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For full details including terms and conditions, please contact your Yamaha dealer. NOVEMBER2010ContentsRegulars
4–6 News London Jazz Festival club and concert hall programme finalises… BBC get behind Shabaka Hutchings… Cassandra Wilson unveils new album… and all the latest news and gossip from the world of jazz
16 Jazz On Film Chico And Rita with music by Bebo Valdés, released in cinemas this month, impresses Selwyn Harris
18 Taking Off Tough talk with pianist Benet McLean and laughter off with Brass Jaw in this month’s look at who’s breaking through
36–50 CD Reviews 52 Books & DVDs 55 The Player The great drummer Steve Gadd talks about his favourite drums and cymbals
56 Instrument Reviews All the latest instrument reviews and news
58–59 Live Reviews 60–62 Gig Guide Your essential guide to this month’s must-see gigs
64 Subscriptions Save money and grab a free Edition Records CD
66 Letters Write in – have your say
Features 10 Tommy Smith The influential Scotsman flies in for a LJF residency with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
20 Hugh Masekela In a no-holds-barred interview Hugh Masekela is under no illusions about what matters most in his continuing quest to play music that matters where it counts most, artistically, socially and culturally. Interview: Marcus O’Dair
12 Bleu blanc jazz All the track listing details for this month’s fine covermount CD
15 Under the radarHidden pleasures at the London Jazz Festival
24 [em] Wollny / Kruse / Schaefer are back and in some style, says Stuart Nicholson, who thrills to the piano trio’s new live album, recorded this summer
26 AfroCubismThealbumthatneverwas:JaneCornwell tells the fascinating story of the “prequel” to Buena Vista Social Club
28 Robert Wyatt With the release of For The Ghosts Within, Robert Wyatt with Gilad Atzmon and Ros Stephen, enters a world of lost voices set free
30 Louis MoholoMoholo The Blue Notes drummer looks back on a career full of creative highs and devastating lows
34 Jay Phelps Debut album from the erstwhile Empirical trumpeter
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