Tag: South Coast Jazz Festival

1 January 2016

Arun Ghosh Interview

Clarinettist Arun Ghosh discusses his music, ahead of his appearance at the 2016 South Coast Jazz Festival this month.   Did you always want to be a clarinettist?     “I always wanted to be a musician, ever since I started playing the recorder at primary school! I got the bug, played it all the time […]

1 January 2016

Alex Garnett Interview

Charlie Anderson: I last interviewed you a year ago, what have you been doing since? Alex Garnett: “Hi Charlie, nice to talk to you again. Since we last spoke I’ve been busy, I feel blessed. Apart from a myriad of one-offs and rent jobs, I'm a regular part of the Ronnie Scott's team and I have […]

1 February 2015

Live Review: South Coast Jazz Festival 2015

Claire Martin Vocal Workshop South Coast Jazz Festival Friday 23rd January 2015   Lou Beckerman sat in as an observer at Claire Martin’s South Coast Jazz Festival Vocal Workshop and here gives a review: Claire Martin doesn’t do a great deal of teaching so this SCJF Vocal Workshop was a brilliant opportunity for twelve singer […]

1 January 2015

Julian Nicholas Interview

Julian Nicholas: saxophonist, composer, educator and now co-curator of the South Coast Jazz Festival. Meeting at The Verdict jazz club in Brighton, he talked to Charlie Anderson about the new festival and his views on the jazz scene in Brighton and the South Coast.   Julian began by talking about his early experiences of the […]

15 September 2014

Claire Martin OBE Interview

  It’s a busy time for Claire Martin OBE. Her new album is due for release and is receiving rave reviews. She is also, with local musician Julian Nicholas, forging ahead with plans for the first South Coast Jazz Festival to be held in January next year. On a rare morning at home, I visited […]

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