30 March 1970 provided the music world with one of the most provocative and extraordinary album ever recorded. It’s Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew”.
February 1960 introduced the world to a whole new creative approach by one of its most influential artists. It’s John Coltrane’s game-changing album “Giant Steps”.
Check out this NYJO version of the timeless bebop classic “A Night in Tunisia”, recorded during the UK’s nationwide lockdown in the summer of 2020.
For our first Pioneer Profile entry of 2021, we discuss the boss of Bebop, Dizzy Gillespie.
JX Bassist, Fergus Quill, wanted to use his ‘My Inspiration’ pick for this years’ Black History Month to give thanks to the irrepressible force of nature, Sun Ra!