Mark Guiliana: ‘Listening to Coltrane play a melody on the saxophone makes me want to go practise drums’

In the search for the future of drumming, the end of a leafy, pot-holed lane in the midlands is not exactly the first place you would look. But on (...)

Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe of Heaven
  • Music
  • September 12, 2014, 00:00

Mark Turner’s steady rise to the front ranks of contemporary improvisers is testament to a unique combination of attitude, ability, sound and imaginat(...)

Avishai Cohen: Almah
  • Music
  • February 14, 2014, 00:00

The combination of jazz trio and string quartet is hardly new, but its a union that can still have more than a whiff of gunpowder about it, as (...)

School of jazz: every year, the Sligo Jazz Project assembles a roll call of internationally renowned musicians and puts them in a local national school with a group of students from all over Europe

Rufus Reid has travelled the world and seen more than his fair share of jazz festivals, but the famous bass player has always felt particularly at hom(...)

Avishai Cohen: Triveni II
  • Music
  • April 12, 2013, 01:00

For a trumpeter, it takes more than a little chutzpah to dispense with any chordal instrument and negotiate the sparse ter(...)