Jazz

Interview: Ian Shaw

Jazz vocalist Ian Shaw is helping PRS for Music celebrate its centenary with a concert showcasing 100 Years of British Song. We find out how he’s pulled the project together…

30 seconds interview: Mammal Hands

We spend 30 seconds with Mammal Hands, a nimble trio whose musical dexterity reveals a brilliant grasp of jazz, electronic and cinematic soundscapes.

Playlist: Anton Hunter

Jazz guitarist Anton Hunter has put together this week’s playlist based on the inspiration behind his new Article XI commission. Hear Yo La Tengo, Graham Collier and Mogwai in his selection…

Interview: Tony Bevan

'Improvisation is a life choice,' says the saxophone virtuoso and genre-bender as he embarks on a loose London residency

Interview: Anton Hunter

We meet jazz guitarist Anton Hunter to find out what inspired Article XI, a new piece specially commissioned for this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival…

Interview: Alexander Hawkins

Pianist Alexander Hawkins is one of the fastest rising stars of British jazz. We quiz him about his music ahead of an appearance at the Manchester Jazz Festival…

30 seconds interview: Harleighblu

Notts singer songwriter Harleighblu follows in the footsteps of Emeli Sande and Amy Winehouse with a funk filled take on contemporary soul.