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Kosi | CD Review
It opens with an introduction to Cohen’s Introduction (Hallelujah)...
Binker & Moses interview – The super London duo!
On the last day of the Love Supreme Festival,...
Ola Onabulé | Podcast Interview
Ola is a meaningful musical artist, warm-hearted and gracious....
CD Review | Ben Webster meets Piet Noordijk – Johnny Come Lately
Shortly after his death, an LP was published with...
Mars Williams & Switchback
The Chicago-based free jazz saxophonist Mars Williams may be...
Zurich Jazz Festival “jazznojazz” | Exciting mix of urban jazz, soul and fusion
Sponsored by the Zurich Cantonal Bank and co-sponsor, Migros...
Maria Schneider – Two 2016 Grammy Awards
Born November 27, 1960 in Windom, Minnesota, Maria Schneider...
Harmonica Titan Toots Thielemans dies at 94
Thielemans was pre-eminently a jazz musician — and he...
Roundup – Jazz Middelheim 2016
Astonishing Artist in residence this year was the Israeli...
Ahmad Jamal – One of A Kind
Ahmad Jamal has a certain magic in his playing...
Interview with Alan Gorrie – Average White Band
EY -  A band who defies longevity, I asked...
CD Review – Suite Três Rios
With parents who are Portuguese and Italian, his cultural...
Chuck Israels | 80 years and going strong.
Chuck Israels was born on the 10th of August...
George DeLancey – Self-Titled Debut CD
NYC Release Gig: September 28- Smalls Jazz Club Straight Ahead...
Theo Jackson makes his American debut at Washington’s Kennedy Center.
Pianist/Vocalist Theo Jackson has a number of high profile...
Ray Gelato interview
There was glorious weather for all, people, musicians, agents,...
Lost recording’s from Joe Bushkin, Buck Clayton, Milt Hinton & “Papa” Jo Jones
Joe Bushkin, the leader, was a gifted pianist who...
ASHLEY KAHN RETURNS TO MIDDELHEIM
MORE INTERESTING JAZZ TALKS TO COME! Last year Ashley...
CD Review – Nina Baun
Straight from the horse’s mouth herself – the album...
Latin Jazz Bassist Honors Tito Puente +
Henriquez has performed with Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Eddie...
Femi Temowo interview
Nigerian born, London based, Femi is a striking guitarist...
CD Review – Benet McLean
In his early 20s he began playing keyboards in...
Wayne Shorter, Living Legend By Scott H. Thompson
Wynton Marsalis points out that Mr. Shorter has a...
FESTIVAL FLASHES GENT JAZZ 2016 – PART TWO
The second part of the festival began Thursday, July...
Featured Gig | Shez Raja with Soweto Kinch | Hideaway London – 22 July
“Entertainment was always on the cards at the Gurutopia...
Ibrahim Maalouf interview with Erminia Yardley
Erminia Yardley and Carl Hyde attended this years Love...
The Love Supreme Festival Report by Erminia Yardley
So here follows my réportage of one of the...
Festival Flashes Gent Jazz 2016 (part one)
NO SIGNATURE Terence Blanchard provided the opening concert. He...
Antwerp to celebrate 35th edition of Jazz Middelheim
The jazz festival begins Friday, August 12. That day...
FESTIVAL FLASHES ZEELANDJAZZ (part two)
The boat trip was intended as a connection between...
Bohemia Jazz Fest 2016
By:Tony Ozuna And this year is no exception. “Charles...
FESTIVAL FLASHES ZEELANDJAZZ (part one)
The Festival Orchestra played for the first time in...
Concert Review | The Hot Sardines – Ronnie Scott’s
By: Erminia Yardley | Photo’s Carl Hyde Uhm, that’s an incredible amount...
Prague Proms—a summer mix of Jazz, Classical, and Film Scores
Prague Proms opens this season, Saturday, June 18th with...
Tomas Doncker interview with Sammy Stein
By: Sammy Stein Tomas was born and bred in...
Maciek Pysz – Podcast Interview
  Maciek Pysz – is now an established musician...
Interview | Martie Rikhof & Claudio Dauelsberg
I felt I need to know more: How does...
Ola Onabule | Love Again
Love Again is the new Single from Ola Onabule’s...
Moon June records celebrates 15th Anniversary
Since the launch of the label MoonJune has built...
Jazzwise appointed Becomes Apple Music Curator
Source:  Jazzwise Magazine Jazzwise is now an official curator on...
CD Review | Event Horizon, Mark Wade
Text by: Sammy Stein | Photos by: Jesse Winter...
Electric Swing Circus
“Swingamajig was awesome!,” says Tom Hyland, the guitarist of...
Exclusive preview | Daniel Bennett Group, Sinking Houseboat Confusion.
They describe their music as, ‘quirky, modern jazz fused...
St Germain Completes Line-Up For Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2016
The latest addition to the bill is acclaimed jazz-house producer...
What every aspiring music artist should consider embracing.
A recent article from Mark Stryker, staff writer for...
CD Review | Valentine’s Eve, Kitty La Roar
By: Sammy Stein | Photo’s courtesy of Artist Available: Amazon | iTunes...
Deborah J. Carter & Millennium Jazz Orchestra headline Hengelo Big Band Festival
On 15 may the 3rd annual Big Band Festival...
Catching up with Greg Osby
This saxophonist has established himself as an influential professional...
Concert Review | Jazzahead Showcases and Clubnight.
After making my rounds at the exhibition, I headed...
CD Review | Elliot Galvin Trio, Punch
‘Punch and Judy’ opens the album and, maybe as...
Two famous Belgian jazz festivals celebrate their birthday in New York
This year two the most eminent jazz festivals in...
Kurt Rosenwinkel and his new project with Tim Motzer, Bandit 65
Bandit 65 is a collaboration with the guitarist Tim...
Two jazz festivals in Zeeland join forces
By Peter Beije | Featured Image: Roberto Cifarilli The...
The Hague International Jazz Days brings live jazz to Bijenkorf The Hague!
The first 100 customers can buy The Hague International...
JAZZAHEAD! TURNS BREMEN INTO A JAZZ METROPOLIS
The 11th  jazzahead! was opened early this evening in...
Tom Ibarra Podcast Interview
Recently I came across a young great sounding jazz...
Featured Gig | Shez Raja – 606 Jazz Club London
The 606 gig is the official launch of Shez...
CD Review | Magnus Thuelund “First Song”
Thuelund, a former resident of New York and now...
Simona Parrinello launches new CD in Milan
Con Alma was released in February this year and...
Vs Interpretation | A New Festival of Free Improvisation
Kerbaj recorded the 40 minute improvisation and later released...
Chuck Israels | Podcast Interview
  The first in the series has Nigel J....
Kris Bowers headlines Teens Tunes (Mladi Ladi) Jazz Festival.
The title of Bower’s new album “Heroes + Misfits”...
CD Review | Mac Gollehon & The Hispanic Mechanics
At 13, Mac met bandleader and cornet player Merle...
jazzahead! an American perspective
Recently, US Jazz Journalist, Scott Thompson sat down with...
Contemporary Jazz Piano Summit – Prague, April 16
By: Tony Ozuna Although Gerald Clayton has recently been...
Gent Jazz Festival: 28 major concerts in seven days
This July (7th to 16th) 2016, marks the fifteenth  year...
CD Review | Simona Parrinello – Con Alma
The album opens Beatrice, a haunting version of the...
Finnish pianist Joonas Haavisto releases new trio album “Oku”
Haavisto on piano is joined by Antti Lötjönen on bass and Joonas...
Concert Review | Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter and the Jazz@Lincoln Centre orchestra
The Barbican Centre, Mr Wynton Marsalis with Mr Wayne...
Cd Review | Avishai Cohen – ‘Into the Silence
Tragedy and drama are often a good breeding ground...
EP Review | Skylark – Kitty La roar (Featuring Nick Shankland)
Kitty uses it as a vocal vehicle on which...
Nigel J. Farmer appointed Editor in Chief of Jazz In Europe
Nigel will take over from Peter McLaren who stepped...
Swing Club Breda – A mix of famous and young talent on the same stage!
Jan Learbuch continues his historical support in boosting the...
JazzAhead announces 2016 showcase program
On 21 April, the showcase program begins with the...
Rony Verbiest honors accordionist Johnny Meijer
By Peter Beije | Photo’s by  Eddy Westveer Johnny...
CD Review | Maciek Pysz “A Journey”
A Journey is a collection of eleven original compositions...
Interview with Knoel Scott – Part 3
Read Part 1 & Part 2 of the interview...
Interview with Knoel Scott – Part 2
Read Part 1 of this interview here. How did you get...
Interview with Knoel Scott – Part 1
Interview by: Sammy Stein | Photo’s courtesy of Dawid Laskowski...
London’s Most Diverse And Innovative Jazz Ensemble Release Debut Album.
Driven by a plethora of styles and disciplines, combined...
Pianist Philip Clouts tours England and Scotland
It’s an album that confirms the Cape Town-born Clouts’...
Featured Gig | Norbert Kögging | Rabotheater Hengelo
This coming Saturday dutch vocalist Norbert Kögging will launch...
Phil Woods dies age 83
Jazz legend Phil Woods died Tuesday morning, according to...
Featured Gig | Shez Raja Collective live at the 606 Jazz Club | 1 October 2015
Since the formation of his collective in 2007 his...
Evan Christopher’s Django à la Créole Tours Europe
Evan Christopher’s Django à la Créole spices up the...
MPS Presents The Definitive Collection Of Recordings By The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio
This definitive collection of classic albums and undiscovered material...
CD Review | Ola Onabule: “It’s The Peace That Deafens”
By: Peter McLaren | Photo’s courtesy of the artist...
Swing Festival Breda features eight free concerts.
A total of 21 artists will perform including one...
Festival Flashes from Jazz Middelheim (Antwerp)
Jazz Middelheim in the Belgian city of Antwerp will...
A1 voice and piano team hit the road to Scotland
May and Iles met when the then-Leeds-based pianist’s trio...
Chick Corea, Casandra Wilson & Stanley Clarke play JazznoJazz Festival
The 17th edition of the Zurich Jazzfestival jazznojazz promises...
Award-winning Edinburgh jazz venue adds extra shows to its Fringe programme
Guitarist Graeme Stephen, saxophonist Martin Kershaw, bassist Mario Caribe...
New York Round Midnight | Netherlands largest jazz production
The show takes you back to the turbulent nightlife...
James Tormé headlines Rye Jazz & Blues 2015
The Spectrum Jazz Lounge introduced for the first time...
Featured Gig | The Majamisty Trio – Pizza Express – Aug 30
Sunday 30 August will see the London debut of...
Live Review | Ola Onabule at the Mundus Festival in Italy – July 16th 2015
The show started by looking to the future with...
Gig Review | The Blockheads Ipswich 24th July 2015
The Music Room in Ipswich was the venue. The...
Featured Gig | Jason Rebello Trio – 606 Jazz Club London
A multi-award winner and ferociously talented musician, Jason has...
Festival Flashes from Gent Jazz 2015 (part Two)
By: Peter Beije | Photos: Maurits van Hout This...
How Hugh Hefner And Playboy Changed The Face Of Music
Since the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953, two...
Davey Payne | Blockheads and beyond (Part Two)
Davey Payne – Part Two By: Sammy Stein After...
Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House Ensemble at Ipswich Jazz Club
From the start, things went well. It was one...
Festival Flashes from Gent Jazz 2015 (part one)
By: Peter Beije | Photos: Maurits van Hout Friday...
Featured Gig | Erin Dickins – Ronnie Scott’s London
Erin Dickins has enjoyed career singers dream about. After...
Maciek Pysz Announces November Tour Dates
Recorded at Artesuono studio in Udine, Italy, ‘A Journey’...
Featured Gig | Hilario Durán Trio – Bimhuis Amsterdam
Hilario Durán makes his instrument sound like an orchestra...
Becca Horne chats with Mario “El Indio” Morejon
Gillespie could have been speaking about Cuban born musician,...
Uli Beckerhoff | Everyone has heroes
By Rob Adams | 1st published by the Herald Scotland....
Interview with Ntjam Rosie
Ntjam has recently released her new album “The One”...
Featured Gig | Robert Glasper at Jazz Tibet Club – Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Glasper, bassist Vicente Archer and drummer Damion Reid—who form...
Interview with Deborah J. Carter
Carter premiered her latest release in the Canary Islands...
CD Review | Marco Marconi Trio “Nordik”
Marco Marconi is a pianist who studied classical piano...
Neil Tesser Wins 2015 Lifetime Achievement In Jazz Journalism Award
Tesser may be best known as program host and...
Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2015 | July 3-12, 2015
Ntjam Rosie performs at the Dutch Jazzday & North Sea Jazz Festival
Ntjam Rosie, Cameroon-born, Dutch-based Afro-European artist, has become a...
CD Review | Toine Thys Trio: “Grizzly”
By: Peter Bieje Toine Thys’s trio plays in a...
Rogier Telderman and Vincent Houdijk win the Dutch “Young VIP” award.
As part of the prize both musicians will perform...
Interview | Eric Ineke: “I want the swing to be alive”
By Marta Ramón Eric Ineke’s musical life could not...
Enrico Pieranunzi, Tina May, Tony Coe | Home Is Where The Heart Is
The first track, ‘Don’t Forget The Poet, Please’ is...
Ornette Coleman dies age 85
Today we received the sad news that Ornette Coleman,...
Featured Gig | Maciek Pysz Quartet at London’s Vortex
The Quartet led by Guitarist and Composer Maciek Pysz...
Featured Gig | “Hammond Eggs” feat. Randy Brecker & Bob Mintzer,
For this new production, the three musicians expanded the...
606 Jazz Club & Fulham Palace present “Jazz on the Lawn”
Now in its seventh year, Jazz on the Lawn...
Jazz Middelheim 2015 presents varied program
Dr. John & Chris Potter, Bill Frisell, Joe Lovano,...
CD Review | The Spike Orchestra – Ghetto
They have played at the Forge in Camden, The...
Ola Onabule signs international recording deal.
“It’s The Peace That Deafens” will be Onabule’s eighth...
Smith & Kellock hit the road
Saxophonist Smith and pianist Kellock have worked together extensively...
Longtime President of Blue Note, Bruce Lundvall passes aged 79
AAJ: Were there particular parts of the book that...
Matt Owens | The Magic of The Aviators’ Ball
The Aviators’ Ball is an eclectic, whimsical, magical mix...
Festival Round-up | Semana Internacional de Jazz – Tenerife
Once again the city of La Laguna on the...
Davey Payne | Blockheads and beyond
Davey was born in 1944 in London. He told...
Collective effort bridges jazz programming gap in Glasgow
Bridge promotions came to a halt at the end...
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s headline Gent Jazz Festival.
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will be one of...
Theo Jackson launches new CD at St James Theatre London
It isn’t often that an artist comes along as...
Ola Onabule | Interview
Interview by: Becca Horne Born in Islington, London, Ola...
Jazz In Europe launches Amazon aStore
In addition we have added the Amazon store widget...
Interview with Massimiliano Rolff
By: Marta Ramon In addition to his outstanding reputation...
Sharp Sounds and Dirty Quotes from Tomasz Stańko
Tomasz Stańko is by far the most accomplished Polish...
Bert van den Brink: Magician with sound.
By: Peter Beije | Photo courtesy of the artist...
Dot Time Records announces the signing of UK based guitarist Maciek Pysz.
In 2010, he established his current trio with drummer...
SNJO swings towards its 20th anniversary
By: Rob Adams Elling has been open in his...
Live Review | Fund Raiser for UNPREDICTABLE – A film about Terry Day
By: Sammy Stein Over the course of an evening...
Raul Midón | A Chat with Becca Horne
Interview by: Becca Horne Midón was born in the...
Kitty la Roar and Nick Shankland | Live Review
By: Sammy Stein La Roar and Shankland have been...
Tom Green | Musician on a mission
By: Rob Adams | Photos: Courtesy of the Artist....
Brotzmann, Drake, Parker at Londons Café Oto | Live Review
By: Sammy Stein We met one dismal cold day...
Big Chief Bo Dollis of the Wild Magnolias dies aged 71
His voice had the sound of someone who had...
The New Orleans Jazz Beat
By: Allen Yhorst Kimble, Jr | Photos courtesy of the...
Blanco returns to make Celtic connections
Blanco made a big impression on his first full...
Duane Eubanks | Things of that Particular Nature
Article by: Becca Horne | Photo’s courtesy of Duane...
Chopin Lives On! | Outstanding Polish Jazz Pianists – Part 1
By:  Wojciech Oleksiak | Coutsey of: Culture.pl  It may be...
Fat Suit produce the goods
Fat-Suit didn’t go into the music business to make...
Ole Seimetz | My Everything
“I’d never thought about playing drums until I saw...
Hailey Tuck | Jazz Darling
By Becca Horne | Photo’s Courtesy of Artist Hailey Tuck,...
Rein de Graaff: Entrepreneur in swing
By Peter Beije | Featured Photo – Eddy Westveer...
Adrienne West & Alessio Menconi present new CD.
According to West, the renowned duo of Ella Fitzgerald...
Theo Jackson plays Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room & St James Theater
Having recently been granted permission to set lyrics to...
Stephanie Nilles and Zach Brock tour Germany
Chicago-born jazz/punk/barrelhouse musician Stephanie Nilles has been doin’ Kesey...
Product Review | Overscore Manuscript Tape
OK, now I have your attention, what is Overscore?...
Crooner Tony Bennett Brings His Jazz Collections to Casino Rama
Bennett has recently announced the latest of his releases,...
From broomsticks to fiddle sticks story makes Bangalore dream come true
“My mother thought I’d gone mad,” says the now...
Renaud Garcia-Fons | Beyond The Double Bass
By DAN BILAWSKY | Courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ...
Sax and trumpet recreate classics – with strings attached
Alto saxophonist Paul Towndrow and trumpeter Ryan Quigley will...
An interview with Yosuke Sato
by Enrique Alonso, photos courtesy of Yosuke Sato I...
The Mozaic Jazz Festival launches Friday 14 November.
One of the most exciting developments in the European...
Estrella & Esquina 25 | Bethany’s Jazz Club
The music of Esquina 25 pays tribute to the...
CD Review | Tineke Postma – Greg Osby | Sonic Halo
It was an emphatic wish of Tineke Postma to...
Laura Macdonald & David Berkman launch new CD
he two musicians, who have worked together in various...
A Jazz Talk with Gary Burton
By: Yannick Ilunga | Courtesy of The Jazz Spotlight Citing pianist Bill...
International contest for young musicians in Belgium
For 35 years it was called Jazz Hoeilaart. Next...
The Jazz Spotlight Festival Guide | November 2014
This month, Australia celebrates jazz combined with good wine...
Phil Markowitz – Zach Brock Quartet | Perpetuity.
Dot Time Records | D9031 Perpetuity is the second...
Jazz Jantar | Robert Glasper, James Carter and Avant-garde
By: Wojtek Oleksiak | Courtesy of Culture.pl From : 4...
Featured Venue | Fasching Jazz Club – Stockholm
This Manhattan-style jazz club is a vibrant music hub...
South African Clouts hitting the road to Scotland
South Africa-born Clouts, who takes his new quartet on...
Millennium Jazz Orchestra | Safety Zone
By JACK BOWERS | Courtesy of All About Jazz...
Made In New York Jazz Competition | Special Offer
To all our loyal readers, Recently we published an...
Paul Jost | Breaking Through
Paul Jost | Breaking Through Dot Time Records Paul...
Jazz Near You launches House Concert Series.
Ricci will kick off the first Jazz Near You...
Made in NY Jazz Competition
Contestants enter the Made in New York Jazz Competition...
36th. International jazz festival Praha
User News By: Filip Bršťák The festival opens on October...
Bimhuis At 40 | Older, Better, Business As Usual
By JOAN GANNIJ  | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ The Bim’s roots...
Artist Interview | Mike McKoy
Ludwig Manhattan’s Germaican Blues (Sedajazz Records, 2014) is his...
Alan Broadbent releases new album on Vinyl.
StageIT.com is a new platform that allows artists to...
CD Review | Eric Ineke, Cruisin’
The new cd, ‘Cruisin’, simply confirms that. With trumpeter...
Swing Festival Breda
The Dutch town of Breda has a long tradition...
Featured Venue | The 606 Jazz Club London
By: Rob Adams Rubie and “the Six,” as it’s...
jazznojazz 2014 | 16th Zurich International Festival
The programme with true musical pearls features no less than 19...
The drummer who floored “Q” takes his exciting young band to Scotland
Howell “floored” Quincy Jones, the legendary film soundtrack composer...
Summer Jazz Cycle Tour 2014 | Groningen, The Netherlands
Text and Photos by: Eddy Westveer Traditionally the tour...
Colianni, Bancroft, Mullen & Molley take it from the Bridge in Scotland
New York-based pianist John Colianni’s big swinging quartet leads...
Jazz Spotlight – Festival Guide (September 2014)
By Yannick Ilunga | Courtesy of  The Jazz Spotlight Even...
Festival Flash | Jazz Middelheim 2014, Day 3&4
Text Peter Beije | photo’s Eddy Westveer Day Three...
Edinburgh venue The Outhouse wins Herald Angel award
By: ROB ADAMS The Outhouse, which is home to...
Festival Flash | Jazz Middelheim 2014, Day 1&2
Text Peter Beije | photo’s Eddy Westveer Day One...
Umbria Jazz Festival 2014
By THOMAS CONRAD | Source All About Jazz What...
Fusion collective Fat-Suit hit the road in Europe
Scottish fifteen-piece fusion collective Fat-Suit have announced their first...
Kora Band Signs to ‘Whirlwind Recordings’ For Release of New Cities in Spring 2015
Founded by London-based, American pianist and composer Andrew Oliver...
Tommaso Starace: Italian Short Stories (2014)
By: BRUCE LINDSAY, | Source : All About Jazz ...
Blue Note Records Launches New Blue Note 75 App For IPad
Source | All About Jazz Now available exclusively on...
The Music Never Dies
Presently, all the massive names have released a flood...
Day of mourning in the Netherlands
It was almost one week ago that the tragic...
Festival Flashes | Gent Jazz 2014 | Day One
By PETER BEIJE | Gent Jazz 2014: seven days...
Dave Holland’s Prism At Copenhagen Jazzhouse
By JAKOB BAEKGAARD, | Courtesy of All About Jazz...
Jeff Beck In Cologne
By PHILLIP WOOLEVER, | Courtesy of All About Jazz...
Alita Moses wins 12th Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition
Jazz in Europe congratulates the winners of the 2014...
Legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies age 76
Source : USA TODAY Haden’s record label, ECM, released...
Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Draws World’s Greatest Upcoming Violinists To Kracow
Source: All About Jazz The first edition of the...
Music Sales Continue Slide As Streaming Soars
SOURCE: HYPEBOT, Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS has released...
A Foreigner’s Guide to Polish Jazz
By Wojciech Oleksiak & Cezary Lerski| Courtesy of Culture.pl Polish...
London pianist, Theo Jackson signs with US based label.
By: PETER McLARREN | Photo Credit: BEN AMURE Jackson has...
Aaron Goldberg featured at Roma Summer Jazz Workshop 2014
The Workshop is designed for both Italian and international...
Max Sunyer Headlines Candas Jazz Festival 2014
The festival features a slightly different set-up to most...
Jazz Liège Festival 2014 | Review
By JEAN-PIERRE GOFFIN, | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ...
Preview of the July Jazz Festivals in Basque Country | Spain
By: Enrique Alonso | Photos by: Lolo Vasco Heineken...
Horace Silver Dies At 85; Pioneering Jazz Pianist And Composer
Courtesy of: All About Jazz Silver died Wednesday at...
Jan Sturiale | The journey of Electric Water
By MARTA RAMON | Photo’s courtesy of the artist...
The Passion Of Lorenzo Tucci
By ROBIN ARENDS | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ...
Festival Flashes | Scheldejazz Festival, Terneuzen (The Netherlands)
DAY 1 – VIRTUOSO FOOTWORK Friday June 13th 2014:...
Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival | June 18 to 21
The Veronica’s Tales festival is one of the new...
Yass | The Jazz, the Filth and the Fury
By W. OLEKSIAK | courtesy of CULTURE.PL The 1990s...
Midem Moves Cannes Conference To June, Announces New Initiatives
Source: HYPEBOT | Published: 2 June 2014 International music...
Phronesis At Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
By IAN PATTERSON | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ Phronesis |...
Jazz Middelheim can’t do without the music of Toots Thielemans
By PETER BEIJE | Photos BRUNO BOLLAERT Since 1981,...
Kenny Werner on Toots Thielemans
‘There will never be another one like Toots’ -...
Takeshi Asai: French Trio, Vol. 1
By GEANNINE REID | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Choosing...
Linley Hamilton: Right On The Wavelength
By IAN PATTERSON  | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Trumpeter Linley...
Mai Jazz 2014 | Stavanger, Norway
Mai Jazz 2014 | Stavanger, Norway | May 6-11, 2014 Live...
Jazz In Europe’s founder, Johan van Deeg steps down.
Due to health reasons, Johan van Deeg will step...
Sun Ra | One hundred years on.
While the above statement may seem to be a...
All About Jazz release spring edition of the All About Jazz magazine
The 2nd edition of the Magazine is somewhat special...
Tim Hauser, Manhattan Transfer & Food
This is not at all surprising, in a recent...
Christine Allen steps down as Trustee of Jazz Services
Vice-Chair Christine Allen has stepped down from Jazz Services...
Veronica’s Tales present Kenny Garret Quintet | 18 May 2014
Kenny Garrett is widely recognized as one of the...
Darcy James Argue headlines Ghent Jazz Festival
The Belgian festival had the American big band on...
Marjorie Barnes with Equinox | Rotterdam 23rd May 2014
Equinox is a quintet co-led by guitarist Dan Nicholas,...
Guitar legend Jim Hall dies age 83
Back in the late 1970′s I had just begun...
An Interview with Spanish Guitarist Roc Calvet
These different influences he pours into the tunes he...
Jim Mullen receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Scottish Jazz Awards
Affleck, who appears with the bands Vieux Carre and...
Arik Strauss Trio | “Mostly Ballads” Review
The reason that this was brought to my mind...
WORLD PREMIERE OF THE OSCAR PETERSON LEGACY QUARTET
Less than two weeks ago, a spectacular new venue...
Impossible Gentlemen | UK Tour Dates
The Impossible Gentlemen will be promoting their second acclaimed...
Jan Sturiale | The new studio album Electric Water
This versatility makes of him one of the most...
Marc Halbheer and the 5th Edition release new CD
The source for his compositions is the ancient knowledge...
The Finnish Line | Finland’s finest musicians at LIFEM
The program opens with the distinctive Finno-Ugric close harmonies...
Made In New York Jazz Competition
There have been many jazz contests held through the...
Sidney Bechet | The Wizard Of Jazz by John Chilton
Both were natives of the melting pot that was...
Valencia swings
Five festivals in five Valencian towns have made the...
Tobin wins top prize at Edinburgh Festival
The concert, part of the inaugural British Vocal Jazz...
Cedar Walton dies aged 79
Cedar Walton was a prolific recording and performing artist....
James Tormé at The Rio Café, Glasgow
James Tormé had announced a low-key pop-up gig to...
The Whirlwind Festival | October 10, 11 & 12 | Kings Place in London
The inaugural Whirlwind Festival will present 18 bands, all led...
Dutch radio program Jazz Meeting reaches listeners worldwide
After 14 years Jazz Meeting has grown from a...
George Duke dies age 67
Veteran jazz, R&B, funk and fusion keyboard virtuoso George...
Europe’s first lady of jazz Rita Reys dies age 88
Known to many as Europe’s first lady of jazz...
Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall invites submissions from Jazz composers
They are seeking a jazz composer and performer to...
Clamshell Records | Vector Series
The aim of this series is to publish and...
Erin Dickins | Java Jive
Hi All! My name is Erin Dickins. I am...
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra have...
‘STREETJAZZ’ Show 712
Below is the playlist for our latest ‘STREETJAZZ’ Show...
The Dutch Jazz Day | 28 & 29 June 2013 | Rotterdam
The Jazz Day is the leading Dutch jazz network...
Leo Blanco | The Forge, London – 24 June 2013
Venezuelan Leo Blanco is a genuine piano master. Rooted...
Rusconi win Echo Jazz 2013 prize in the category “Best live act”
Swiss based, BEE JAZZ recording artists, Rusconi have won...
Review Brass Jaw | Glasgow Art Club
More recently, they’ve been entertaining commuters at Glasgow Central...
Leo Blanco embarks on first major UK tour
Blanco’s previous visits to Scotland have been nothing short...
Donnie McCaslin to teach at the Spezia Jazz Masterclass 2013
Spezia Jazz Masterclass 2013 – From 1 July through...
Video interview with bassist Harvie S
I recently followed the twitter account from the Creative...
JazzAhead, Skoda club night | Spotlight on De Liefde
First cab off the rank is the 72 meter...
Yellowjackets Tour Scotland | March 2013
Starting this Sunday, Mothers’ Day, March 10th, Grammy winning,...
Jazzahead! Skoda Club Night | April-27, 2013 in Bremen
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Trumpet player Kenny Ball dies at the age of 82.
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It opens with an introduction to Cohen’s Introduction (Hallelujah) sang a capella, just Kosi’s...

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Ola is a meaningful musical artist, warm-hearted and gracious. I was looking forward to...

Shortly after his death, an LP was published with the last concert of the...

  • Kosi  | CD Review

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    Kosi | CD Review

    It opens with an introduction to Cohen’s Introduction (Hallelujah) sang a capella, just Kosi’s voice – and it is a taste of things to come.  Powerful, emotional and engaging.  The second track is Salim Washington’s ‘Elder Washington’ and sees Kosi take the vocals to a higher register, dipping down, rising again and creating a story [...]

  • On the last day of the Love Supreme Festival, I popped to the Artists area to sit on a bench outside, sun shining on and interview the great duo that is Binker & Moses.  The talent that they combine is unmistakably huge: prizes, gigs (venues big and small), an iconic first album “Dem Ones” on [...]

  • Ola is a meaningful musical artist, warm-hearted and gracious. I was looking forward to spending some quality time with him and I was not disappointed. Ola immediately felt like a kindred-spirit easily giving back the authentic informative engagement I was seeking. We touched on many areas of his life’s experience including the source of his [...]

  • Shortly after his death, an LP was published with the last concert of the saxophonist. This was recorded in De Twee Spieghels in Leiden. A visitor to the concert in that Dutch city had a cassette recorder with him and recorded the gig. When Ben Webster died a short time later, the concert was released. [...]

  • The Chicago-based free jazz saxophonist Mars Williams may be one of the most versatile players on the scene, and a full-fledged veteran. He’s been around, but not so much on the traditional jazz scene. He was the saxophonist on the Waitresses debut album in 1982, at the peak of the new wave scene. Their hit? [...]

  • Sponsored by the Zurich Cantonal Bank and co-sponsor, Migros Culture Percentage, jazznojazz 2016 offers five nights of awesome music from 1st through 5th November 2016. The programme with true musical pearls features no less than 22 concerts at Gessnerallee Zurich. Jazz stars such as Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau, Ibrahim Maalouf, Richard Galliano, David Sanborn [...]

  • Born November 27, 1960 in Windom, Minnesota, Maria Schneider first hit the scene with her orchestra in 1994 with Evanescence. Since then, the orchestra has performed at major festivals and concert halls around the globe, garnering at least nine GRAMMY® Award nominations and winning four GRAMMY® Awards. She has become known for her fan funding [...]

  • Thielemans was pre-eminently a jazz musician — and he recorded with many of the music’s most illustrious figures, from Oscar Peterson to Benny Goodman, Pat Metheny to Quincy Jones, Shirley Horn to Dizzy Gillespie. His harmonica is also instantly recognizable in the theme song to “Sesame Street” and “Midnight Cowboy” and innumerable other film scores. [...]

  • Astonishing Artist in residence this year was the Israeli trumpeter Avishai Cohen. He performed on the opening day of the festival with his quartet. An astonishing performance, with a solid foundational virtuosity under his musical message. The quartet (with pianist Yonathan Avishai, bassist Barak Mori and drummer Nasheed Waits) is currently among the best in [...]

  • Ahmad Jamal has a certain magic in his playing and it must come from the water in his hometown. “I’m from Pittsburgh!” Jamal says proudly. “And Pittsburgh has a history of uniqueness and style: George Benson, Erroll Garner, Billy Strayhorn, Billy Eckstine, Ray Brown, Art Blakey, me, Roy Eldridge, Stanley Turrentine, a tap dancer named [...]

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  • Ola is a meaningful musical artist, warm-hearted and gracious. I was looking forward to spending some quality time with him and I was not disappointed. Ola immediately felt like a kindred-spirit easily giving back the authentic informative engagement I...

  • Ahmad Jamal has a certain magic in his playing and it must come from the water in his hometown. “I’m from Pittsburgh!” Jamal says proudly. “And Pittsburgh has a history of uniqueness and style: George Benson, Erroll Garner, Billy...

  • Chuck Israels was born on the 10th of August 1936 in New York City and at the age 10 moved with his parents to Cleveland. Chuck was born into a musical family, where music was a normal daily activity,...

  • Wynton Marsalis points out that Mr. Shorter has a body of unique and definitive compositions, sophisticated in melody and harmony, done in the rhythm of jazz. His music has been the centerpiece of three definitive forces in jazz: Art...

  • Erminia Yardley and Carl Hyde attended this years Love Supreme festival for Jazz In Europe DM. Here is the first of her 1:1 interviews –  Ibrahim Maalouf. EY - I would like to start by asking you to talk about...

  • By: Sammy Stein Tomas was born and bred in Brooklyn New York. From an early age he came to realise the power and possibilities of music. Once this happened he says, “ I had no choice – I was...

  • I felt I need to know more: How does a girl from Tilburg in the Netherlands end up in Brazil? How did the collaboration with Claudio Dauelsberg come about? How does she experience the differences in culture?. Recently I...

  • This saxophonist has established himself as an influential professional due to his persistence in developing his own playing style. As an acclaimed music interpreter and composer, his work has been in the spotlight in recent years through the record...

  • By Marta Ramón @narramona David Pastor is one of the most hired trumpet players in the Spanish jazz scene. After a more than twenty year professional career, Pastor has established himself as one of the big names in Spain....

  • Read Part 1 & Part 2 of the interview here. So, what about the more spiritual side – how does jazz make you feel? I asked. Knoel said, “I feel that jazz is actually the true spiritual music of...

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