jazz

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...

Playlist: Music for Youth

With thousands of kids descending on the Royal Albert Hall next week for the Music For Youth Proms, the youth music charity have put together this cracking taster playlist for us...

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.

In session: Zara McFarlane

Watch genre-hopping Zara McFarlane perform the hypnotic and irresistible Freedom Chain, at a recent PRS Present event in London.

30 seconds interview: Blue Lab Beats

The duo are part of London's booming contemporary jazz scene, throwing grime, hip hop, neo-soul and Carribean into their melting pot of influences. We catch up ahead of SXSW...

Interview: Moses Boyd

Award-winning jazz drumming ace Moses Boyd is busy packing up his sticks to play a solo set at SXSW next week. We find out what's in store...

Playlist: Emmavie

Harrow native Emmavie makes smooth, soulful electronic infused hip hop that has already got BBC Radio 1Xtra, Paper Magazine and Oprah Winfrey in a spin. She takes the reins for this week's playlist here.

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: Bahla

The contemporary jazz outfit reveal how Jewish folklore became entangled in their sound...