Vijay Iyer on Uneasy Album, Jazz and Music About Injustice

Illustration: Iris Gottlieb When you think of jazz, you might think of La La Land, luxury car commercials or fancy dinners. Cool, sophisticated, complex, jazz today seems to signify the epitome of class and taste. For pianist Vijay Iyer, this point of view is completely wrong about music. Jazz is …

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Are the Utah Jazz the Gonzaga Bulldogs of the NBA?

With the Utah Jazz on the cusp of qualifying for the second round of the NBA Playoffs, a prominent radio voice recently compared them to a college program that, perhaps ironically, holds a special place in the heart of many jazz fans. Earlier this week, Colin Cowherd said “Utah is …

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A new venue inspired by Thai jazz bars in Poole

A COCKTAIL bar inspired by Chiang Mai in Thailand is about to come to the heart of Poole. Nusara Thai has announced that it is taking over the former Grade II listed Royal Navy command headquarters building in the Old Town. The development of the site will involve an investment …

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