Jazz

Playlist: EFG London Jazz Festival

This week's playlist has been compiled for us by Serious, the good folk behind the EFG London Jazz Festival. Artists featured are many of those performing at this year's event including Kris Bowers, The Bad Plus and Randy Weston.

Interview: Jacob Banks

Young songwriter Jacob Banks is best known for his 21st century take on r’n’b and soul. We quiz him on working with Plan B and his forthcoming debut album…

Interview: Guy Barker

The London Jazz Festival 2014 launches this week with acclaimed conductor and composer Guy Barker’s Jazz Voices. We caught up with Guy to quiz him behind this now yearly institution in the jazz calendar…

Interview: Georgia Mancio

London’s Revoice! Festival is back for its 5th year bigger than ever before. Founder and jazz vocalist Georgia Mancio tells us how the event has grown…

Interview: Robert Mitchell

Award winning composer Robert Mitchell is taking on his most ambitious work yet in the form of Invocation, a cross-genre classical suite. We quiz him on the ideas behind the piece…

Interview: Riot Jazz Brass Band

Manchester’s Riot Jazz Brass Band have been doing their bit to revitalise traditional brass sounds with electronica and hip hop. We quiz Steve Pycroft from the band to find out how…