Paul Edis Sextet (Debut for new group + premiere of new work ; PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 19 July) – London Jazz News

County Durham-born pianist/composer Paul Edis is best known for his work as Musical Director and co-songwriter for Jo Harrop – they are originally from the same town, Chester-Le-Street; Paul Edis is now based in London. 19 July sees the debut of a new sextet. They will give the premiere of a new suite of pieces … Read more

Jazz Returns to the Hollywood Bowl

Among the many physical, spiritual, and institutional losses related to the still-ongoing pandemic is that of Los Angeles’ renowned Playboy Jazz Festival (PJF) at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. For four decades, it had a rich history of outstanding, groundbreaking, and sometimes legendary performances, featuring many of the top names and legends of jazz and jazz-related … Read more

The 100 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All Time

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in November 2017. Consequence set out to take a look at what exactly makes a film soundtrack great, something that seemed much easier on paper than in execution. We found plenty of soundtracks that excelled by using subtle songs in the periphery of pivotal scenes, and we also … Read more

Monheim Triennale 2022 (Germany) – London Jazz News

Monheim Triennale (Monheim-am-Rhein. 22-26 June 2022. Festival Round-Up by Tony Dudley-Evans) Brass ensemble in Entwurf einer Rheinlandschaft at the Monheim Triennale. Photo © Niclas Weber The Monheim Triennale is a festival in Monheim-am-Rhein, an attractive small town by the Rhine, roughly half-way between Cologne and Düsseldorf. The festival has the support of the town’s go-ahead … Read more

Your EDM Q&A: Does Canadian Techno Artist The GOAT Live Up to His Name With His New Album? [Video]

Vancouver-based The GOAT has been tirelessly releasing heavier and weirder industrialtechno since he began making EDM in 2016. One would have to if one wanted to be seen as the greatest of all time, wouldn’t one? Well, just like anything in the music world, Chris Marcinikiewicz’s chosen moniker isn’t exactly as it seems. With all … Read more

All 9 Beethoven symphonies in a day: First review – Slipped DiscSlipped Disc

norman lebrecht June 27, 2022 Jonathan Sutherland sat through all nine Beethoven symphonies yesterday in Novi Sad, Serbia. Here’s his review for slippedisc.com: There were as many violently divergent opinions on this site as to the desirability of performing all Beethoven’s symphonies in one day as the irascible composer’s penchant for insatiable sforzandi. Yesterday’s herculean … Read more