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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...

Featured artist: Skinny Pelembe

From Johannesburg to Doncaster. Genre-splicing polymath Skinny Pelembe has spent 2018 releasing a volley of gorgeously abstract trip-hop tunes.

Interview: XamVolo

Neo-soul newcomer XamVolo is a game-changing all-rounder who's getting serious props on both sides of the pond. Here, he opens up his musical mind and lets us have a peek inside...

Featured artist: Mali Hayes

With both Gilles Peterson and Jamie Cullum tipping her for big things, it looks like 2018 is already in the bag for Manchester neo-soul artist Mali Hayes. Get to know her here...

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...

NEW AGE: jazz in 2017

Tina Edwards tunes in to UK jazz’s brightest new stars who are turning heads with their eclectic sounds and asks: isn’t it time we coined a new sub-genre for this?

Featured artist: Yazmin Lacey

Armed with nectar-sweet vocals and a discerning taste in beats, Notts-based Yazmin Lacey is cooking up a classy sound that's two-parts golden era jazz and one-part British urban...

Interview: Vula Viel

Yorkshire music-maker Bex Burch, aka Vula Viel, on life as a trailblazing female percussionist and the inspirations behind her poly-rhythmic stick skills...

Interview: Gilles Peterson

‘There’s a new jazz generation coming and they’ve got swagger’ - BBC 6 Music broadcaster Gilles Peterson on UK jazz…