Juliette Gréco September 23 2020

R.I.P. Juliette Gréco (7 Feb 1927 – 23 Sep 2020)
Miles and Juliette Gréco remained lovers and friends until Miles death in 1991.

Julian Cannonball Adderley September 15 2020

Julian Cannonball Adderley (1928 – 1975),
Adderley was an American jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.
Adderley is probably best remembered for his 1966 soul jazz single "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy", written by Joe Zawinul and also a major crossover hit on the pop charts (it was covered by the Buckinghams). He worked with trumpeter Miles Davis, on his own 1958 Somethin' Else album, and on the seminal Davis records Milestones (1958) and Kind of Blue (1959). He was the elder brother of jazz trumpeter Nat Adderley, a longtime member of his band.

Sonny Rollins September 07 2020

Today Sonny Rollins the living legend is 90 years young and still preforming  a jazz tenor saxophonist who is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians in the world  has had a massive seven-decade career have a fantastic Birthday sir 

Wayne Shorter August 25 2020

A very Happy Birthday to living legend Wayne Shorter 87 years young today

Peter King August 25 2020

What sad news. learning that another British great jazz musician Peter King has sadly passed away on Sunday just a few days after his 80th Birthday. Such a massive loss to the British music industry Thank you for your music Peter

Tony Bennett August 03 2020

A very Happy Birthday to the living legend Mr. Tony Bennett an incredible 94 years young today and still going strong we hope you have the most amazing Birthday and hope you still grace us with a song or three

Miles Davis May 26 2020

Today would have been Miles Davis Birthday born this day in 1926

Jimmy Cobb May 26 2020

So sad to hear of the passing of the Legendary Jimmy Cobbs aged an incredible 91 years old Famed for his drumming playing for all the greats he was the last survivor of the Kind of Blue album

Mono Media Film Release May 07 2020

Just a heads up for all you Tubby Hayes enthusiasts tomorrow there is a new short drama  released by Mono Media Films Called    "The Little Giant"    acted by                                         Paul Tadman  Charlie Carter Cassandra French Alexis Saunders  

                       an original screenplay by Simon Spillett

                       Produced by Mark Baxter Directed by Lee Cogswell  



10 years April 03 2020

Wow how fast time goes it is now 10 years since my uncle Fred passed away its been a weird few days thinking about him and what has been achieved in his name since he left us I know for sure he would have been excited that so many people have remembered him his work and the person he was he certainly would love all the attention his work has had the amazing reviews the book got "Ronnie Scott's 1959-69"  so thank you everyone that looks at Art To Zoot