Nik Cohn on Bounce in New Orleans
Richard Sennett: why he stopped playing in public
Hugo Williams: Dr Feelgood
Richard Williams: Frank Sinatra
Philip Hensher: the accident that robbed him of enjoyment
Ian Jack on Kathleen Ferrier
Janice Galloway: Clara Schumann
Andrew O'Hagan on Lena Zavaroni
Alan Rusbridger on the physical act of playing the piano
AND: Many, many more.
Ian Jack edited Granta from 1995 to 2007, having previously edited the Independent on Sunday. He has written on many subjects, including the Titanic, Kathleen Ferrier, the Hatfield train crash and the three members of the IRA active-service unit who were killed on Gibraltar. He is the editor of The Granta Book of Reportage and The Granta Book of India, and the author of a collection of journalism, The Country Formerly Known as Great Britain. He lives in London and now writes for the Guardian.