Jazz

New jazz generation

We discover a new breed of British jazz artists doing their bit to blow away outdated stereotypes surrounding the genre

Interview: Kit Downes

Mercury Music Prize nominated Kit Downes talks about the piano, the cosmos, working with Matthew Herbert and what it means to be a jazz artist in 2013…

Interview: Pete Wareham

We quiz Melt Yourself Down’s Pete Wareham on how he’s revitalising jazz via a love for Diplo and Nubian sounds

30 Seconds interview: GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin are a Mancunian jazz three piece with a reputation for making ambitious and adventurous music. Giles Peterson is a fan with their debut Fanfares nominated for best jazz album at the Worldwide Awards. M spends 30 Seconds with them to find out why they started writing music and where they look for musical inspiration...

Interview: Jason Yarde

Jazz composer and saxophonist Jason Yarde has garnered some unique praise for his work over the years. His cannon of original compositions and collaborations have consistently been met with cheers of ‘powerful’, ‘spiritual’, ‘formidable’ and even ‘hair-raising’...