Pi Recordings celebrates releases the 50th anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago by releasing the double album We Are on The Edge!
Kevin Le Gendre
Alicia Olatuja excellent new album Intuition: Songs From The Minds Of Women has a crystal clear premise: a celebration of female composers that resonates with demands for gender equality in wider society, especially in the age of the TimesUp and MeToo movements.
Every week, Qwest TV revisits an album that has become a classic. Released in January 1965, John Coltrane's A Love Supreme is one of the most powerful albums jazz has ever seen.
On Infection In The Sentence the young pianist shows an open mindedness when it comes different forms of expression – both past and present – and the maturity required to chart the course ahead.
Recording In a Silent Way, Miles Davis paved the way to electric jazz in February 1969. Qwest TV takes a closer look to the story of this revolutionary album.
They made our year! Here is a shortlist of the albums chosen by Qwest TV's journalists amongst the best releases of 2018.
Joseph Jarman has passed away at the age of 81 and the world of African-American culture in the widest possible sense is all the poorer for it.
German pianist-composer Alexander Von Schlippenbach led this mid ‘70s studio session, but the abundance not just of other leaders but innovators – Anthony Braxton, Evan Parker, Peter Broztmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, Kenny Wheeler, to name but some – makes this very much an all-star session.
Leader of Healing Unit, Paul Wacrenier told Qwest TV about the anchor points of the blues and free jazz inspired music of his music. The french ensemble just released Repeat Please!, their third album.
This five-vinyl reissue package including Don Rendell & Ian Carr's Shades Of Blue, Dusk Fire, Phase 111, Live! and Change Is represents a treasure trove, even in today’s crowded marketplace of box sets.