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Chris Potter’s New Outlook on Groove and Dance Music

In this new project, Chris Potter continues to explore groove and presents new variations on his abiding ambition to “connect jazz to the dance music of the day without...

Blind pianist Matthew Whitaker releases debut album

On Friday the 9th of August Resilience Music Alliance will release of the debut album from acclaimed 17-year-old pianist/organist Matthew Whitaker! Having already appeared on the...

NIBIRU by Okan Ersan – release August 15, 2019

This upcoming Jazz Fusion album from Cypriot guitarist and composer Okan Ersan is 42 minutes of an uncharted perspective of the Universe.  Asking the question “why are we...

Josephine Baker and her light that must always shine

At a time when the world is in such disarray, there has never been a more important or more poignant time to remember that everything and anything is possible. The belief that you...

Kim Cypher | Love Kim x | CD Review

Following the success of her debut album, Make Believe, Kim Cypher has released her second, Love Kim x. Featuring notable guest performers such as Pee Wee Ellis, it includes a...

Toots Thielemans lives on at Jazz Middelheim

The legacy of Toots Thielemans continues to live on Jazz Middelheim. The famous Belgian musician died in 2016, at 94 years of age. For many years he was the godfather of the...

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Ezra Weiss, We Limit Not the Truth of God | CD Review

I’ve received many CD’s recently that have some form of social commentary as part of their concept but none so “In your face” as the new album from...

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio, New Visions | CD Review

August 16 will see the release on Storyville Records of the latest album from Enrico Pieranunzi. As can be expected, the album sees Pieranunzi in a trio setting however not with...

NIBIRU by Okan Ersan – release August 15, 2019

This upcoming Jazz Fusion album from Cypriot guitarist and composer Okan Ersan is 42 minutes of an uncharted perspective of the Universe.  Asking the question “why are we...

Jazz In Europe Magazine - Summer 2019 Edition Featuring: Joey DeFrancesco, Michel Camilo, Joe Locke, The Gil Evans Orchestra and more.....

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Joey DeFrancesco, In The Key Of The Universe

Recently organist Joey DeFrancesco released his latest album on Mack Avenue titled “In The Key Of The Universe”. With this album, Joey takes a spiritual approach to the music building on the direction that first began to...

The Essence of Michel Camilo

Michel Camilo’s awards fill a whole page on his website. He has won four Grammys and been nominated for a further...

Empirical, the knack for pushing boundaries

With the UK political world fully paralysed by Brexit, the opposite can be said for the UK jazz scene. It seems not...

Joe Locke, Behind the Subtle Disguise.

Vibraphonist Joe Locke is widely considered to be one of the leading voices on his instrument. Born in California and...

The Gil Evans Orchestra, The Legacy Continues.

Early in January 1949, the first of three sessions took place that would eventually result in one of the most seminal...

Gregor Lisser speaks about his Double Quartet

Earlier this year a CD arrived on my desk from Swiss percussionist Gregor Lisser. Immediately what caught my attention...

Photo Feature: The World Jazz Photo Competition

Among the most iconic photographs of the 20th century capturing both the essence of the modern era and the rise of jazz...

Kenny Garrett Interview

Kenny Garrett is a Grammy award-winning saxophonist originally from Detroit Michigan who started his career at the...

Adi Becker speaks about his new album Babbelou

German trombonist Adi Becker has been intricately involved in both the German and international jazz scene as a...

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Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic IX ” Jazz Baroness” Pannonica

The “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic“ pays tribute to the Jewish Baroness Pannonica (Nica) de Koenigswarter. The concert, on 6 February 2019, thirty years after her death,...

Curtis Nowosad | Curtis Nowosad

Sessionheads United is proud to announce the release of Curtis Nowosad’s latest album. The 31-year-old Canadian native emerges as a powerful musical force for social justice on...

Fred Hersch with the WDR Big Band | Begin Again

Pianist Fred Hersch has led era-defining piano trios, like the unit he helmed with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Tom Rainey, which can be heard on last year’s acclaimed...

Josean Jacobo | Cimarrón

Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean Jacobo is proud to release Cimarrón on E7 Studios – a 10-track collection of...

Matt Slocum | Sanctuary

On Sanctuary drummer/composer Matt Slocum unleashes lovely, inspiring missives that could compel you to imagine a world in which peace, kindness and solace prevail – his...

Alexa Tarantino | Winds of Change

Everyone is encouraged to enjoy a breath of fresh air when woodwind virtuoso Alexa Tarantino boldly embarks on an exploration of the “Winds of Change,” her first record...