Tag: Tony Kofi

23 March 2020

Livestream Review: Alina Bzhezhinska and Tony Kofi

Alina Bzhezhinska and Tony Kofi Livestream from Alina’s house Sunday 22nd March, 2020 ‘Unprecedented’ is the word of the moment, but there is nothing new under the sun. In 1918, at the dawn of the jazz age, the Spanish flu swept the world with devastating consequences, due in part to the authorities’ failure to recognise […]

1 April 2018

Live Review: Portrait of Cannonball at The Verdict

Portrait of Cannonball The Verdict, Brighton Friday 16th March, 2018       Covering all of the classic Adderley brother’s repertoire, this show was put together by pianist Alex Webb and featured the frontline soloing power of alto saxophonist Tony Kofi and trumpeter Byron Wallen. An entertaining show, but hardly a whistle-stop tour of Cannonball’s career, […]

12 May 2014

Live Review: Tonight at Noon at The Brunswick

Tonight At Noon with Tony Kofi The Brunswick, Hove Monday 5th May, 2014       On the same night that saw Snarky Puppy performing in Brighton, there was a small but appreciative audience to see this enthusiastic group of jazz musicians from Finland. Led by the driving drumming work of André Sumelius, the band drew […]

14 April 2014

Tony Kofi Interview

Saxophonist Tony Kofi studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, performed in The Jazz Warriors and worked with Andrew Hill and Sam Rivers. On his debut album, All Is Know, he recorded the music of Thelonious Monk. In 2010 he recorded an album with Jamaladeen Tacuma and jazz legend Ornette Coleman. Here he answers […]

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