JUNE 2016 Sidney Bechet "Like an enormous yes" - John White revisits the fabled saxophonist through the ears of Philip Larkin
Profiles Trombonist Samuel Blaser, vibraphonist Roger Beaujolais and singer Daryl Sherman
Soweto Kinch The saxophonist and rapper, now radio presenter, talks to Bruce Lindsay about BBC Radio’s 3’s new Jazz Now programme, which he has suggested will contain controversy. What did he mean by that?
John Wilson John Robert Brown hails the revival – largely under the baton of John Wilson – of light music, often with jazz overtones
John Hollenbeck Brian Morton tunes in to a drummer (or should we say musician?) variously associated with the Claudia Quintet, Meredith Monk and Bob Brookmeyer
Ronnie Scott In the final part of a previously unpublished 1979 interview Ronnie Scott talks to Ken Rogers about playing, communication v. indulgence, George Melly, humourless students, American jazz mastery and more
On The Other Hand Dave Gelly says while Mosaic and Keith Emerson have it dead right, budding musicians are better off with a bit of trial and error
Record reviews We review 87 CDs of new and reissued jazz. See the full list