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Etienne Charles Set to Release “Creole Orchestra”

Trinbagonian trumpeter, composer, and arranger Etienne Charles is poised to release his latest album, “Creole Orchestra,” on September 14, 2024, throughout Europe. The...

Applications Open for the The 7 Virtual Jazz Competition.

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club, a non-profit organization founded in 2016, has opened entries for the 11th edition of its online jazz competition. This contest, which began as the first...

Siena Jazz Summer Workshop: A Hub for Jazz Education

The Siena Jazz International Summer Workshop, now in its 54th year, continues to be a cornerstone of jazz education in Europe. Set against the backdrop of Siena’s historic...

The Enigma of the Köln Concert

UPDATE: The crowdfunding campaign to finance a new documentary film about Keith Jarrett’s legendary 1975 Köln Concert has reached an incredible milestone, raising over 75%...

CD Review: Altus, Mythos

Altus, a quintet comprising trumpeter Dave Adewumi, bassist Isaac Levien, saxophonists Nathan Reising and Neta Raanan, and drummer Ryan Sands, has embarked on a remarkable musical...

CD Review: Rene Kroemer, No One Here.

German pianist Rene Kroemer’s latest release, “No One Here,” is set to make its full debut on October 11, 2024, through the German label Mons Records. In an...

Wayne Shorter & Blue Note: Innovation and Legacy

Wayne Shorter is a name that resonates deeply within the jazz community. His journey and particularly his association with Blue Note Records, is a tale of innovation, creativity,...

Inspired by the Sun – Butcher Brown on tour

Butcher Brown identifies as a jazz quintet, but the inspirations or influences of this group extend to hip-hop, rhythm & blues, and cosmic-funk and rock; they are a healthy...

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The 7 Virtual Jazz Club Contest
Applications for the 11th Edition Now Open

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club's 11th annual online competition is now accepting entries until September 21st, 2024. Open to all ages worldwide, with categories for Jazz and Beyond Jazz, the competition offers a unique opportunity for musicians to be heard by an international panel of judges including jazz critics and other industry experts. The competition also offers substantial prizes that can significantly boost winners' careers.

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Featured Interviews Selected Articles and Features.

Miha Gantar, Embracing the possibilities of the Infinite!

Editors Note: This Interview was the cover story for the Autumn 2024 edition of the Jazz In Europe print magazine. Since the release of this edition, Miha has now released the follow-up 5 CD Box set titled “NYC” that...

David Linx, Outside of the Ordinary

David Linx is in no doubt one of the most versatile and creative male vocalists on the Europen, and indeed the world...

Artist Feature: Claire Martin, The Swedish Connection

Claire Martin stands as a distinguished figure in the realm of British jazz, earning critical acclaim and solidifying...

Featured Interview: The Bliss Quintet.

Last year during Jazzahead! Club Night, a young Norwegian ensemble caught my attention during the club night –...

Interview: Peter Braunholz – A round trip in creativity.

German label Mons Records recently released a series of “Smooth Jazz” singles and albums under the project...

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MIHA GANTAR — NYC
New five-album box set out now on Clean Feed Records

Miha Gantar, has released his third five-album box set on Clean Feed Records. Titled NYC, this box set is the latest in the series of box sets featuring the music of Miha. In this release Miha presents the sessions recorded with five unique ensembles in August 2023 in New York City.

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Latest Reviews The Latest Album & Concert Reviews

CD Review: Altus, Mythos

Altus, a quintet comprising trumpeter Dave Adewumi, bassist Isaac Levien, saxophonists Nathan Reising and Neta Raanan, and drummer Ryan Sands, has embarked on a remarkable musical...

CD Review: Rene Kroemer, No One Here.

German pianist Rene Kroemer’s latest release, “No One Here,” is set to make its full debut on October 11, 2024, through the German label Mons Records. In an...

CD Review: John Escreet’s “the epicenter of your dreams”

John Escreet’s latest album, “the epicenter of your dreams,” stands as a testament to his unwavering pursuit of artistic growth and innovation. Recently, I had...

New Releases Recommended New Albums

Etienne Charles, Creole Orchestra

Trinbagonian trumpeter, composer, and arranger Etienne Charles is poised to release his latest album, “Creole Orchestra,” on September 14, 2024, throughout Europe. The...

Rene Kroemer, No One Here

German pianist Rene Kroemer’s latest release, “No One Here,” is set to make its full debut on October 11, 2024, through the German label Mons Records. In an...

Marta Sanchez, Perpetual Void

Marta Sanchez’s latest album, “Perpetual Void,” marks a significant milestone in her career as a pianist and composer. Following the success of her 2022 release, “SAAM...

Arik Strauss, Solitude

Recently I had the privilege of reviewing Arik Strauss’s latest album, “Solitude,” released a few months ago OPM Records. Strauss, a multifaceted artist known for his...

Sandro Sáez Trio, No Perspective

Given the prevailing challenges in society, it’s unsurprising that these issues influence the work of many musicians. Recently, an album reflecting this sentiment landed on my...

Winther, Andersson. Watts, WAW

I’ve always believed that the convergence of diverse influences often yields some remarkable results. ‘WAW!’, the debut Trio recording by the trio of Carl Winther, Richard...

KÖLN TRACKS
The Legend of Keith Jarrett's Köln Concert - A Documentary Film

It's the story of a Keith Jarrett performance that almost didn't happen. Yet, its recording would become the best-selling solo jazz album in the world. During a wild investigation in search of the mysterious piano from the Köln Concert, the backstage of a myth and a genius at work are gradually revealed.

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