Unearthing a never-before-heard studio recording by Bill Evans in a tape archive in Germany is akin to discovering another Caravaggio. Evans is (...)

Pianist Bill Evans casts a long shadow. More than half a century after his groundbreaking recordings introduced a new language to jazz, Evans’s influ(...)

The studio of Edward McGuire, which his wife, Sally Maguire, donated to Imma. Photograph: Nick Miller

Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin ***** In 2009, Sally McGuire donated the studio of her late h(...)

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo: Unlike his predecessor, Turnbull is articulate and doesn’t come as across as permanently spoiling for a fight. Photograph: Adek Berry/ EPA

Two months after his own Liberal Party dumped Tony Abbott as prime minister, Australia is a more relaxed and confident country. In September, just be(...)

This duet by an emerging pianist and his mentor would have been of interest anyway – an opportunity to hear one of the most influential voices in E(...)

Phronesis: the jazz trio consists of (from left) English pianist Ivo Neame, Danish bassist Jasper Høiby and Swedish drummer Anton Eger. Photograph: Peter Van Breukelen

Popularity is not a condition that afflicts many young jazz musicians. Even for the best, writing, rehearsing and performing challenging creative m(...)

Enrico Zanisi Trio: Keywords
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  • February 7, 2014, 00:00

Pianist Enrico Zanisi doesn’t necessarily want to change the world. Those familiar with the lineage of the piano trio, stretching from Bill Evans thro(...)

Jimmy Cobb performing in San Sebastian, Spain, last year. Photograph: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images

The passage of time, and the shocking mortality rate among jazz musicians in mid-20th century New York, have conspired to leave drummer Jimmy Cobb (...)

Few phrases come with as much caché as the title of this new live recording from one of Europe’s most distinguished jazz(...)