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Nils Landgren receives the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany…

Nils Landgren receives the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) from the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier. This award is in...

James Bowman III Interview

Editor’s note: James Bowman III is a loving husband, a proud father and now also a grandfather. James clearly expresses loving gratitude for his life, he continues to be...

There’s something about Paris…

I first met the legend that is Maxine Gordon, last year in Paris. I went to interview her about her new book ‘Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon’ in the...

Hashima, an Interview with Igor Miškovic

Serbian quartet Hashima has become one of the countries leading exponents of the contemporary jazz scene. The concept of Hashima began as a cycle of poems that were inspired by...

John Zorn – Bagatelles Marathon (5 hours of non-stop performance)

John Zorn, an ever-evolving saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist and composer, is taking his Bagatelles marathon project to Europe. After all, Beethoven has the most well-known...

Jazzmedia & More | International Concert Series.

German-based Jazz Media company JAZZMEDIA & MORE will launch a series of concerts this coming June at the renown Berlin jazz venue, the B Flat Jazz Club. The series promoted...

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Latest Reviews The Latest Album & Concert Reviews

Viktorija Pilatovic “The Only Light” 2019 CD Review

Lithuanian jazz vocalist, composer.Recording artist for Inner Circle Music with two releases “Stories” 2017 and “Nica’s Blues” 2013 featuring...

Fiona Ross, Fierce and Non-Compliant | CD Review

Fierce and Non-Compliant is the new album from UK based vocalist Fiona Ross. They say a picture paints a thousand words and this albums cover is no exception. Pictured is a very...

Plume – Escaping the Dark Side – CD Review by Peter Jones

Who is the mysterious Plume? He has no first name, no second name; he is merely Plume. All we know for sure is that he was at Berklee College of Music about 20 years ago, and that...

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  • Craig Schoedler – Bass Destinations Live

    Craig Schoedler is one of those musicians that seems to be unafraid to tackle any musical challenge. This is not only evidenced by his eclectic recorded output but also his latest show...

  • Paul Jost Quartet – Caravan Live at the Blue Note.

    Jazz vocalist Paul Jost has been making waves lately on the New York scene performing at many of the cities best known venues. Known as a consummate storyteller, Paul is highly regarded for...

  • Bob James Trio | Bulgogi (Live)

    As a regular reader of Jazz In Europe, it would not have gone unnoticed that we’ve recently been speaking a great deal about the new album from Bob James “Espresso”. Bob released...

  • Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet share new video for ‘Roma’

    Bassist, composer and a leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz movement, Wojtek Mazolewski has long been a front runner in the evolution of modern jazz. Heading up outfits such as...

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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 soloist, conductor, arranger and composer for more than two decades. Over the years Adi has notched up an impressive...

Paul Jost – Give me the Simple Life

For those among us who are not familiar with Paul Jost and his work allow me to bring you up to speed. Paul is a...

Kenny Garrett Interview

Interview by: Darrel Craig Harris | Studio photo’s by Jimmy Katz | Live photo’s by Carl Hyde. Kenny...

Big Band der Deutsche Oper Berlin | A Soulful journey

Recently the Big Band Der Deutsche Oper Berlin released their third album “Soul Journey” on the German...

Featured Interview Josephine Davies

Saxophonist Josephine Davies has built quite a reputation in the UK capital since moving there from her native Shetland...

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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...