Jazz

Playlist: Four Letter Word

The London promoters bring an eclectic mix of jazz, hip-hop, soul and electronic to some of east London's best-loved venues. Here, they serve up highlights for their upcoming weekender...

Interview: Helena Kay

Rising jazz talent Hannah Kay on the making of her debut LP and how an early love of Sonny Rollins and Cannonball Adderley kickstarted her tenor sax journey...

Interview: Nubya Garcia

Award-winning saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia is at the heart of the UK’s resurgent jazz movement - we get her take...

Interview: Yazz Ahmed

'New listeners are drawn to the honesty and authenticity of jazz – it’s not fake and it’s not trying to sell you something': Yazz Ahmed on the growing appeal of the genre...

Tastemaker tips for 2018

Some of the UK’s leading tastemakers let us in on the acts they’re tipping for big things over the coming months. Tune in here for tips from Vice, BBC Radio, GRM Daily and more...

Found sound: noise as art

More and more musicians are downing instruments in favour of capturing the natural noises outside their studio. We delve into their sonic world…

Sound Effect – YolanDa Brown

The award-winning songwriter, saxophonist, bandleader and broadcaster shares the songs that have soundtracked her life, featuring Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and more...

Interview: John Harle

Composer and saxophonist John Harle shares his insight from life at the forefront of British musical innovation...