• Cruise On Up

    By Chris Wells on February 27, 2015

    Headlined by Jeff Lorber Fusion, this year’s Sensation Jazz Cruise – billed as ‘The Ultimate Floating Jazz Party’ –...

  • Lawson: New Music & Dates

    By Chris Wells on February 2, 2015

    Rising star of soul-jazz Jarrod Lawson has just announced an expanded series of UK live dates for the spring...

  • Cassandra Does Billie

    By Chris Wells on November 20, 2014

    Cassandra Wilson has signed to Legacy Recordings and will release a new album next spring that pays tribute to...

  • Rachelle Ferrell Live @ Ronnie Scott’s

    By Chris Wells on October 18, 2014

    By Chris Wells An afternoon conversation with Ms Ferrell had revealed the answer to our most oft-asked question: ‘When...

  • Wesley Bangs The Drum

    By Chris Wells on June 16, 2014

    Former JBs leader and trombonist extraordinaire, Fred Wesley is to play a one-off gig at The Drum in Birmingham...

  • Xana Slider

    Somi Extra!

    By Chris Wells on May 19, 2014

    The May issue of Echoes stars American-African jazz-soul artist Somi on its cover, to tie in with the release...

  • Incognito Amplified

    By Chris Wells on April 28, 2014

    Incognito celebrate their 35th anniversary with the release of a 16th studio album on June 30 in the UK....

  • Puppy Love

    By Chris Wells on April 17, 2014

    The phenomenon that is Snarky Puppy is heading this way for a series of live shows. Next month’s two...

  • G Spots

    By Chris Wells on March 11, 2014

    The most successful saxophonist of all time, Kenny G, is to undertake a UK tour towards of the end...

  • Bartz Does Grover

    By Chris Wells on February 27, 2014

    Sax legend Gary Bartz is to feature in a rare UK performance during April when he plays an entire...