Band On The Wall Playlist – June 2017

Due to other commitments this will be the last monthly preview of forthcoming jazz gigs at Manchester’s Band On The Wall. World of Jazz will continue as the key podcast for new jazz releases and classics from the archives. June  includes two exciting shows: Described by Jazz Times as ‘one of the next big deals on jazz piano’, Alexi Tuomarila is one of the finest … Continue reading Band On The Wall Playlist – June 2017

Ballet : The Music of Michael Gibbs

On the heels of his acclaimed 2016 recording, Cuong Vu Trio Meets Pat Metheny (Nonesuch Records), and his 2014 collaboration with electro-acoustic pianist-composer and Director of the School of Music at the University of Washington Richard Karpen on their Ellington-Strayhorn tribute That The Days Go By And Never Come Again (RareNoiseRecords), trumpeter-composer Cuong Vu joins forces with guest guitarist Bill Frisell on Ballet, a tribute … Continue reading Ballet : The Music of Michael Gibbs