EFG London Jazz Festival Preview, Ravi Coltrane
Claire Martin and Sebastian Scotney preview the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival. Plus highlights of a performance given by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and his quartet in Edinburgh.
Claire Martin and Sebastian Scotney preview the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival. Plus highlights of a performance by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, who celebrates his 50th birthday this year, with his quartet - recorded at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh - featuring David Virelles (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass) and Johnathan Blake (drums). Ravi, the son of jazz legends John and Alice Coltrane, is named after Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and has released a string of critically acclaimed albums on the legendary Blue Note label. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Jack DeJohnette, Geri Allen and Joe Lovano.