On his newest release, Subtle Disguise (available November 16), Joe Locke integrates two main impulses into one recording: a vernacular which connects with people’s core, and his continued challenging of himself as a player, writer and arranger.
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 […]
We had the immense pleasure and honour to premiere the ‘Love Is A Pendulum’ suite in Sardinia (Italy) in November 2017, thanks to the wonderful Orchestra da Camera della Sardegna, directed by maestro Simone Pittau. SIMONE PITTAU, JOE LOCKE BAND & ORCHESTRA DA CAMERA DELLA SARDEGNA SIMONE PITTAU – direttore JOE LOCKE – vibrafono NEIL PERCY […]
We are thrilled to announce Joe Locke as the 2018 inductee into the WVC Hall of Fame as part of the 6th World Vibes Congress at the Malletech Studios on the 6th January. Joe will receive the honour together with the posthumously awarded Milt Jackson. To celebrate the occasion in style, Joe will also present his new […]