Jazz

9 new acts for 2019: tastemakers tips

For our first playlist of 2019, we hand over the baton to some of the UK's best musical minds to learn who they'll be keeping their eyes and ears on this year...

Interview: Rachel Nelken, The Albany

'Collaborating with artists is the thing that drives us. What we’re really interested in is how we can make a difference' - The Albany's Rachel Nelken on how the south London venue is supporting talent...

Playlist: Dat Brass

Looking for your next festival live favourites? Dat Brass are a 10 piece collective whose high-octane blend of jazz and hip-hop is taking gig-goers by storm. Tune in to their killer playlist here...

Interview: Ishmael Ensemble

Ishmael Ensemble have found fans in everyone from electro icon Caribou to Detroit techno legend Carl Craig. Here, mastermind Pete Cunningham chats about their 7" trilogy inspired by Bristol.

Interview: Vula Viel

Vula Viel are a genre-busting trio who have won over Iggy Pop and Gilles Peterson with their deep, grooved-out sounds. Get the skinny on the making of their ace new LP...

30 seconds interview: Pete Beardsworth

Pete Beardsworth is a sax and keys player, soundscaper and beatmaker working at the more spiritual end of the jazz spectrum. Get to know him ahead of the release of his debut EP...

Interview: Szun Waves

'It felt weird putting my lips round it and blowing through it in front of people!' Szun Waves' Jack Wyllie on overcoming his saxophone complex and what's in store for LP number two...