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

World of Jazz 229

PLAYLIST Charlie Rouse – November Afternoon – Soul Mates Luke Sellick – Q Tippin – Alchemist Jan Nijdam Kwartet – Whimsical Elf – Bij De Dieren Thuis Fela Kuti – Coffin For The Head of State – Coffin For The Head of State Marquis Hill, Jeff Parker, Joachim Florent, Denis Fournier – Lane Open – Escape Lane Marion Brown – Body and Soul – Back To Paris … Continue reading World of Jazz 229

Alchemist

A 9-song exposition featuring some of the most prominent instrumentalists of New York’s next generation. It is an auspicious artistic statement combining themes relating to faith, upbringing, mentorship and an ongoing quest for knowledge, from the distant past to the present day. Prelude and Hymn are reflective meditations on Sellick’s Christian faith, which was instilled in him during his Canadian upbringing. This upbringing is celebrated … Continue reading Alchemist