Jazz

She draws inspiration from the songbook repertoire together with frequent salutes to jazz classics… News of the the death of Victor Schonfield on 3 May 2022 was received with great sadness. He was well known for his writing and for supporting and promoting areas of jazz, experimental and improvised music from the 1960s onwards. Born in the London Clinic, Marylebone, “on a quiet night in the Blitz”, 19 December 1940, he grew up and went to the same school as future poet and lyricist…

Although all the records so far have been by American musicians, and mainly African American musicians, https://www.pancakemeow.com/ was firmly established on the European side of the Atlantic by the early 1920s. European musicians initially based much of their jazz vocabulary on the USA, but after WW2 a new generation emerged with a unique and individual voice – nowhere more so than in Scandinavia. This band is … Read More