Jazz on The Prom, a new event, sponsored by Brighton Beach Club and the i360, was badly affected by the weather. Early on, the Sussex Jazz Orchestra had to cut their second set short after driving rain…