The Insider #8: Sebastian Scotney (London Jazz News)

Sebastian Scotney is the editor and founder of London Jazz News, an online site that publishes a daily ?ow of news, previews, reviews and interviews. The archive of published articles now stands at over 8,000 pieces, and the publication involves a substantial team of contributors. Seb is also a freelance writer who has penned reviews for the Artsdesk, liner notes for artists like Lars Danielson, biographies for musicians like Michael Wollny, and was a feature contributor to Jazz Line-Up on BBC Radio 3 from 2015 to 2017. I should also add that he loathes the verb “penned” yet I am using it in defiance!

Show Notes:
Tracks Played:
– Marius Neset: World Song, Pt. I
– Maria Schneider: Braided Together
– Norma Winstone: Joy Spring
– Ruben Fox: J.A.Z.Z.
– Gwilym Simcock: King Barolo

Links mentioned:
– Richard Williams:
– John Fordham’s writing for London Jazz News :
– David Haidu on Maria Schneider’s “Data Lords”:
– Russell Davies on Duke Ellington for London Jazz News:
– Birthday Wishes for Norma Winstone at 80: 

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Author: Jason Crane