The New Jazz Orchestra (NJO) was a British jazz big band active from 1963 to 1970. “Déjeuner is one of the finest British jazz records of any period. The obvious comparison in terms of its [More]
Flare Up is the debut album by Caribbean trumpet player Harry Beckett. It remains an occasion to celebrate decades after its initial release during the golden age of British jazz. Beckett had been a member [More]
A 1970 classic frоm thе Bаrbаdоѕ-bоrn trumpeter, аrrаngеd bу Grаhаm Cоllіеr tаkеn frоm the album Flаrе Uр. This іѕ essential fоr аnуоnе interested in British jazz: thе triple-sax frоnt line іѕ comprised of John Surman, [More]