Jazzwise

Archived since April 1997 Complete Archive Monthly
297 issues
Over the last ten years Jazzwise has become the biggest-selling jazz magazine in Britain. In fact it now outsells all the other UK jazz magazines put together. With agenda-setting news and comment, a comprehensive gig guide, in-depth features, exclusive interviews and over 100 CDs, books and DVDs reviewed in each issue it’s become widely acknowledged as the monthly music bible for serious music fans.

Regular features include the latest news in the jazz world; CD, book and DVD reviews; a guide to the best gigs and concerts around the country and your letters to the editor.

Latest issue
The August issue of Jazzwise magazine is out now with an iconic Francis Wolff photo of Herbie Hancock on the cover to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Blue Note label. Inside in an extended feature label president Don Was discusses the label’s unrivalled history and immense back catalogue as well as its new generation of global jazz stars. Also inside is an in-depth interview with rising Blue Note-signed vibes virtuoso Joel Ross talking about his striking new album, Nublues. 
 
Top UK jazz singer Zara McFarlane talks about her sumptuous album that’s tribute to Sarah Vaughan; revered jazz vocalist Elaine Delmar selects a 1950s Ella Fitzgerald album as her Turning Point, and there’s a powerful feature on the remarkable story of how Darius Brubeck and his wife Cathy, helped create the first multi-racial jazz band, the Jazzanians, during the Apartheid era in South Africa. 
 
There are Taking Offs on emerging talents Silvan Joray and Raph Clarkson, leading Danish pianist and composer Kathrine Windfeld selects her Takes Five compositions, and renowned bassist Orlando le Fleming discusses his life in music in The Player.

All this plus the essential new, archival and reissue albums reviewed and rated, gig guide, live reviews, books, audiophile corner and jazz news

Subjects: Jazz, Music

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  • First Issue: April 1997
  • Latest Issue: August 2024
  • Issue Count: 297
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2052-9775