Tag: Claire Martin

1 January 2020

Jazz News (Jan. 2020)

Brian Homer Photo Exhibition Freelance jazz photographer Brian Homer has a new exhibition at Centrala in Birmingham from 15th January to 1st February. The exhibition features photographs from a collaborative pilot research project called Everyday Jazz Life, a photographic project on contemporary jazz musicians lives in Birmingham and coincides with the Documenting Jazz Conference at […]

1 October 2019

Live Review: Jazz for Europe

Jazz for Europe The Brunswick, Hove Thursday 29th August, 2019 Organised by percussionist and Jazzwise editor-in-chief Jon Newey together with Terry Seabrook and Julian Nicholas, this was an evening that brought together a diverse range of musicians from the jazz community, united in their desire for a united Europe. The house band of saxophonist Julian […]

1 September 2019

Jazz News (Sept. 2019)

2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards The full list of nominees for the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards have been announced with Brighton’s The Verdict jazz club nominated for Jazz Venue of the Year and Claire Martin OBE nominated for Jazz Vocalist of the Year. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Tuesday 3rd December. […]

1 May 2019

Words…Claire Martin

      I was born in 1967 in Wimbledon which is where I grew up. Well actually I grew up in Colliers Wood, but Wimbledon sounds posher. I went to a stage school part-time from the ages of 5 to 15 and without doubt those years shaped me. My childhood was spent wishing I was a […]

1 May 2019

Album Review: Claire Martin – Believin’ It

Claire Martin Believin’ It (Linn AKD 563) This is Claire Martin’s 20th album for Linn Records and it has all of the hallmarks that you would expect from Britain’s top jazz vocalist: assured lines, technical mastery and some hard swinging tunes. Her all Swedish trio are with her every step of the way. Pianist Martin […]

1 May 2019

Jazz News (May 2019)

Love Supreme Line Up Announcement Love Supreme Festival have announced more artists to their line up, with The Cinematic Orchestra joining headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill and Gladys Knight. The Cinematic Orchestra have released their first album in 12 years, To Believe, on the Ninja Tune label. The line up for The Bandstand and Friday night’s Arena […]

1 February 2019

Jazz News (Feb. 2019)

Joe Armon-Jones Ezra Collective pianist Joe Armon-Jones received the Session of the Year award at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards for his Maida Vale session last year. He performs with his band at Patterns in Brighton on Friday 22nd February.   Jacob Collier Multi-Grammy award winner Jacob Collier appears at Brighton’s Concorde 2 on Monday 18th […]

1 October 2018

Jazz News (Oct. 2018)

Charlie Anderson rounds up the latest jazz news.   Claire Martin OBE and Pete Long have started a new jazz podcast, entitled Croydon Omelette, which aims to be both informative and fun. Last year they presented the Christmas show on Jazz FM, and previously Claire was a regular host on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Line […]

1 October 2018

Live Review: Peter Ind at 90 at The Verdict

Peter Ind at 90 The Verdict, Brighton Friday 14th September, 2018   “When I was younger, if I said ‘fuck’ it would be the end of the world. It no longer is, and I love saying it. Fuck!”   -Peter Ind   Peter Ind’s career began in 1949 when he travelled to America as a […]

1 September 2017

Live Review: Summer Festival Roundup Review

Summer Festival Roundup Various Venues       The event Gilles Peterson on the Beach on Saturday 29th July sounded promising with a whole day of live music followed by a DJ set by the man himself. Unfortunately, the badly organised event was delayed by several hours and accompanied by heavy rain. However, vocalist Claire Martin […]

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