Pope mobile

As musicians work out how to respond to what, for now, is ‘the new normal’, bassist John Pope seems more active than most, recording an album with his quintet and performing a live stream with the band (sorry, you’ve just missed that…). Here he is talking to North East arts magazine ‘Narc’ about 5 of his favourite UK jazz musicians along with examples of each to listen to, and an excerpt from his quintet’s performance at last year’s Lancaster Jazz Festival.