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 Interview, Tori Handsley on Influences, Improvisation and the Future

by Josh Lee

On the eve of releasing her new album As We Stand, featuring regular collaborators Ruth Goller and Moses Boyd, Josh catches up with jazz harpist Tori Handsley to talk about her influences, approach to improvisation, and plans for the future.

 Interview, Gwilym Simcock

by Matt Groom

Matt talks to pianist Gwilym Simcock about his latest album Near and Now, and the album's live London debut at King's Place.

 Interview, Nicola Benedetti on Wynton Marsalis

by Katherine Cooper

The violinist talks to Katherine about premiering the legendary jazz musician's Violin Concerto (released earlier this month on Decca), which draws on influences as diverse as Robert Johnson, Duke Ellington, Scottish folk music and Stravinsky.

 Interview, Dave Douglas on Devotion and The Sacred Harp

by Matt Groom

Matt speaks to NY based trumpeter Dave Douglas about his new album Devotion, a collaboration with pianist Uri Caine and legendary drummer Andrew Cyrille.

 Interview, Will Todd on his Jazz Missa Brevis

by David Smith

The composer Will Todd talks to David about his new album of jazz-infused choral works, pairing a set of Passiontide works with a new Missa Brevis.

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