Tag: Jazz Re:freshed

1 September 2019

Live Review: Jazz Re:Fest 2019

Jazz Re:Fest 2019 Brighton Dome, Brighton Saturday 27th July, 2019 First up to take the stage was alto saxophonist and composer Camilla George. Backed by a band of prominent London players including guitarist Shirley Tetteh and bassist Daniel Casimir to name a few, forming the perfect ensemble that brought Camilla’s heavily groove-enthused compositions to life. […]

1 March 2019

Sarah Tandy Interview

Entitled Infection in the Sentence, pianist Sarah Tandy’s debut album takes its inspiration from a poem by Emily Dickinson. Tandy has a love of both literature and music, learning piano from a young age. “My mum was a piano teacher so when I was a kid, from really young, at 4 or 5, I was […]

1 March 2019

Album Review: Sarah Tandy – Infection in the Sentence

Sarah Tandy Infection in the Sentence (Jazz Re:freshed) Sarah Tandy has quietly been positioned as one of the movement’s most credible forces, emerging from the fertile South London scene as keys player for Nu Civilisation Orchestra, Maisha, Where Pathways Meet, Camilla George, Nubya Garcia, Nerija, and many more, and earning a ringing endorsement from the […]

1 February 2019

Rosie Turton Interview

How did your new album come about? The album is a 5ive, which is a series that Jazz Re:freshed do, where a musician will write and record five tunes. They’re all composed by me, apart from one tune, Butterfly, which is my own arrangement of Herbie Hancock’s classic tune. It’s taken inspiration from all over […]

16 July 2018

Interview: Justin McKenzie of Jazz Re:freshed

Jazz Re:freshed began in 2003 as a weekly live music event but soon grew into a larger arts organisation that helps promote the younger generation of jazz artists through educational work, a record label and its annual summer festival, Jazz Re:Fest which comes to Brighton Dome on Sunday 22nd July. SJM Editor Charlie Anderson spoke […]

1 March 2018

The Column: Eddie Myer – Forward to Victory

    The New York Times ushered in the New Year with a blog feature from its pop critic Jon Caramanica in cahoots with  Giovanni Russonello, who covers jazz for The New York Times, and Natalie Weiner, a staff writer for Bleacher Report who writes about jazz for Billboard and JazzTimes. The presence of a female […]

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