To go alongside our Jazz Classics series, we bring you ‘Modern Classics’ a new blog-series dedicated to some of the best jazz influenced sounds from the modern era.
Before her upcoming NYJO Presents livestream at Ronnie Scott’s, Roella takes a moment to talk music, spirituality and what it feels like to take the stage again.
British-born jazz pianist who emigrated to the US and won a huge following with her NPR show where she became known for bringing in underrepresented demographics to jazz clubs.
David Ijishakin aka Akin Soul is the first recipient of the NYJO-Trinity Laban Award in support of talented upcoming jazz musicians.
With December marking the centennial of Dave Brubeck’s birth, we felt it the perfect time to make the legendary pianist/composer the focus of our latest entry to ‘Pioneer Profiles’.
Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes on BBC4 Friday 23 October
Meet BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 semi-finalists: Asha, Emma & Roella
In Memoriam: Keith Tippett | Claire Furlong