John Dankworth

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Various: Jazz on Film – The New Wave II review – a rich and enjoyable collection
British jazz comes into its own on this eight-CD compilation of soundtracks from the late 1950s and early 60s

Dave Gelly

24, Jan, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Don Rendell obituary
Saxophonist who established a place among the premier British jazz modernists

Peter Vacher

29, Oct, 2015 @4:38 PM

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Interview with Monica Ferguson, chief executive, The Stables | Arts head

The brains behind the Milton Keynes International Festival on overcoming the town's punchline status and its audacious bid for European capital of culture

Interview by Matthew Caines

04, Mar, 2014 @7:30 AM

Jacqui Dankworth: It Happens Quietly – review
This ethereal, affecting collection is as much the late John Dankworth's album as it is his vocalist daughter's, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

25, Aug, 2011 @9:01 PM

Jacqui Dankworth: It Happens Quietly – review
The presence of Jacqui Dankworth's father is keenly felt on a beautifully rendered set of originals and classics, writes Dave Gelly

Dave Gelly

13, Aug, 2011 @11:05 PM

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This week's new live music

Icarus At The Edge Of Time | The $1,000,000 Collection | Kele | Tapestry Supersonic Sunday | Dirty Projectors | Buxton Festival

Andrew Clements, John Robinson & John Fordham

02, Jul, 2010 @11:06 PM

John Dankworth Orchestra: Britain's Ambassador of Jazz | CD review
Johnny Dankworth's performance at the 1959 Newport jazz festival still sounds fresh and vibrant today, says Dave Gelly

Dave Gelly

01, May, 2010 @11:05 PM

John Dankworth Orchestra: Live at Newport 1959 | CD review

After a nervous start, this John Dankworth recording from 1959 turns out to be a jazz milestone, says John Fordham

John Fordham

15, Apr, 2010 @10:30 PM

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Click to download: The blogs bite back
Music bloggers looked to have fallen from favour – but don't write them off just yet, says Chris Salmon

Chris Salmon

11, Feb, 2010 @10:35 PM

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Memories of Sir John Dankworth, the great British jazz maestro

One of the UK's most impressive jazz exports, the versatile Sir John Dankworth, was deservedly famous – but never a snob

John Fordham

09, Feb, 2010 @10:48 AM

In praise of… Sir John and Lady Dankworth
Editorial: The couple's tale represents the journey of jazz from the musical margins to the mainstream


09, Feb, 2010 @12:05 AM

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Sir John Dankworth: A life in pictures

A look back at the life of Sir John Dankworth, the jazz saxophonist and composer who died this weekend

08, Feb, 2010 @3:59 PM

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