Kenny Wheeler

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The playlist: jazz – London jazz festival, Kamasi Washington, Maria Schneider, Sheila Jordan and more
The London jazz festival- which ended on Sunday - presented some exciting acts, established and new: from Vula Viel to Julia Hülsmann, here is a selection of the best of them

John Fordham

25, Nov, 2015 @1:30 PM

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Kenny Wheeler & John Taylor: On the Way to Two review – a joyous collaboration
This set from two recently departed greats of European jazz is like a conversation between old friends

Dave Gelly

18, Oct, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Richard Fairhurst and John Taylor: Duets review – remarkable set filled with light and space
Pianists Richard Fairhurst and John Taylor are a perfectly balanced pairing

Dave Gelly

09, Aug, 2015 @6:59 AM

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Kenny Wheeler: Songs for Quintet review – final set from jazz’s modest maestro
Kenny Wheeler’s final studio session before his death last year results in a set that reminds us just how good he was, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

08, Jan, 2015 @9:00 PM

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Kenny Wheeler obituary
Modest jazz trumpeter revered for fearless improvisation and prolific composing

John Fordham

19, Sep, 2014 @4:36 PM

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Kenny Wheeler: five of the jazz composer's greatest moments
John Fordham pays tribute to the late jazz composer by remembering some of the best works by a man who often underplayed his visionary abilities

John Fordham

19, Sep, 2014 @12:21 PM

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Kenny Wheeler, contemporary jazz musician, dies aged 84
Trumpeter and composer became part of the free-improvisation movement after joining the London jazz scene

Martin Williams

19, Sep, 2014 @12:02 AM

Kenny Wheeler/Norma Winstone/London Vocal Project: Mirrors – review
Kenny Wheeler puts other people's poems into musical contexts in an unusual venture that often gleams, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

07, Mar, 2013 @10:30 PM

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Hall/Wheeler – review

This double bill produced one of the festival's most personal sets, displaying Hall and Wheeler's mastery of the oblique, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

19, Nov, 2012 @5:55 PM

Kenny Wheeler Big Band: The Long Waiting – review
Kenny Wheeler is at his melodic best on a flugelhorn-led ensemble piece, writes Dave Gelly

Dave Gelly

29, Jan, 2012 @12:06 AM

Kenny Wheeler: The Long Waiting – review
This big band session of new themes and flugelhorn improvising is another essential item for followers of Britain's most reluctant jazz hero, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

26, Jan, 2012 @10:53 PM

Kenny Wheeler/John Taylor/Steve Swallow: One of Many - review
Theses 10 originals display Wheeler's familiar yet constantly retempered mix of casually-cantering swingers, camouflaged Latin dances and phlegmatic bruised ballads, writes John Fordham

John Fordham

24, Mar, 2011 @10:10 PM

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