- 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: japan
My relationship with Japan goes back to the mid Eighties and one my earliest friendships on the club scene was with Shuya Okino of the Kyoto Jazz Massive. I have fond memories of That Fuss Was Us playing in their … Continue reading
Earlier today, I was thinking about the weather changing and how it gets tougher and tougher for the homeless. Also, I was thinking about how, in these difficult times, so many of us are in danger of not meeting those … Continue reading
In August – 23rd to 29th – Darren Springer’s Ancient Future organisation joins forces with the Hoxton Gallery to showcase the paintings from Tokio Aoyama which mix the myth, music, spirit and the essence of nature into one palette of … Continue reading
Chatting with a friend last night she raised the issue of nuclear power in Japan and what a relief it must be that they’ve finally shut down the nuclear power plants in Japan. While that’s all good, an ongoing disaster … Continue reading
It’s one year on from the Tohoku tsunami and earthquake disaster and in the wake of the stirring images and stories that have reached us I am more than hacked off with a bunch of pro nuclear power scribblers who are … Continue reading
Yesterday, my partner landed in a hot and an oppressively humid Tokyo. She called and asked if there has been much press on the events surrounding the commemoration of the 66th Anniversary of Hiroshima. As a habitual early morning on-line … Continue reading