- Great Day In London…. Warriors come out to play-yay….
- LIFE BETWEEN ISLANDS: CARIBBEAN BRITISH ART 1950’s – NOW….
- The Graphic Art of Ian Swift…. Here comes Vol. 2…
- THE RETURN OF PAULINE MELVILLE: A True Master Of Chaos
- THEY CALLED HIM “FRENCHIE”… Photographer, fellow traveller & friend…. Jean Bernard Sohiez RIP
Tag Archives: Brownswood
Daymé Arocena launched her forthcoming debut album on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood imprint in the intimate setting of St Pancras Old Church in front an audience charged with anticipation. Last night I ventured into hinterlands of Kings Cross in search of … Continue reading
The buzz on this project has bee building quietly and the Steve Reid Foundation and Brownswood are delighted to announce the release of Emanative’s album ‘The Light Years of Darkness’ featuring a host of talents from Earl Zinger, Idris Ackamore, … Continue reading
CARNIVAL WEEKEND: JAZZ RE-FEST II kicks off at The Flyover in Ladbroke Grove. After the success of the 1st JAZZ RE:FEST last year, the Jazz re:freshed crew have answered the call to do it all again this year and the … Continue reading
FRESH! Some new music to check out that’s found a home in my current listening pile. First up, a bold 4 track trio EP, from electric harpist Tori Handsley. I know Tori from the Freedom pure-improv jams where she turned … Continue reading
Dropped into the BME at the 02 last night. Along with a hundred-or -so other like minded souls I enjoyed a nicely structured discussion on the impact The Wailers 1973 debut LP for Island Records – ‘Catch A Fire’ – … Continue reading
Despite rejecting ’nuff offers of projects over the years something about Gilles Peterson’s Cuba project f elt right! The results of their visits to Havana and beyond are now beginning to surface… here’s a taste… “I was totally out of … Continue reading
The DEEP JAZZ QUIZ was posted on Dec 15th and as I’ve said… a lot of the answers to those deeper questions were to be found in the back issues of Straight No Chaser…. others, are for some people, common … Continue reading
Ohhhh maaan… I was distressed to hear about the fire at Sony’s DADC distribution centre in Enfield which was burnt to the ground during the riots. This is a tragedy… a tragedy that will seriously impact on the most creative … Continue reading