Jazz

Sound Effect – Laura Jurd

Welcome to our latest playlist, this time compiled by award-winning British trumpet player Laura Jurd. Check out her selection of inspirations and influences...

In print: M62

Vince Clarke // Shirley Collins // Madness // Tastemakers Tips 2017 // Laura Jurd // Eddy Grant // Pixie Geldof // John Rutter // Read it here…

Tastemaker tips for 2017

We asked some of the UK’s leading musical minds to tell us who they think is going to succeed in 2017. Stay ahead of the curve and have a tug into selections including Rhain, Dave and Metrik...

Interview: The Breath

Manchester outfit The Breath are a soulful fusion of folk and electronica born from the Cinematic Orchestra - we catch up with them to find out more about their successful 2016…

Interview: Laura Jurd

‘With this sort of music, it’s not about having a big break, it’s about having the courage to carry on’ - jazz trumpet composer Laura Jurd tells us how to succeed outside the mainstream…