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Per Oddvar Johansen: Let’s Dance review – unflappable hipness

2938 days ago
Guardian Music(Edition)Per Oddvar Johansen is the widely respected Norwegian percussionist whose sensitivity to texture and ensemble awareness has enriched the work of creative leaders including Solveig Slettahjell and Christian Wallumrød. His own trio here fea... more info

Carla Bley/Andy Sheppard/Steve Swallow: Andando el Tiempo review – captivating, succinct jazz

2973 days ago
Guardian Music(ECM)The incomparable American jazz composer Carla Bley is 80 on 11 May, and this long-running trio, with bass guitarist Steve Swallow and British saxophonist Andy Sheppard, will celebrate in New York and then tour Europe, visiting London’s Ro... more info

Andy Sheppard Quartet, Surrounded by Sea, album review: 'unsatisfying'

3361 days ago
The TelegraphJazz needs air, space, and rhythmic vitality, says Ivan Hewett, but this album is suffocated by Eivind Aarset's electronics and heavily pedalled guitar more info

Britten Sinfonia – review

4257 days ago
Guardian MusicBarbican, LondonThe Britten Sinfonia has a lot to celebrate. At 20 years old, East Anglia's chamber orchestra has a stronger identity than ever, keeping the home fires of the classical repertoire burning while pursuing an approach to new music that p... more info

Lana Del Rey Dating Axl? Jack White Misses the White Stripes? -- News Roundup

4462 days ago
Spinner.comFiled under: News Today, Oh Boy! Andy Sheppard, Redferns Avid Guns N' Roses fan Lana Del Rey was seen leaving the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles last night with Axl Rose. The pair got into an SUV, and even though Rose rode shotty, rumor has it t... more info

This week's cultural highlights: Feist and Anne Boleyn

4482 days ago
Guardian MusicOur critics' picks of this week's openings, plus your last chance to see and what to book now• Which cultural events are in your diary this week? Tell us in the comments belowOpening this weekTheatreThe Master and Margarita Bulgakov's poetic maelst... more info

Colin Towns' Blue Touch Paper: Stand Well Back – review

4492 days ago
Guardian Music(Provocateur)European jazz composers and bandleaders have been in awe of Colin Towns since he downsized his movie-scoring career in the early 1990s and launched a scintillating jazz orchestra – feted young Manchester band Beats & Pieces are the lat... more info

Andy Sheppard/Michel Benita/Seb Rochford: Trio Libero – review

4520 days ago
Guardian MusicECMSaxophonist Andy Sheppard, drummer Seb Rochford and French bassist Michel Benita – the European acoustic-improv supergroup Trio Libero – delivered a captivating blend of casual Latin shuffling, underplayed electronics and Scandinavian-sax amb... more info

Andy Sheppard/Brass Jaw – review

4575 days ago
Guardian MusicKings Place, LondonThere's a jazz axiom that the music's practitioners never notice economic crises, since their chosen mission in life obliges a permanent one. But maybe it was a nod to the year of austerity that five jazz musicians playing a Seriou... more info

Charlie Haden – review

4780 days ago
Guardian MusicBarbican, LondonThe great double-bassist and band-leader Charlie Haden not only helped invent free-jazz, but has sustained his Liberation Music Orchestra since the 70s as a jazz-and-politics band that doesn't wag a finger at you. A Barbican weekender... more info

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