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peter quinn

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Peter has written on classical music and jazz for Tempo, Jazzwise, The Times Literary Supplement, BBC Music Magazine and International Record Review, among others. His performing experience runs the gamut from John Cage at the Barbican to jazz fusion at Ronnie Scott’s to traditional Irish music at the BBC Proms.

Articles By Peter Quinn

Albums of the Year 2018: William Parker - Voices Fall From The Sky

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Jazzmeia Horn, EFG London Jazz Festival 2018 review - searching for the unexpected

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Orphy Robinson’s Astral Weeks, London Jazz Festival 2018 review - reimagining a masterpiece

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CD: Bansangu Orchestra - Bansangu Orchestra

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Jazz FM Awards 2018 - a banner year for Ezra Collective

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CD: Owen Broder - Heritage

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CD: Snowpoet - Thought You Knew

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theartsdesk Q&A: Vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant

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Albums of the Year 2017: Cécile McLorin Salvant - Dreams and Daggers

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Robert Glasper, Barbican review - emotional fellowship and creative interconnections

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Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Ronnie Scott’s review - sophistication and simplicity

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CD: Oli Rockberger - Sovereign

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2017 Parliamentary Jazz Awards: the votes are in

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Tunes of the Munster Pipers review - wondrous collection confounds expectations

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CD: Cécile McLorin Salvant - Dreams and Daggers

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CD: Alan Broadbent - Developing Story

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Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre review - Stephen Rea is u...

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CD: John Mayall - Nobody Told Me

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Gently Down the Stream, Park Theatre review - gay history si...

Ripeness is sometimes all. 80-year-old Martin Sherman's recent play, receiving its UK premiere at canny Park Theatre, says more about...

Trifonov, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - Russian style with...

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Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre review - a necessary correct...

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CD: Susanna & The Brotherhood of Our Lady - Garden of Ea...

Lyrics such as “are we hunting for life among misery, Satan have pity on my long distress” and “we’re on a ship of fools, sails laughing and...

69th Berlin Film Festival round-up - what a banal Berlinale

As journalists and critics were enjoying the unseasonably balmy weather in...