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ON THE BEAT
Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC, seasoned organisers of jazz cruises in the Caribbean, extend their operations into the Mediterranean in 2014 with a cruise featuring Diana Krall and all-star US band. The StarVista Signature Cruise will feature the award-winning vocalist and pianist over four nights on the Seabourn Sojourn, which departs Monte Carlo 30 September 2014, arriving Barcelona 10 October and calling at St. Tropez, Rome, San Remo and Marseille. More details here . . . This month’s cover subject, the Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger Alan Broadbent, tours Europe late October into November, including a recording for CD release with Ger- many’s NDR Big Band. Alan’s UK dates are: Pizza Express Jazz Club, Dean St, London (20 October), Watermill Jazz Club, Dorking (7 November), The Lighthouse at Poole with Georgia Mancio (8) and The Pheasantry, Kings Rd, London, also with Georgia Mancio (24). For full European tour details, consult www.alanbroadbent.com . . . The Jazz Discography CD-ROM Version 14.0 by Tom Lord is now available from www.lordisco.com. Over 5500 new recording sessions have been added since CD- ROM Version 13.0 bringing data up to over 42,800 leaders, over 212,500 recording sessions, over 1,210,000 musician entries and over 1,300,000 tune entries . . . Café Society Swing, a musical show based on the story of the Café Society club in New York, plays at Leicester Square Theatre, London on 21 and 22 December. The play stars US cabaret artist Harold Sanditen, along with China Moses and musicians Nat Facey (as), Sue Richardson (t), Frank Griffin (ts), Moses Boyd (d) and Miles Danso (b). Tickets are at 0844 8733433 or leicestersquaretheatre.com.

ALAN BROADBENT
Gordon Jack talks to the Woody Herman and Charlie Haden sideman named by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the greatest living jazz pianists”

PROFILES
Marc Parnell
ponders the mentoring influence of his father; Jacqui Dankworth champions the freedom to be educated; Jean Toussaint enjoys being taught by the teaching

LETTERS
Dizzy Reece; AFRS; Max Kaminsky in Bombay; Lindsay Cooper

ANEC-DOTAGE
Alan Luff says boogie-woogie might have been basic but it knocked civilised society for eight

ON THE OTHER HAND
Dave Gelly works out why there’s no money left for Big Band Special, finds jazz in a jam and remembers Ray Dolby

LABEL DOSSIER #3 FRESH SOUND
Take a glance at our review section and you’re spot-on likely to find something with the Fresh Sound livery and numbers. The label’s rise and rise hasn’t been without controversy, but what’s the real story? Meet co-founder, current boss and tireless jazz fanatic Jordi Pujol . . .

BOOK REVIEWS
Duke: A Life Of Duke Ellington; Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane And The Legacy Of An Album

TED BEAMENT
The veteran British pianist talks to Simon Spillett about life before and after Humphrey Lyttelton

THE CLASSICAL TINGE
Pianist Dave Jones introduces a new series on the flow of influence between classical and jazz

OBITUARIES
Jimmy Ponder, Pittsburgh guitarist who went beyond Wes and Grant Green to the Christian roots; Fred Katz, cellist with Chico Hamilton who latterly lectured in cultural anthropology and shamanic magic; Jane Harvey, singer with Benny Goodman and wife to Bob Thiele

RECORD REVIEWS

JJ offers unrivalled coverage of recorded jazz, carrying more than 20,000 words of expert comment and discography on jazz across the board in every issue. See a complete list of CDs reviewed in JJ November 2013, including excerpts.

As far as CD sourcing is concerned, as with all issues we cover please consult our regular specialist advertisers, such as Crazy Jazz and Music Inn.

See some of this month's Jazz Journal reviews and our critics' favourites.

ADVERTISERS' INDEX See much more essential new release and gig information from the advertisers who take advantage of the exceptional reader per pound rates delivered by the print edition of Jazz Journal:

StarVista; The Jazz Cruise 2014; Alan Broadbent; Music Inn, Nottingham; Crazy Jazz; Intermusic/Discovery; Lake; Spotlite; Upbeat; Champs Hill Records; 991.com; Watermill Jazz; Bruce Crowther; Warner Jazz

See the contents page of Jazz Journal, November 2013.

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BACK COPIES

All issues of Jazz Journal since its relaunch in May 2009 are available from our back copies department, along with copies going back many more years. Among the key features of recent issues are these:

October 2013: Stacey Kent; Tina May; Cécile McLorin Salvant; Does Jazz Change The World?; Dizzy Reece
September 2013: Ahmad Jamal; Digby Fairweather; Soweto Kinch; Asaf Sirkis; Ten Things Jazz Should Do Without
August 2013: Stan Tracey; Sue Richardson, Huw Warren; Spike Wilner; Jack McDuff; Chicago now
July 2013: Pat Martino; Gene Quill; Shabaka Hutchings; Eddie Palmieri; Don Weller; Mulgrew Miller
June 2013: Michael Camilo; The Flop 10; Gwilym Simcock; Tubby Hayes; Slim Gaillard makes parliament
May 2013: John Critchinson; Brew Moore; Jamming The Blitz; Branford Marsalis; Larry Stabbins; Sophie Alloway
April 2013: Kenny Wheeler; Nigel Hitchcock; Rudresh Mahanthappa; Neil Ardley; Bristol jazz festival
March 2013: Wayne Shorter, Big Jay McNeely; Mark Lockheart; Jazz Samba 50th anniversary; Dan Kildare
February 2013: Gilad Atzmon, Bob Belden, Tori Freestone, Readers' Poll 2012, Bennie Green, Beverly Kenney
January 2013: Rollins/Getz/Coltrane, Critics' Poll 2012, Manu Katché, Julian Joseph, TCB profile
December 2012: Duško Gojković, Simon Spillett pt 2, Jacob Karlzon, Warren Vaché, Paul Winter
November 2012: Simon Spillett, Jim Mullen pt 2, Brandon Allen, Marcus Printup, Ruby Braff pt 2, Piano Jazz 5
October 2012: Jim Mullen, Spike Robinson, the new NYJO, Ruby Braff, Bobby Worth, Piano Jazz 4
September 2012: Marius Neset, Jazz Book Club, Summer festival reports; Bob Gordon, Thelonious Monk
August 2012: Bob Mintzer, Decibel Records, Elliot Mason, Mark Turner, Kurt Elling, Readers' Poll
July 2012: Joe Temperley, Vijay Iyer, Steve Brown, Enrico Tommaso, Yuriy Galkin, Maynard Ferguson
June 2012: Bucky Pizzarelli; jazz and jingles; jazz and strings; Gordon Beck; Mike Garrick; Robert Glasper
May 2012: Kenny Garrett; Geoffrey Smith; Microscopic Septet; Piano Jazz Revisited Pt 3; John Picard Pt 2
April 2012: Art Themen; ACT Music; Enrico Pieranunzi; Clare Fischer; Piano Jazz Revisited Pt 2; John Picard Pt 1
March 2012: Randy Brecker; Phil Robson; Piano Jazz Revisited Pt 1; Straight Ahead: fears for UK grass roots 
February 2012: Critics' Poll 2011; Tord Gustavsen; Jeff Hooper, Andrew McCormack, Jason Yarde, New York Live
January 2012: Ron Carter; Etta James; Dave Kelbie; Matana Roberts; Joe Harriott II; Claude Thornhill; Jack Bruce
December 2011: Jerry Bergonzi; Michael Cuscuna; Ruby Braff; Joe Harriott I; Wadada Leo Smith; Josh Kyle
November 2011: Randy Sandke; Serge Chaloff; Barbara Thompson; Buddy Greco; Graham Collier, Felsted
October 2011: Louis Armstrong; Wynton Marsalis; Dena DeRose; Iain Ballamy; two-bar breaks; absent reissues
September 2011: Alan Skidmore; Guy Barker; Joan Viskant; Eddie Finckel; Joe Mudele; London record shops
August 2011: Dan Block; Courtney Pine; DVD review special; Artie Shaw; Ray Bryant, Ottilie Patterson
July 2011: Mike Stern; Monty Alexander; Dave Stapleton; Kyle Eastwood; Ingrid Laubrock; Per Husby
June 2011: Bill Charlap; Rumba Jazz I; Brit piano V; Led Bib; Stan Sulzmann; Ray Smith; Chu Berry
May 2011: Toots Thielemans; Oscar Peterson; Dexter Gordon; Nikki Yanofsky; Ethan Iverson; Brit piano IV
April 2011: Jon Hiseman; Sonny Stitt II; Jason Moran; George Wein; Tony Kofi; Brit piano III;
March 2011: Sonny Stitt I; The Claudia Quintet; Ian Shaw; Geoff Eales; Brit piano II; Coltrane pt 2
February 2011: Bobby Wellins; Critics' Poll 2010; Coltrane: a minority view, part 1
January 2011: Esperanza Spalding; The Brubecks; British jazz piano part I; Vinyl Verdict
December 2010: Chuck Berghofer; Sal Mosca; Ravi Coltrane; Bob James; Cork Jazz Festival
November 2010: Mose Allison; British rhythm IV; The Either/Orchestra; Bob Weinstock
October 2010: Gary Smulyan; Orrin Keepnews; Brubeck IV; Brit beat III; Brecon report
September 2010: Philip Larkin; Bill Mays; Brubeck III; Brit beat II; Festival reports
August 2010: Tommy Smith; Brubeck II; British beat I; Lester Koenig; Edmund Hall 
July 2010: Dave Brubeck part I; John McLaughlin; Frank Holder; Steve Lacy
June 2010: Vibes now: Joe Locke, Jim Hart; Frank Griffith's cool school; Artie Shaw centenary  
May 2010: Herb Geller; British drummer John Marshall; Django Reinhardt; Alec Dankworth
April 2010: Judy Carmichael; crime writer John Harvey; Milt Jackson IV; producer Alan Douglas  
March 2010: Dave O'Higgins; Milt Jackson III; Alun Morgan's Lost In Meditation; John Dankworth remembered
February 2010: Gerald Wilson; Milt Jackson II; Critics' Poll 2009; Dave Gelly on the roots of Milesian modalism
January 2010: Milt Jackson; Paul Booth; Sheila Jordan part 2; In My Opinon: Michael Janisch; How To Write About Jazz
December 2009: Michael Janisch; Vanguard Orchestra; Karen Sharp; Gene Krupa; Mark Ramsden
November 2009: ECM At 40; The Test: Ken Peplowski; Grant Stewart; Creed Taylor; Lita Rosa; C-melody saxophone
October 2009: Hank Jones; Sheila Jordan part 1; Curtis Counce; Omar Puente; Spike Heatley
September 2009: Liam Noble; Woody Herman part 4; Sandy Brown; Graham Collier; Summer festival roundup
August 2009: Lee Konitz; Woody Herman part 3; Georgia Mancio; Standard Time - John Altman digs deep
July 2009: Mark Murphy; Woody Herman part 2; Do Children Get Jazz?
June 2009: Julian Lage; The Test: Tim Garland; John Levy; Woody Herman part 1
May 2009: Benny Golson; Critics' Poll 2008

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