Author: Kevin Johnson

Jimmy Cobb obituary

Jazz drummer who continued to perform for half a century after recording Kind of Blue with Miles Davis There are sublime moments in music that only the cognoscenti notice, plenty that millions love, and some

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John Cumming obituary

Founder of the London jazz festival who nurtured the careers of many musicians While the economy of jazz has always been a fragile thing, the music’s inner resilience is founded on its practioners’ shared belief

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Dick Gilbert obituary

My friend Dick Gilbert, who has died aged 82 after suffering from vascular dementia, was a BBC journalist, a jazz fan, a lover of pubs and of having a flutter on the horses. Politically, he

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