Michel Camilo review – it’s remarkable the piano didn’t collapse in defeat

  Bravura gigs don’t ordinarily warrant five stars in my book, but concerts by Michel Camilo – the Latin-jazz piano star from the Dominican Republic – are so astonishing that you abandon all aesthetic doubts and come out with your hands up. After his long single-set tour de force at the South Bank, and a […]

Vancouver’s Jazz Festival marks 30 years

Vancouver’s jazz festival certainly attracts some big names. From Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis in the mid 80s during this jazz festival’s inception, to names like The Roots, and Tower of Power playing now. The VJF has been a powerhouse for over 30 years! There are a few more days left in the festival, with lots of good […]