Robert Glasper

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Lauryn Hill performing at Brixton Academy, London in 1999. Photograph:  Chris Lopez/Sony Music Archive/Getty Images

At the 1999 Grammy Awards, Lauryn Hill marked her coronation by singing a simple song about her newborn son. With legendary axe-man Carlos Santana car(...)

Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca is doing with the music of his homeland what US pioneers like Robert Glasper are doing with jazz – drilling down into t(...)

Trumpeter David Hinton of the Bare Brass Band performing at an open-air gig on Emmet Place on Friday, part of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Up to 40,000 people descended on Cork at the weekend for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. The festival is celebrating its 38th birthday, featuring m(...)

Members of Cork’s Groove Collective Cian O’Sullivan, Fiona Nolan and Seb Schneider as the 34th Guinness Cork Jazz Festival gets under way. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Bridge may have an image as that most sedate and genteel of card games while jazz originated in the dangerously seductive world of New Orleans brothe(...)

Meghan Murray, Fiona Kiely, Pat O’Donnell and Paul Dowling of Cork band Collage & Co at the launch of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2016.

Grammy award-winning jazz pianist Robert Glasper and acclaimed jazz drummer Jason Marsalis are among the acts lined up to play this year’s Guinness Co(...)

Meet the musician behind the album of 2015 to date. His name is Kamasi Washington and the album is called The Epic. It’s epic by name and by nature(...)

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 “(...)

Soak from Derry

ANNIE MAC BBC Radio 1 DJ LAPSLEY Eighteen, Scouse, sassy, self-taught: there is nothing not to love about Holly Fletcher. She stayed(...)

Flying Lotus’s Brainfeeder label has become a five-star lodging for maverick musicians. So it makes sense for Brooklyn producer Taylor McFerrin to (...)

Marc Cary Focus Trio: Four Directions
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  • 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(...)

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