- KAMASI WASHINGTON – The Epic: Sweeney Kovar interview
- TRIBAL WAR, CIA, DONS & DRUGS – Marlon James’ ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings
- FREEDOM! The Festival… Tony Kofi conjures Ornette, Xenicibis arrives & Black Top mash it up!
- Ornette Coleman: Somethin’ Else!!!
- BRIAN CASE presents ON THE SNAP : Three Decades of Snapshots from the World of Jazz Film & Crime Fiction
Tag Archives: Free Jazz
HAPPINESS is 180 gram double vinyl… seen! The boys at Gearbox just mailed me this shot of my rapidly shrinking self, clutching ‘Nucleus with Leon Thomas’ in their supa audiophile studio. This terrific unreleased live session is led by the … Continue reading
Just posted the first of a what’s planned to be a series of deep jazz “mixtapes” for our Stereophonic-Supply.co set up. Having been diggin’ for tunes to play at the FREEDOM! session at Charlie Wright’s Int. Bar in Hoxton (4th … Continue reading
I first encountered Nadjib Le Fleurier at FREEDOM!, our Sunday night pure improv-jam session at Charlie Wright’s and these are selection of shots that materialised from the second session which featured a host of players and singers. In house were … Continue reading
The latest in episode in Jazzman’s Spiritual Jazz series digs deep into the archives of numerous European record labels to reveal a brace of gems recorded by African American master musicians like Sahib Shihab, Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, Sun Ra, … Continue reading
FREEDOM! “In composition you have all the time you want to decide what to say in 15 seconds, in improvisation you have 15 seconds.” (Steve Lacy)
It’s a freezing cold Sunday night and as I waited at the bus stop, weighed down by a bag of vinyl, I had to wonder who would brave the weather and venture to Hoxton for the launch of our FREEDOM … Continue reading
It was way back in the hazy mists of time that I initially encountered the art of what’s become European “improv”. I’m sure they didn’t call it that back then but it was a very feisty and British take on … Continue reading