All about that bass - Simon Bainbridge on his new double bass concerto, written for Eddie Gomez and Britten Sinfonia, and premiered as part of the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival. http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/nov/17/all-about-that-bass-simon-bainbridge-on-his-jazz-concerto?CMP=twt_a-music_b-gdnmusic
Pianist Steven Osborne joins bassist Eddie Gomez, conductor Kristjan Järvi and Britten Sinfonia for an appearance at the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival with a programme ranging from Stravinsky to Zappa. http://www.brittensinfonia.com/concerts/events/view/london-jazz-festival-2015
Steve Gadd, the doctor of the drums. He's recorded and toured with A-list artists including Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Carly Simon, and Jon Bon Jovi. Gadd has assembled a top-notch band for an upcoming solo tour of his own.