THIS THURSDAY Cork venue Coughlan’s hosts singer Gemma Sugrue and the guitarist Julien Colarossi’s Quartet, a gig that chimes with the release of their brand new sunnily melodic album In My Nature, a glimpse of the sound of which can be gleaned from the video above. VENUE.

NY Times piece. 

Currently running via catch-up on BBC4... interviewees include Terence Blanchard, Shabaka Hutchings, Courtney Pine, Zoe Rahman, Theon Cross, Cassie Kinoshi, Michael Mwenso, Giacomo Smith. Great footage from a jam at Kansas Smitty’s, Soweto and Mwenso in New York, and the Kemets tearing into one and more or less burning the house down are among the many vivid clips.