Tag: Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival

1 November 2018

Live Review: Terry Riley at Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival

Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival: Terry Riley St. Luke’s Church, Brighton Monday 8th October, 2018   Celebrating its third successful year, Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival was fortuitous enough to have some of the biggest names in contemporary music listed on its programme. As sunset hit the high gothic points of the magnificent venue that is St […]

1 November 2018

Live Review: Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival at St. Luke’s Church

Brighton Alternative Jazz Festival: Adam Fairhall, David Birchall/Andrew Cheetham/Julie Kjaer/Hannah Marshall, Laura Jurd’s Dinosaur, Ivo Perelman & Matthew Shipp, Peter Brötzmann & Full Blast, Irreversible Entanglements St. Luke’s Church, Brighton Saturday 13th October, 2018   Still illuminated from the previous week’s performance of legendary composer Terry Riley, St Luke’s Church had the enormous honour of […]

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, […]

1 September 2018

Jazz News (Sept. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news. Click on the blue links for more information (links take you to third party websites).       September sees Splash Point Jazz Festival coming to 3 separate venues around Eastbourne on Sunday 30th September, whilst Jazz In The Round host the Emergence Festival in Hastings over the […]

1 August 2018

Jazz News (Aug. 2018)

    The Pavilion Cafe Bar in Worthing has announced a new series of monthly jazz concerts beginning in October with artists that include Robert Fowler, Allison Neale, Colin Oxley, Winston Rollins, Jo Fooks and Jacqui Hicks.     Splash Point Jazz Festival in Eastbourne have announced that they will be supporting local children’s charity Chestnut Tree […]

1 September 2016

Ingrid Laubrock Interview

  You’ve worked with Tom Rainey before on the album And Other Desert Towns, how is your latest album with him different?     “Tom and I have worked together since 2007. We play in a number of groups and have played a lot of composed as well as improvised music together – our duo being […]

1 September 2016

Jazz News (Sept. 2016)

    Splash Point Jazz, are setting up a new jazz club. They will be putting on a monthly jazz gig at The Fishermen’s Club on Royal Parade on the last Wednesday of the month. Launching on Wednesday 28th September with Art Themen and Andy Panayi it will continue on Wednesday 26th October with Mark Nightingale and […]

1 August 2016

Jazz News (August 2016)

    Congratulations to JazzLondonLive, the new London jazz listings website and smartphone app for reaching their funding goal via Kickstarter.     Mary Greig’s Jazz In London listings publication stopped in April this year but musicians Sarah Chaplin and Mick Sexton began a Kickstarter campaign in May, hoping to raise £10,000. With the beta version of […]

1 July 2016

Jazz News (July 2016)

    As the Love Supreme Festival reaches its fourth successful year continuing with its mixture of soul-jazz and contemporary jazz, funded by corporate sponsors, there is some jazz for jazz fans, in the shape of American vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant, saxophonist Kamasi Washington and the unique collaboration between John Scofield, Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana. […]

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