Putting his trust in jazz Eight decades after John Hammond’s celebrated Spirituals To Swing concerts at Carnegie Hall, John White outlines the political machinations behind the events

Profiles Bassist Arild Andersen produces work of “unusual breadth and depth”; pianist Pete Lee “pulls freely from classical and pop music”; saxophonist Eric Alexander holds the line for real jazz

Mike Osborne Barry Witherden recalls "the most mesmerising player in a generation of immensely talented jazz musicians"

Still Clinging to the Wreckage Steve Voce treats big band economics and discovers a horrifying gap in his Louis collection

On the Other Hand Dave Gelly on celebrity Coltrane, the New Orleans revival and hyperbole in jazz nomenclature

Obituaries Hamiet Bluiett; Art Ellefson; Roy Hargrove; Barry McRae; Chuck Morgan; Jimmy Wilkins

Alt. takes The jazz biz daily hails “new” directions but as Brian Morton points out, genius has to make do with one big idea

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