Great new (digital) magazine from Women in Jazz Media – showcasing lots of amazing women musicians and jazz photographers! Link below..
Pic credit: Decarlo https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/saxophonist-phil-bancroft-on-his-new-artist-led-web-platform-im-interested-in-rebalancing-things-4123753
Julie, from New Hampshire USA, is using SJS in working towards her Junior Musician Badge – how fabulous! Music –…
Music writer Ted Gioia’s petition for Duke Ellington to be granted the Pulitzer Prize which he was denied in 1965. Further details and the petition are both ?
Fascinating archival article by Frank Alkyer in Downbeat, of an interview given by Thelonious Monk’s son (and namesake).
Rebecca Vasmant, Glasgow-based musician, producer, DJ and curator is getting loads of great plaudits for her debut album ‘With Love, From Glasgow’. Here’s a review by Mike Gates of UKVibe, of this beautiful album; also an audio of one of the tunes ‘Jewels of Thought’.
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Sisters With Transistors: this documentary sounds great (featuring many of Scottish Jazz Space’s favourite composer-musicians)!! Released in virtual cinemas yesterday 23rd April 2021. ??
Pic from theguardian.com https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/apr/23/sisters-with-transistors-review-lisa-rovner-documentary
Five newly invented musical instruments! Segulharpa, or a lego microtonal guitar, anyone..? ? Cool article from The New York Times.
Pic from Youtube. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/12/arts/music/classical-music-instruments.html
Public call for material: Stewart Smith is collating a digital archive of jazz and improvised music at Glasgow’s Third Eye Centre from 1975 to 1992. Further details in link..