Kit Downes

Interview: Julian Argüelles

Julian Argüelles is one of the most influential figures in UK jazz - we get the lowdown on his new Tetra project featuring some of the best new players on the scene...

How to be a great jazz musician

To celebrate this year’s London Jazz Festival we asked many of the scene’s key players and influencers for their advice on how to make it as a jazz musician in 2014...

Playlist: M magazine 50th issue

This week saw M Magazine celebrate its 50th issue with a party at London’s Social. Anna Meredith, Fimber Bravo and Mo Kolours were the trio of great acts (and recent interviewees) who came down to help us mark the occasion while Horse Meat Disco’s Jim Stanton manned the decks to guide us through the night. Our latest playlist takes in acts from the night as well as some of our favourites from previous issues...