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Jazzfest Berlin 2018 reflections part 2

It was not until the third day of the festival that friends of classical jazz could rejoice, as the WDR Big Band reinterpreted the standards of the “Great American...

Vitor Pereira Quintet album review

The self-funded third album by the Portuguese born and London based guitarist Vitor Pereira and his Quintet, “Somewhere in the Middle”, will launch at the Vortex in London on...

Steely Dan saxophonist Walt Weiskopf tours Europe with European Quartet.

Steely Dan saxophonist Walt Weiskopf will once again tour Europe in January with his European Quartet performing throughout Europe. Commencing January the 17th, WeiskopfI will be...

Jeff Goldblum takes on Ronnie Scott’s

“Thursday nights at Ronnie Scott’s will never be the same again”…. This, I overheard, being said amongst two chaps who were leaving the venue after Mr Goldblum’s gig,...

Qobuz expands Europe’s Premier High-Res Online Music Service to the U.S.

The European Hi-Res music streaming and downloading service Qobuz announced today its high-end system will be available in the United States beginning in mid-2018. Qobuz is the...

CD Review: Gisela Berndt & Band – Nach Norden

This is personal now! That’s my initial reaction to Singer-Songwriter Gisela Berndt’s new album Nach Norden and Berndt really gets into each lyric and delivers it in a way...

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Vitor Pereira Quintet album review

The self-funded third album by the Portuguese born and London based guitarist Vitor Pereira and his Quintet, “Somewhere in the Middle”, will launch at the Vortex in London on...

CD Review: Gisela Berndt & Band – Nach Norden

This is personal now! That’s my initial reaction to Singer-Songwriter Gisela Berndt’s new album Nach Norden and Berndt really gets into each lyric and delivers it in a way...

Robert Mitchell’s ‘Epiphany’ EP Review

Pianist, composer, innovator, festival creator, and curator, Robert Mitchell is THE artist par excellence. With his latest EP, “Epiphany” released on the Depth of Field label...

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    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...

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    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...

  • Kenny Barron | Live at the Village Vanguard

    As a NEA Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. Considered an institution among...

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    In October 1966, not long after Eddie Gomez joined the Bill Evans Trio, Evans and Gomez made a brief trip to Scandinavia for a series of concerts before returning back to New York to...

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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 label Mons Records. Recorded live in February this year the album documents a large project paying tribute to the...

Featured Interview Josephine Davies

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

Featured Artist Interview with Konstantin Reinfeld.

Recently Konstantin Reinfeld and Christoph Spangenberg released a Duo Album under the name REINBERG paying homage to...

The Yellowjackets, An Interview with Russell Ferrante.

No one could deny that the Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since their formation in 1981....

Interview | Bob James, Espresso and more.

August the 31st will see the release of Bob James new solo album titled “Espresso” on the Evosound label....

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Fred Hersch | Trio 97

For jazz fans in 2018, it might be difficult to imagine a time when pianist/composer Fred Hersch was not intimately associated with the Village Vanguard. For more than two decades...

Ivan Paduart & Patrick Deltenre | Hand in Hand

Ivan Paduart and Patrick Deltenre have known each other for three decades. They met for the first time in 1988, playing together in the fusion quintet Aftertouch, with whom they...

Reggie Washington | Vintage New Acoustic

It’s been a lime time wish of Bassist Reggie Washington’s to lead a project he would play mostly acoustic bass. Following on from the release of his new tribute to Jef...

Big Band der Deutschen Oper Berlin | A Soul Journey

Some projects can seem like haut cuisine recipes: the long list of ingredients alone can have chefs quaking in their boots. But then again, the mere thought of the delights to...

E.J. Strickland | Warriors For Peace

“Warriors For Peace” is an album with featuring 11 original compositions by E.J. Strickland which reflects the peaceful and persistent intensity with which battles...

Gisela Berndt & Band | Nach Norden

“Come on, I’ll paint our colours for you on the wide walls of the house …” That’s a line from a song by Gisela Berndt, and that’s exactly what happens when this...

Josephine Davies & Satori | In the Corners of Clouds

Saxophonist and composer Josephine Davies is engaged in a continually evolving, creative musical expedition with near-chordless trio project Satori; and for this second recorded...

Aaron Parks | Little Big

Aaron Parks created a stir with his debut in 2008,  Invisible Cinema, and Ropadope Records are thrilled to announce the natural successor to that album. Aaron Parks Little...