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Kamasi Washington: Heaven and Earth review – passionate sounds of the gathering storm | Alexis Petridis album of the week

2220 days ago
Guardian MusicThe US saxophonist has found his time and it is now: this excellent album connects politics with the jazz of the past to create an angrily inclusive new visionTen years ago, British saxophone legend Courtney Pine painted a sobering picture of life as... more info

Gilles Peterson Worldwide 2018-05-05 live from Cheltenham Jazz Festival

2266 days ago
Core News“Gilles is Live from the Cheltenham Jazz festival. He is joined on the show by Courtney Pine, Tower Of Power and Roller Trio and has live music from China Moses and Seun Kuti.” Check out other Gilles Peterson shows here and subscribe to the feed ... more info

Zoe Rahman: Dreamland review – jaunty, eclectic jazz from fast-rising pianist

2947 days ago
Guardian Music(Manushi)The British/Bengali pianist Zoe Rahman, a Mobo winner in 2012 for her rootsy world-folk album Kindred Spirits, seems to have been focusing her thoughts on more intimate music in recent years. She toured with Courtney Pine a a popular ballads... more info

Nikki Yeoh: Solo Gemini review – this gifted pianist's solo set was worth the wait

2954 days ago
Guardian Music(Infinitum)This solo album from London pianist Nikki Yeoh has been a long time coming – Courtney Pine hired her back in the early 1990s, and she’s been an original, if elusive, composer/player ever since. Now she’s come out with ... more info

Courtney Pine: House of Legends – review

4282 days ago
Guardian Music(Destin-E World)Drawing on the varied styles of Caribbean music, and identifying them with historical events, figures and places, Pine has created a marvellous patchwork of melodies and rhythms. From the solemn opening threnody for Stephen Lawrence t... more info

Courtney Pine: House of Legends – review

4291 days ago
Guardian Music(Destin-E World) For this lively merengue, ska, mento and calypso project, Courtney Pine has returned to the soprano saxophone and picked a band steeped in Afro-Caribbean music – including the French/Martinique pianist Mario Canonge, the Trinidadi... more info

One from the heart: Charles Hazlewood's Paraorchestra

4404 days ago
Guardian MusicOn 1 July, an orchestra made up of 18 disabled musicians will play their first concert. Charles Hazlewood reveals what inspired him to bring them togetherThere is, in fact, a Glastonbury festival this summer. Not at Worthy Farm, but nearby in the glo... more info

Festivals guide 2012 listings: classical festivals

4437 days ago
Guardian MusicFor contemporary and classical with a difference here are the Uk's best summer sessionsAldeburghWhen 8-24 JuneWhere Snape Maltings, SuffolkWhat Classical fest founded in 1948 by Benjamin BrittenWho Miklós Perényi, Menahem PresslerHow much Free-£32... more info

Zoe Rahman: Kindred Spirits – review

4543 days ago
Guardian MusicManushiPianist and one-time Mercury prize candidate Zoe Rahman bears the kind of mixed cultural heritage (English, Irish, Bangladeshi) that might have devoted her to world music. But she always sounds at her ebullient best as a jazz pianist – power... more info

London Jazz Festival: saxophone shows its star appeal

4632 days ago
Guardian MusicSteve Coleman, Steve Williamson and Chris Potter reveal instrument's depths and variationsIn deference to the ways of the world, the London Jazz Festival might have cannily foregrounded pop-oriented singers in its opening days – but the real star h... more info

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