Jason Moran

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Craig Taborn: “The decisions are coming to a large extent in real time, and I find that pretty exciting.”

It’s a sign of a musician comfortable in his own skin that Avenging Angel, Craig Taborn’s much-lauded solo debut for the ECM label in 2011, is not som(...)

Michael Wollny breathes new life into the piano trio
Jazz: The best gigs this week
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  • October 28, 2017, 05:00

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Various venues, continues till Sunday 29th. guinnessjazzfestival.com Those interested in where jazz is headed in the (...)

Kansas City-born saxophonist Logan Richardson has gone all out on his debut for Blue Note, recruiting what can best be described as band of ringers. (...)

It’s just over 10 years since drummer Seb Rochford and his genre-defying Polar Bear emerged and proved it’s possible to find an audience for “(...)

Charles Lloyd: ‘I wouldn’t be out here on the road if I didn’t feel younger than springtime in the music.’ Photograph: Douglas Mason/Getty Images

Charles Lloyd’s grandfather never entered a house by the back door, and that seems to explain something elusive about the way his grandson plays th(...)

Marc Cary Focus Trio: Four Directions
  • Music
  • December 20, 2013, 00:00

Keyboard polyglot Marc Cary neatly anticipates any accusations of dilettantism with the title of his trio’s second studio album for trailblazing NYC i(...)

Ralph Alessi: Baida
  • Music
  • October 25, 2013, 00:00

Trumpeter Ralph Alessi’s debut for ECM brings together four masters of the New York scene on a set of original compositions that offer plenty of room (...)

Cork manager Conor Counihan: “By the time they get there, watch the game and then go home to wherever they live in West Cork for example, you could be talking 1am, 2am, or later.”

Conor Counihan and his dummy teams have been the topic of much comment this summer. It was the stick his critics used to beat him after the Munster fi(...)