Jazz

Nice effort, Don Cheadle, but no film will ever do Miles Davis’s defiant, volatile music justice

20 April 2016 17:41

There’s an absolute zinger of a joke currently circulating around the London jazz scene. Miles Davis is being celebrated with…

Christmas tips from Niall Ferguson and Annie Nightingale

23 December 2015 16:00

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Niall Ferguson Every Christmas —…

Martin Gayford meets the jazz legend Wynton Marsalis

10 August 2014 11:05

In this week’s magazine, Martin Gayford interviews the trumpeter and jazz legend Wynton Marsalis, who founded ‘Jazz’ at Lincoln Center in New…