Joe Locke is thrilled to receive his sixth ‘Mallets Instrumentalist of the Year’ award by the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA).
Feature interview in JAZZIZ Magazine: “Locke’s facility with disparate styles owes to his upbringing. A child of the ‘70s and the son of educators, he was exposed to art that ranged from high-brow to pop – listening to both Brahms and B.B. King and reading everything from Romantic poetry to Rolling Stone.”
Jazziz Magazine proudly premiere Joe Locke’s new music video – “Who Killed Davey Moore?” by Bob Dylan. The song tells the story of the championship fight between Moore and Sugar Ramos on March 21, 1963, which would result in Moore’s death. Locke’s version, featuring guest artist Raul Midon on vocals, manages to retain the pointed […]
One of the Jazz community’s favourite retreats, Ambleside in the picturesque Lake District in the north of England will see the 2nd edition of the Ambleside Days Jazz Festival. After the overwhelming response to last year’s event, round two will be starting on Thursday 30th August and conclude on Sunday 2nd September 2018. One of the highlights is […]
Joe Locke and Gwilym Simcock “… balance graceful sophistication, blazing improv and tight grooves, and the musical games they play are gleefully irresistible.” — Michael Cragg, The Guardian Gwilym Simcock (piano) and Joe Locke (vibraphone) will meet for a jaw-dropping duet set. LJN’s Sebastian Scotney states “They both have the imperative to play with unbelievable […]