modern jazz quartet
The Shannon Barnett Quartet’s latest album, “Alive at Loft” (KLAENG Records 077 CD), showcases their unique interpretation of jazz standards. The album, recorded at the renowned Loft club in Cologne, features an interesting selection of wellknown and lesserknown tunes. The Shannon Barnett Quartet’s latest album, “Alive at Loft” (KLAENG Records 077 CD), showcases their unique… Continue reading
The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) was initially called the Milt Jackson Quartet, but the name change was met with mixed reactions. Critics felt their sound was too formal, restrained, and baroque. However, the talented quartet, consisting of Milt Jackson, John Lewis, Percy Heath, and Connie Kay, were masters of their craft, blending swing, tension, and… Continue reading
I’m Dr. Miles Beaumont from the charming town of York in the UK. I’ve spent over three decades as a medical doctor, helping people and contributing to important research. I graduated from Oxford University, and ever since, I’ve devoted myself to improving the health and lives of others.
When I’m not practicing medicine, you’ll find me soaking up the world of jazz music. It’s been a passion of mine since I turned 30, and I’ve been an active part of York’s jazz scene ever since. Whether it’s going to local gigs, listening to records at home, or just enjoying the rhythmic and improvisational magic of jazz, it’s a big part of who I am.