Jazz

Interview: Zara McFarlane

With a deep love of everything from Pharoah Sanders to Studio One, Zara McFarlane's third LP Arise promises an explosive sonic mix. We get the skinny on how it came together...

Playlist: Cassie Kinoshi

The composer and alto-saxophonist behind SEED Ensemble and Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year 2016 winners Nerija tells us about the tracks she's got on repeat right now...

Playlist: Afropunk London

Footloose festival Afropunk dabbles at the cutting edge of black urban culture, cooking up an untouchable line-up of genre-hopping talent. Our new playlist celebrates the London 2017 edition...

NEW AGE: jazz in 2017

Tina Edwards tunes in to UK jazz’s brightest new stars who are turning heads with their eclectic sounds and asks: isn’t it time we coined a new sub-genre for this?

Featured artist: Yazmin Lacey

Armed with nectar-sweet vocals and a discerning taste in beats, Notts-based Yazmin Lacey is cooking up a classy sound that's two-parts golden era jazz and one-part British urban...