James Pearson

The House that Jazz Built – James Pearson on BBC Radio 4

Posted by in News, Radio, Ronnie Scotts

James Pearson can be heard talking to Paul Merton and showing him around the backstage side of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club on Radio 4′s The House That Jazz Built. If you missed it on 3rd December, you can hear the programme on the BBC Radio website here.


UK Jazz Radio – CD of the month

Posted by in James Pearson Trio, News, Radio, Reviews

Ukjazzradio first CD of the month is Swing the Club from the James Pearson Trio. This CD was recorded live over four nights at Ronnie Scott’s where the trio is the house band The tapes were simply left running during the Trio’s normal sets and left for a while until James and Pete North, who recorded the album, started listening to them. This process is helpful when recording improvised music, “sometimes you remain too close to it, other times you are able to distance yourself and judge the music for…read more