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ANY FRIEND OF JAZZ IS A BUDDY OF MINE

With no formal training, Charles Buddy Bolden created a unique improvising style with his horn. Essentially, he paved the way for jazz by arranging rural blues, spirituals and ragtime music for brass instruments.

MUSIC OFFERS SHELTER FROM THE STORM

His third offering, reflective of the twentieth century, took us to areas such as Cadiz in his own Sailor´s Dream and Barcelona with his Sunset In The Park of Guell and he played a Tribute to Lorca with another of hios own works, Cordoba: Far Away And Alone.

HIS ´N´ HERS JAZZ AS ARTS COME BACK

It has been almost ten years since four particular string virtuosos last performed together but Yo-Yo Ma on cello, Stuart Duncan on fiddle, Edgar Meyer on bass, and Chris Thile on mandolin, are coming back together for the long-awaited Goat Rodeo reunion.

TOM JONES: a singer Surrounded By Time

he deserves our applause and our gratitude, and it has taken me far too long to recognise that.

EULIS CATHEY : Broadcaster & Record Exec.

While at Verve he also began working as a producer, and in that capacity was a Grammy nominee for his work (co-producing with Bill Cosby) on the 1992 Jimmy Heath album Little Man Big Band.
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OF MEN AND WOMEN AND MICROPHONES

´the mind of man can imagine nothing that has not previously existed´
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LIVE ARTS COMING BACK

it all seems reason for us to be of good cheer and to raise our glasses of wine, g &t, beer or cups of Horlicks, to welcome back, at last, live arts.

FAMILIAR SONGS re- invented in the moment

´This was our ceremony for Leonard Cohen, our funeral, our farewell´, says Klara. ´We tried to imagine that he was in the room when we performed.´

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CELEBRATIONS UK: 2021

International Jazz Day is an International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2011 ´to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe´. It is celebrated annually on April 30.