jazz fm awards

Playlist: Cassie Kinoshi

The composer and alto-saxophonist behind SEED Ensemble and Jazz FM Breakthrough Act of the Year 2016 winners Nerija tells us about the tracks she's got on repeat right now...

Interview: Courtney Pine

Jazz giant Courtney Pine has been at the forefront of Britain’s burgeoning scene for 30 years. We get his take on the new acts coming up and how digital is transforming the business...

Interview: Gilles Peterson

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

Interview: Nubiyan Twist

'We need to look forward and have faith in our own talents': Nubiyan Twist's Nubiya Brandon on getting ahead in British jazz in 2017...

Interview: Brand New Heavies

‘We know exactly what we need and what we don’t’ - UK soul phenomena the Brand New Heavies on a DIY approach to their music and why 2016 is their busiest year yet…