Tag Archives: John Coltrane

Of Jazz, Payments, Patriarchy and Fair Labour Practices

  ou may not yet have read Miles Keylock’s musings on the issues of payments to musicians. If you haven’t, you should: it’s a fine piece of writing. But its content – Keylock’s assertion that young musicians are cash-obsessed and egotistical – as well as the way he frames the debate, have stirred up significant […]

Memorialising An Epic

It begins. And then you become aware of the silence that must precede everything. You learn to see the emptiness; a dark space in a photograph, a shadow on the march of time, the deaf break between notes, the lapses and gabs of collective public recollections. This is the absence of musicians now too far […]