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Courtney Pine

Courtney Pine

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Courtney Pine: Wow! This is Jazz and We Like It!

Profile and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Q, October 1986

COURTNEY PINE LISTENED TO A LOT OF GROVER WASHINGTON, SONNY ROLLINS AND JOHN COLTRANE, THEN HE THOUGHT HE'D HAVE A GO HIMSELF. ...

Common Cause: Courtney Pine is making all the right connections

Report and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, May 2011

IF THE JAZZ police, those self-appointed protectors of a genre that's about freedom of expression (the irony is obviously lost on them), didn't know what ...

The new cool: how Kamasi, Kendrick and co gave jazz a new groove

Essay by John Lewis, The Guardian, 6 October 2016

A generation of jazz musicians has grown up with hip-hop in its blood. The result is the thrilling reinvention of a genre that has been ...

Courtney Pine

Profile and Interview by David Burke, All About Jazz, 16 October 2017

COURTNEY PINE didn't pick up his beloved tenor saxophone for more than a decade, until an album exploring the black British experience demanded it. The ...

When Pop Went Political: Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute

Retrospective and Interview by David Burke, Classic Pop, June 2018

IT WAS A PARTY staged to express solidarity with the world's most famous political prisoner, while concurrently expressing vehement opposition to an overtly racist system ...

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