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Articles by Ian Patterson

  1. 20
    0
    Published: 2018-01-15
    NICOLE JO
    20
  2. To Pianos
    4
    Published: 2018-01-10
    Eve Risser & Kaja Draksler
    To Pianos
  3. Roscanna
    2
    Published: 2018-01-01
    Cuar
    Roscanna
  4. All Soundings Are True
    2
    Published: 2017-12-31
    Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh/Garth Knox
    All Soundings Are True
  5. Just The Way We Are
    3
    Published: 2017-12-27
    Julien & John
    Just The Way We Are
  6. Blue Fantasia
    5
    Published: 2017-12-25
    Edel Meade
    Blue Fantasia
  7. Unloved
    12
    Published: 2017-12-19
    Maciej Obara
    Unloved
  8. Last Minute Panic
    4
    Published: 2017-12-18
    Thunderblender
    Last Minute Panic
  9. Aladdin's Dream
    5
    Published: 2017-12-12
    The Firebirds
    Aladdin's Dream
  10. Hand In Hand
    2
    Published: 2017-12-07
    Sizhukong
    Hand In Hand
  11. Under The Surface
    4
    Published: 2017-11-29
    Joost Lijbaart
    Under The Surface
  12. Marseille
    10
    Published: 2017-11-26
    Ahmad Jamal
    Marseille
  13. Aleka
    6
    Published: 2017-11-21
    Aleka Potinga
    Aleka
  14. Shamat
    13
    Published: 2017-11-16
    Ruba Shamshoum
    Shamat
  15. Circle of Chimes
    10
    Published: 2017-09-27
    Marius Neset
    Circle of Chimes
  16. Seifert
    12
    Published: 2017-08-10
    Atom String Quartet
    Seifert
  17. Mata Hati
    4
    Published: 2017-07-29
    Tohpati Ethnomission
    Mata Hati
  18. Passin' Thru
    14
    Published: 2017-07-20
    Charles Lloyd
    Passin' Thru
  19. Do Not Go Gently
    12
    Published: 2017-07-19
    WVC
    Do Not Go Gently
  20. Inspired by Nature
    6
    Published: 2017-07-14
    Rain Sultanov
    Inspired by Nature
  21. Dream Within A Dream
    13
    Published: 2017-06-22
    Meilana Gillard
    Dream Within A Dream
  22. E.S.T. Symphony
    5
    Published: 2017-05-26
    Various Artists
    E.S.T. Symphony
  23. The Big Wig
    5
    Published: 2017-05-24
    Andreas Schaerer/Hildegard Lernt Fliegen meets the Orchestra of the Lucerne Festival Academy
    The Big Wig
  24. Time/Life:Songs For The Whales And Other Beings
    6
    Published: 2017-05-17
    Charlie Haden / Liberation Music Orchestra
    Time/Life:Songs For The Whales And Other Beings
  25. Mask Dance
    8
    Published: 2017-05-03
    Black String
    Mask Dance
  26. IZA
    6
    Published: 2017-04-17
    Izabella Effenberg Trio
    IZA
  27. Signals
    6
    Published: 2017-04-13
    Sue Rynhart
    Signals
  28. Ha Noi Duo
    8
    Published: 2017-03-27
    Nguyen Le & Ngo Hong Quang
    Ha Noi Duo
  29. Triloka: Music for Strings and Soloists
    9
    Published: 2017-03-16
    Bruno Raberg
    Triloka: Music for Strings and Soloists
  30. Snowmelt
    8
    Published: 2017-03-06
    Marius Neset/London Sinfonietta
    Snowmelt
  31. Together, As One
    6
    Published: 2017-02-16
    Dinosaur
    Together, As One
  32. Playgrounds
    9
    Published: 2017-02-10
    SLIXS
    Playgrounds
  33. The Pauper And The Magician
    5
    Published: 2017-01-17
    Ari Hoenig
    The Pauper And The Magician
  34. Insufficient Funs
    6
    Published: 2017-01-12
    Insufficient Funs
    Insufficient Funs
  35. Umbra
    4
    Published: 2016-12-31
    Umbra
    Umbra
  36. Two Of A Kind
    3
    Published: 2016-12-30
    Sunny Trio & Natt Buntita
    Two Of A Kind
  37. Vars & Kaper:Deconstruction
    4
    Published: 2016-12-29
    Pawel Kaczmarczyk Audiofeeling Trio & Mr Krime
    Vars & Kaper:Deconstruction
  38. Which Craft?
    5
    Published: 2016-12-28
    Radio Bévort
    Which Craft?
  39. Henry
    6
    Published: 2016-12-01
    Nicole Johanntgen
    Henry
  40. Early Americans
    8
    Published: 2016-09-22
    Jane Ira Bloom
    Early Americans
  41. Ensam
    7
    Published: 2016-08-26
    Kevin Brady
    Ensam
  42. Eastern Smiles
    6
    Published: 2016-08-21
    Hanna Paulsberg Concept
    Eastern Smiles
  43. A Room of One's Own
    5
    Published: 2016-08-10
    Yuhan Su
    A Room of One's Own
  44. What was said
    11
    Published: 2016-04-20
    Tord Gustavsen with Simin Tander & Jarle Vespestad
    What was said
  45. When You Wish Upon a Star
    6
    Published: 2016-04-19
    Bill Frisell
    When You Wish Upon a Star
  46. I Long to See You
    11
    Published: 2016-03-11
    Charles Lloyd and The Marvels
    I Long to See You
  47. Hatch and Host
    9
    Published: 2016-02-25
    AERIE
    Hatch and Host
  48. Popyt
    4
    Published: 2016-01-27
    Mateusz Palka/Szymon Mika Quartet
    Popyt
  49. Hands
    5
    Published: 2016-01-21
    Ronan Guilfoyle
    Hands
  50. Fearless Friday
    8
    Published: 2016-01-06
    Omer Klein
    Fearless Friday
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  1. Read "Ian Patterson's Best Releases of 2017"
    11
    Published: 2018-01-02
    Best of / Year End
    Ian Patterson's Best Releases of 2017
  2. Read "Music From Out There, In Here: 25 Years Of The London Jazz Festival"
    5
    Published: 2017-12-20
    Book Reviews
    Music From Out There, In Here: 25 Years Of The London Jazz...
  3. Read "Listening For The Secret: The Grateful Dead And The Politics Of Improvisation"
    6
    Published: 2017-12-10
    Book Reviews
    Listening For The Secret: The Grateful Dead And The Politics Of...
  4. Read "BAN BAM: Talking Music"
    6
    Published: 2017-12-07
    What is Jazz?
    BAN BAM: Talking Music
  5. Read "BAN BAM: Music Talking"
    4
    Published: 2017-12-07
    Live Reviews
    BAN BAM: Music Talking
  6. Read "Penang House Of Music: Shining Light On Penang's Jazz/Indigenous Music Heritage"
    9
    Published: 2017-11-22
    What is Jazz?
    Penang House Of Music: Shining Light On Penang's...
  7. Read "Pat Metheny at Belfast Waterfront"
    5
    Published: 2017-11-19
    Live Reviews
    Pat Metheny at Belfast Waterfront
  8. Read "Pat Metheny: Driving Forces"
    13
    Published: 2017-11-10
    Interview
    Pat Metheny: Driving Forces
  9. Read "Instant Composers Pool at The MAC"
    5
    Published: 2017-11-08
    Live Reviews
    Instant Composers Pool at The MAC
  10. Read "Donny McCaslin At Belfast International Arts Festival 2017"
    6
    Published: 2017-10-31
    Live Reviews
    Donny McCaslin At Belfast International Arts Festival 2017
  11. Read "CEO Experiment With Kurt Rosenwinkel at The Sugar Club"
    6
    Published: 2017-10-11
    Live Reviews
    CEO Experiment With Kurt Rosenwinkel at The Sugar Club
  12. Read "Slovenian Showcase Festival 2017"
    7
    Published: 2017-10-04
    Live Reviews
    Slovenian Showcase Festival 2017
  13. Read "European Jazz Conference 2017"
    9
    Published: 2017-10-02
    Live Reviews
    European Jazz Conference 2017
  14. Read "Match&Fuse Dublin 2017"
    5
    Published: 2017-09-24
    Live Reviews
    Match&Fuse Dublin 2017
  15. Read "Piotr Turkiewicz: Putting Wroclaw On The Jazz Map"
    15
    Published: 2017-09-18
    Interview
    Piotr Turkiewicz: Putting Wroclaw On The Jazz Map
  16. Read "Sue Rynhart at The Cresent Arts Centre"
    4
    Published: 2017-09-15
    Live Reviews
    Sue Rynhart at The Cresent Arts Centre
  17. Read "Tokyo Jazz Joints: Capturing An Old Love Story"
    20
    Published: 2017-09-12
    What is Jazz?
    Tokyo Jazz Joints: Capturing An Old Love Story
  18. Read "Charles Lloyd: The Winds Of Grace"
    20
    Published: 2017-07-14
    Interview
    Charles Lloyd: The Winds Of Grace
  19. Read "Joseph Leighton Trio at Jazzhole"
    6
    Published: 2017-07-04
    Live Reviews
    Joseph Leighton Trio at Jazzhole
  20. Read "Nicole Johänntgen: Henry And The Free Bird"
    13
    Published: 2017-06-27
    Interview
    Nicole Johänntgen: Henry And The Free Bird
  21. Read "Will Butterworth Trio/Adam Turns at the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast"
    4
    Published: 2017-06-27
    Live Reviews
    Will Butterworth Trio/Adam Turns at the Crescent Arts Centre,...
  22. Read "ELBJAZZ 2017"
    10
    Published: 2017-06-15
    Live Reviews
    ELBJAZZ 2017
  23. Read "Like A Jazz Machine 2017"
    9
    Published: 2017-06-04
    Live Reviews
    Like A Jazz Machine 2017
  24. Read "Bray Jazz Festival 2017"
    12
    Published: 2017-05-09
    Live Reviews
    Bray Jazz Festival 2017
  25. Read "The Comet Is Coming at Black Box"
    4
    Published: 2017-05-08
    Live Reviews
    The Comet Is Coming at Black Box
  26. Read "The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music"
    7
    Published: 2017-04-27
    Book Reviews
    The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music
  27. Read "Vossajazz 2017"
    8
    Published: 2017-04-23
    Live Reviews
    Vossajazz 2017
  28. Read "I Called Him Morgan at Belfast Film Festival 2017"
    8
    Published: 2017-04-04
    DVD/Film Reviews
    I Called Him Morgan at Belfast Film Festival 2017
  29. Read "Barry Guy & Izumi Kimura At The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin"
    6
    Published: 2017-03-31
    Live Reviews
    Barry Guy & Izumi Kimura At The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
  30. Read "Brilliant Corners 2017"
    8
    Published: 2017-03-27
    Live Reviews
    Brilliant Corners 2017
  31. Read "Richie Buckley With The Scott Flanigan Trio @ The Sunflower, Belfast"
    8
    Published: 2017-02-19
    Live Reviews
    Richie Buckley With The Scott Flanigan Trio @ The Sunflower,...
  32. Read "Laura Jurd: Big Footprints"
    11
    Published: 2017-02-16
    Interview
    Laura Jurd: Big Footprints
  33. Read "Erik Friedlander At National Concert Hall, Dublin"
    6
    Published: 2017-02-08
    Live Reviews
    Erik Friedlander At National Concert Hall, Dublin
  34. Read "Ian Shaw With The Phil Ware Trio at The Workmans Club"
    8
    Published: 2017-01-28
    Live Reviews
    Ian Shaw With The Phil Ware Trio at The Workmans Club
  35. Read "Erik Friedlander: A Little Cello?"
    11
    Published: 2017-01-09
    Interview
    Erik Friedlander: A Little Cello?
  36. Read "Nat Hentoff: The Never-Ending Ball"
    1,311
    Published: 2017-01-09
    Interview
    Nat Hentoff: The Never-Ending Ball
  37. Read "Charles Lloyd: A Wild, Blatant Truth"
    6
    Published: 2016-12-25
    Book Reviews
    Charles Lloyd: A Wild, Blatant Truth
  38. Read "Penang Island Jazz Festival 2016"
    8
    Published: 2016-12-23
    Live Reviews
    Penang Island Jazz Festival 2016
  39. Read "Improvised Music Company@25, Various Artists At Sugar Club"
    6
    Published: 2016-12-14
    Live Reviews
    Improvised Music Company@25, Various Artists At Sugar Club
  40. Read "Man Of The Light: The Life And Work Of Zbigniew Seifert"
    7
    Published: 2016-12-11
    Book Reviews
    Man Of The Light: The Life And Work Of Zbigniew Seifert
  41. Read "Charles Lloyd Quartet at Vicar Street"
    4
    Published: 2016-11-28
    Live Reviews
    Charles Lloyd Quartet at Vicar Street
  42. Read "Improvised Music Company:  Orbital Pathways, Gravitational Pull"
    9
    Published: 2016-11-22
    Profiles
    Improvised Music Company: Orbital Pathways, Gravitational Pull
  43. Read "SLIXS At Derry International Choral Festival 2016"
    3
    Published: 2016-11-02
    Live Reviews
    SLIXS At Derry International Choral Festival 2016
  44. Read "Galway Jazz Festival 2016"
    9
    Published: 2016-10-31
    Live Reviews
    Galway Jazz Festival 2016
  45. Read "Euopean Jazz Conference 2016: Polish Jazz Showcases"
    11
    Published: 2016-10-17
    Live Reviews
    Euopean Jazz Conference 2016: Polish Jazz Showcases
  46. Read "European Jazz Conference 2016"
    10
    Published: 2016-10-06
    Live Reviews
    European Jazz Conference 2016
  47. Read "Whisper Not: The Autobiography Of Benny Golson"
    7
    Published: 2016-09-20
    Book Reviews
    Whisper Not: The Autobiography Of Benny Golson
  48. Read "Bojan Z at Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin"
    6
    Published: 2016-09-13
    Live Reviews
    Bojan Z at Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
  49. Read "Amethyst at McHughs, Belfast"
    6
    Published: 2016-08-16
    Live Reviews
    Amethyst at McHughs, Belfast
  50. Read "50 Summers of Music: Montreux Jazz Festival"
    5
    Published: 2016-08-11
    Book Reviews
    50 Summers of Music: Montreux Jazz Festival
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  1. Read "A Great Day in Harlem: The Spirit Lives - 50 Years On"
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    Published: 2013-05-30
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    A Great Day in Harlem: The Spirit Lives - 50 Years On
  2. Read "John McLaughlin: Risk, Magic And Mystery"
    21
    Published: 2013-01-07
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    John McLaughlin: Risk, Magic And Mystery
  3. Read "Remembering Esbjorn Svensson"
    705
    Published: 2008-06-17
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  4. Read "10th Bray Jazz Festival"
    1,614
    Published: 2009-05-28
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  5. Read "Rhythm Changes: Rethinking Jazz Cultures"
    29
    Published: 2013-04-30
    Live Reviews
    Rhythm Changes: Rethinking Jazz Cultures
  6. Read "Penang Island Jazz Festival: Penang, Malaysia, Dec 1-4, 2011"
    310
    Published: 2011-12-21
    Live Reviews
    Penang Island Jazz Festival: Penang, Malaysia, Dec 1-4, 2011
  7. Read "2010 Jarasum Jazz Festival, Gapeyong, South Korea"
    1,040
    Published: 2010-10-28
    Live Reviews
    2010 Jarasum Jazz Festival, Gapeyong, South Korea
  8. Read "James Cammack: Where You At?"
    11
    Published: 2012-10-09
    Interview
    James Cammack: Where You At?
  9. Read "Gary Husband: There were these three Yorkshiremen..."
    1,450
    Published: 2009-02-16
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    Gary Husband: There were these three Yorkshiremen...
  10. Read "Jeremy Monteiro: Jazznotable"
    1,821
    Published: 2007-01-16
    Interview
    Jeremy Monteiro: Jazznotable
  11. Read "Bojan Z: Stranger Sounds"
    1,530
    Published: 2006-07-31
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    Bojan Z: Stranger Sounds
  12. Read "Jan Johansson: From Small Acorns..."
    1,466
    Published: 2008-11-24
    Profiles
    Jan Johansson: From Small Acorns...
  13. Read "Gretchen Parlato: Quiet Revolutionary"
    274
    Published: 2011-06-27
    Interview
    Gretchen Parlato: Quiet Revolutionary
  14. Read "Nat Hentoff: The Never-Ending Ball"
    1,311
    Published: 2017-01-09
    Interview
    Nat Hentoff: The Never-Ending Ball
  15. Read "Borneo Jazz 2012"
    71
    Published: 2012-05-29
    Live Reviews
    Borneo Jazz 2012
  16. Read "Manu Katche: Play As You Are"
    1,373
    Published: 2010-06-15
    Interview
    Manu Katche: Play As You Are
  17. Read "Borneo Jazz 2011"
    299
    Published: 2011-05-25
    Live Reviews
    Borneo Jazz 2011
  18. Read "Trevor Rabin: All Colors Considered"
    9
    Published: 2012-11-26
    Interview
    Trevor Rabin: All Colors Considered
  19. Read "Anthony Jackson and Yiorgos Fakanas: Interspirits"
    1,277
    Published: 2010-05-11
    Interview
    Anthony Jackson and Yiorgos Fakanas: Interspirits
  20. Read "Jazz Gunung 2010, Bromo, Indonesia"
    915
    Published: 2010-07-15
    Live Reviews
    Jazz Gunung 2010, Bromo, Indonesia
  21. Read "Paul Augustin: Putting Penang On The Jazz Map"
    7
    Published: 2013-11-23
    Interview
    Paul Augustin: Putting Penang On The Jazz Map
  22. Read "On The Road With The Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet"
    8
    Published: 2012-12-18
    Live Reviews
    On The Road With The Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet
  23. Read "Enrico Rava: To Be Free or Not To Be Free"
    175
    Published: 2012-01-16
    Interview
    Enrico Rava: To Be Free or Not To Be Free
  24. Read "Borneo Jazz Festival 2010"
    1,513
    Published: 2010-06-03
    Live Reviews
    Borneo Jazz Festival 2010
  25. Read "Abstract Logix's Souvik Dutta: From Living Room to Center of the Universe"
    740
    Published: 2010-10-18
    Interview
    Abstract Logix's Souvik Dutta: From Living Room to Center of the Universe
  26. Read "Death, Rebirth & New Revolution"
    8
    Published: 2013-02-20
    Opinion
    Death, Rebirth & New Revolution
  27. Read "Gwilym Simcock: It's All Just Music"
    1,385
    Published: 2010-01-04
    Interview
    Gwilym Simcock: It's All Just Music
  28. Read "Penang Island Jazz Festival: Malaysia, December 2-5, 2010"
    1,284
    Published: 2010-12-19
    Live Reviews
    Penang Island Jazz Festival: Malaysia, December 2-5, 2010
  29. Read "Cuong Vu: Agogic Logic"
    226
    Published: 2011-08-08
    Interview
    Cuong Vu: Agogic Logic
  30. Read "Christian Howes: Blues for the Blues Violin"
    614
    Published: 2010-09-27
    Interview
    Christian Howes: Blues for the Blues Violin
  31. Read "Franklin Kiermyer: Joy And Consequence"
    16
    Published: 2014-03-03
    Interview
    Franklin Kiermyer: Joy And Consequence
  32. Read "Wayne Krantz: Back on Track"
    1,359
    Published: 2009-08-25
    Interview
    Wayne Krantz: Back on Track
  33. Read "Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival: 19-20 May, 2012"
    16
    Published: 2012-06-08
    Live Reviews
    Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival: 19-20 May, 2012
  34. Read "Marialy Pacheco: A Sunshine State of Mind"
    5
    Published: 2012-09-04
    Interview
    Marialy Pacheco: A Sunshine State of Mind
  35. Read "The New Orleans All-Star Brass Band: Do You Know What It Means?"
    621
    Published: 2015-09-02
    Highly Opinionated
    The New Orleans All-Star Brass Band: Do You Know What It Means?
  36. Read "Beishan International Jazz Festival, China, 19-20 October 2012"
    6
    Published: 2012-11-08
    Live Reviews
    Beishan International Jazz Festival, China, 19-20 October 2012
  37. Read "Jazz Finland Festival / European Jazz Conference 2014"
    30
    Published: 2014-10-06
    Live Reviews
    Jazz Finland Festival / European Jazz Conference 2014
  38. Read "Gary Willis: Something to Say"
    673
    Published: 2007-10-23
    Interview
    Gary Willis: Something to Say
  39. Read "Ed Palermo: We're Only In It For The Music"
    1,373
    Published: 2009-11-16
    Interview
    Ed Palermo: We're Only In It For The Music
  40. Read "Arun Ghosh: A  Very British-Asian Jazz Head-Space"
    9
    Published: 2013-11-11
    Interview
    Arun Ghosh: A Very British-Asian Jazz Head-Space
  41. Read "Nik Bartsch: Rhythmically Dancing Around Fugato Fires"
    701
    Published: 2010-12-06
    Interview
    Nik Bartsch: Rhythmically Dancing Around Fugato Fires
  42. Read "Youn Sun Nah: Seoul to Soul"
    864
    Published: 2010-03-02
    Interview
    Youn Sun Nah: Seoul to Soul
  43. Read "Down With Jazz 2014"
    14
    Published: 2014-06-09
    Live Reviews
    Down With Jazz 2014
  44. Read "Korean Music Shines At Performing Arts Market in Seoul, October 11-15, 2010"
    1,299
    Published: 2010-10-26
    Live Reviews
    Korean Music Shines At Performing Arts Market in Seoul, October 11-15, 2010
  45. Read "Sligo Jazz Project 2013: Days 1-3"
    6
    Published: 2013-07-31
    Live Reviews
    Sligo Jazz Project 2013: Days 1-3
  46. Read "David Sanchez: Ninety-Mile Bridge"
    167
    Published: 2011-08-29
    Interview
    David Sanchez: Ninety-Mile Bridge
  47. Read "Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013"
    9
    Published: 2013-11-04
    Live Reviews
    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013
  48. Read "Scott Kinsey: It's About Meaning"
    1,138
    Published: 2007-03-27
    Interview
    Scott Kinsey: It's About Meaning
  49. Read "12 Points 2015"
    17
    Published: 2015-04-29
    Live Reviews
    12 Points 2015
  50. Read "Jiyoung Lee: Snobs, Addicts & Royalty"
    11
    Published: 2014-04-21
    Interview
    Jiyoung Lee: Snobs, Addicts & Royalty