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Last night, on International Jazz Day, Scottish saxophonist Matt Carmichael and his quartet performed at The Globe in Newcastle. A finalist in BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 and winner of the Peter Whittingham Development Award 2019, Carmichael has much acclaim to his name and there was great anticipation and excitement surrounding his livestream performance. WithContinue reading “Matt Carmichael Quartet – Livestream Review”
Well-known in the North East jazz scene, vocalist Zoë Gilby launched her new album Aurora on Friday evening, performing at Gosforth Civic Theatre. Gilby’s new album concept is a compelling one: taking the melodies from the songs of American trumpet player Tom Harrell, she has written lyrics for them which appreciate, reshape and renew hisContinue reading “Aurora with Zoë Gilby and Noel Dennis – Livestream Review”
Télémaque are a trio of improvisers, made up of Joe McPhee, John Pope, and Paul Hession. Their debut recording, The King’s Hall Concert, has just been released in April 2020, but it’s actually a live recording from Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music back in 2018. The trio performed their set in 2018 toContinue reading “Télémaque – The King’s Hall Concert”
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