Category: Preview

1 March 2020

Preview: Moses Boyd at Patterns

Drummer Moses Boyd won his first MOBO award in 2015 as part of the duo Binker & Moses following their impressive debut album, Dem Ones. More awards followed in 2016 as Binker & Moses won two Jazz FM awards for Breakthrough Act and Best UK Jazz Act, and Best Newcomer at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards. […]

21 October 2019

Preview: Offie Mag Presents PYJÆN and Tina Edwards at Patterns

The band PYJÆN have their origins at Sussex’s Brainchild festival where trumpeter Dylan Jones ordered a cup of coffee. The subsequent misspelling of his name on the coffee cup, PYJÆN, gave him the idea for the name of a new band he had formed with fellow students on the jazz course at Trinity Laban. The […]

16 October 2019

Preview: Skinny Pelembe at Patterns

In May this year guitarist, singer and composer Skinny Pelembe released his new album Dreaming Is Dead Now on the Brownswood label. The multi-talented musician was born in Johannesburg, but grew up in Doncaster and has been part of the new generation of artists to benefit from Gilles Peterson’s Future Bubblers development programme. His unique […]

24 September 2019

Preview: Offie Mag at Patterns with Chloe Bodur, Yadasofi and Ebi Soda

Brighton’s Offie Mag have taken over the jazz club at Patterns for a few months, beginning on Thursday 29th September with a trio of promising talent.   Singer-songwriter Chloé Bodur was born and raised in North West London but moved to Brighton a few years ago to study music. Shortly after her first performance she […]

1 October 2018

Preview: Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival

SJM editor Charlie Anderson preview the Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival, 2018. Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival returns this year with a programme of varied music that embraces free jazz, minimalism and contemporary jazz at four different venues across Brighton. The festival begins on 4th October at The Verdict with a performance by British saxophonist Trevor Watts, […]

13 May 2018

Preview: The Great Escape Festival 2018

Brighton’s Great Escape Festival this year features an array of up-and-coming jazz talent, including Yussef Dayes, Kamaal Williams, Sons of Kemet and Ashley Henry.   The Great Escape Festival has been presenting new music every year since 2006 and presents more than 400 new acts at various venues across Brighton and Hove.   Friday 18th […]

25 August 2017

Philip Clemo – Dream Maps Preview

Musician and transdisciplinary artist Philip Clemo is bringing his latest project to Sussex. The Dream Maps project was originally launched at Kings Place in London last September and features a wealth of talent. The new shows in Sussex will feature a range of special guests including Evi Vine, Steven Hill, cellist Emily Burridge & drummer/percussionist Martyn Barker. […]

1 July 2017

Love Supreme Guide 2017

You can download our guide to Love Supreme 2017 here.   The Love Supreme Festival has quickly become a well-known and popular jazz festival, the only outdoor jazz festival in the UK and is now sold out for the first time in its five year history.     With a similar layout to last years festival, […]

1 June 2017

Love Supreme Preview

    The Love Supreme Festival now reaches its fifth year with big name jazz legends Herbie Hancock and George Benson topping a bill which also sees soul group The Jacksons and singer Corinne Bailey Rae performing on the Main Stage.     Jazz legend Herbie Hancock became famous in the 1960s performing with Miles Davis, as […]

1 July 2016

Love Supreme Preview & Stage Times

Don’t Miss This   Cecile McLorin Salvant Saturday 13:30 Big Top   Scofield Mehldau Guiliana Saturday 17:00 Big Top   Avery*Sunshine Sunday 13:30 Main Stage   Kamasi Washington Sunday 19:30 Big Top     Friday 1st July   Barnacles Leroy Horns leads this unique band comprising three saxophones, trombone and drums.    Duende London based […]

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