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 offers an excellent companion for music students with ambitions to perfect their instrument.
Jazzwise magazine’s February issue is out now with fast rising New York alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin on the cover and talking about her bold new album ‘Phoenix’ in a compelling feature interview inside. Also in the issue are interviews with dynamic guitar/sax duo Ant Law and Alex Hitchcock, plus Brit jazz sax/piano greats Tim Garland and Jason Rebello – all talking about their dazzling new albums, while Norwegian jazz-rock guitar star Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen opens up about her new string-fuelled opus, ‘Maternity Beat’. There’s also interviews with top UK saxophonist/rapper Soweto Kinch, pianist Bill Charlap reveals the Bill Evans album that changed his life in Turning Point, Taking Offs on rising stars Allison Wheeler and Tom Ford, and Blue Note-signed saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins selects the albums he can’t live without in Takes Five. And lest you forget Jazzwise brings you all the essential new, reissue and archival albums reviewed on vinyl, CD and download plus jazz news, gig guide, books and live reviews – more jazz than you’ll ever hear!