Content tagged with 'jazz'
You can barely get through a review of Steve Lehman’s work without bumping up against the word “angular.” Hairpin turns made by the saxophonist’s horn, along with the pressurized kinetics of his… Read more
John Coltrane – Blue Train Blue Note (Vinyl) By Paul Rigby John Coltrane was an innovator and, like any innovator, he clashed with the traditional ear. Some critics enjoyed his… Read more
As soon as you hear that one of your favourite fiery improvisers has made a disc that spotlights the mellow side of things, the fretting begins. Will it be too… Read more
Samuel Yirga is a young pianist from Addis Ababa, introduced to Real World and Bowers & Wilkins’ Society of Sound through his involvement with the band Dub Colossus. He has… Read more
Probably the best party band in the world, Israel’s hugely funky nine-piece, The Apples, provide this month’s Society of Sound album. Armed with two saxophones, trumpet, trombone, drums, bass and,… Read more