Day: 23 June 2014

23 June 2014

Guest Column: Julian Nicholas Diary of a Loose Tube part 2

Diary of a Loose Tube – second instalment       A few weeks ago I wrote ‘Diary of a Loose Tube’ in anticipation of our week of rehearsals, a residency at Ronnie’s and the launch gig at the Cheltenham Festival. Listening to the BBC Radio 3 broadcast of the Thursday night set in Soho made me […]

23 June 2014

Dave Holland Interview

With an illustrious career spanning more than 50 years, bassist Dave Holland is now touring with his latest project Prism. He spoke to SJM editor Charlie Anderson.   Let’s start by talking about your latest project, Prism. Is there any significance there in the name Prism?     I was wanting to give the band a […]

23 June 2014

John Scofield Interview

Guitar legend John Scofield took time out from his busy touring schedule to answer questions supplied by one of our readers, guitarist Andy Batkin.   1. Do you practice?   What do you practice?     “I have to practice or else I really suck! I practice things I have to play for upcoming gigs and projects..I […]

23 June 2014

Live Review: John Law Trio at The Verdict

John Law Trio The Verdict, Brighton Friday 20th June, 2014       Bassist Yuri Goloubev’s plane from Moscow was delayed by several hours and a clearly anxious John Law arrived late, having been unable to collect Yuri from the airport.     Instead the audience were treated to a unique duo of John with drummer Tim […]

23 June 2014

Live Review: Paul Richards Latin Trio at The Verdict

Paul Richards Latin Trio The Verdict, Brighton Saturday 21st June          Launching his new album, Empatia, guitarist Paul Richards displayed his deep love of South American music performing a mixture of Brazilian choros, bossa novas and sambas, along with other South American compositions  such as Milongo by Argentinian guitarist Jorge Cardoso and La […]

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