Live review: Ezra Collective @ Albert Hall, Manchester
A slick, well-oiled groove machine, Ezra Collective have no time for the emotive, poignant flavour of live music many strive for. Their no-nonsense, good-vibes-only attitude serves their biggest strength; their claim to being one of London’s finest party-starters.
Purple Collective: UoM students revolutionise how poetry is enjoyed
The Mancunion sat down with Purple Collective, a new group fusing jazz and poetry, finding out who they are, their future plans, and why students should care about the arts.
Ezra Collective release new single – ‘May the Funk Be With You’
The single ‘May the Funk Be With You’ is the jazz supergroup’s first of the year, we discuss their collaborators stylistic choices and upcoming live shows
The Innovator, The Jazz Messenger, The Freedom Rider: A Century of Art Blakey
Will Stonier discusses the life and legacy American jazz drummer Art Blakey has had on the genre on the anniversary of his 100th birthday