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Jazz 625 for one night only

Picture the scene: on the television set a few days ago, the screen showed a stage with a band of musicians all smartly dressed, each one of them ready to play, there was a slight...

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2019 Report from Peter Jones

What do we want from a Jazz Festival? Great music, of course, a chance to hear stars from around the world, good places to stay, eat and drink. And perhaps also some feeling that...

The 49th Siena Jazz International Summer Workshops Jul/Aug, 2019

This summer the 49th edition of the Siena Jazz International Summer Workshop runs from July 24th to the 7th of August, 2019. Once again the faculty will feature an all-star...

THE BIG LOVE – Life & Death with Bill Evans

Editor’s note: Bill Evans jazz music continues to enrich my life. The complex infusion of his musical expression of life’s grief, grace, and gratitude is to hear his...

Yoran Aarssen: It’s jazz, there is no plan B

Editor note: The is the first of five young Dutch Jazz Artist featured by one of our Dutch writers – Peter Beije. The talent of saxophonist Yoran Aarssen was discovered when...

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics – A Super Afro-Jazz & Soul Affair

Orlando Julius is an illustrious and veteran Afro-jazz, Afro-soul, Afrobeat saxophonist from Nigeria leading The Heliocentrics, a younger generation neo-psychedelic jazz groove...

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Latest Reviews The Latest Album & Concert Reviews

Adi Becker, “Babbelou” – CD Review

German Trombonist Adi Becker recently released his debut album as a band leader titled “Babbelou”. The Album was recorded with the Grand Central Orchestra Cologne,...

Paul Jost, Simple Life – CD Review.

It’s not a common occurrence that I receive an album that provokes an initial reaction of WOW! Recently this happened when a copy of Paul Jost’s latest album...

Dave Storey Trio | Bosco

Bosco is the Debut release from British drummer Dave Story. Joining Dave on this album are his longtime stage-mates, James Allsopp (saxophone) and Conor Chaplin (double bass). The...

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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...

Artist Interviews The latest Features and Interviews

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...

New Releases Recommended New Albums

Theo Croker | Star People Nation

Theo Croker is the most exciting jazz trumpeter of his generation, critics favorite and innovative hip-hop producer – for example for J. Cole or Common.  For his album...

Larry Fuller | Overjoyed

Larry Fuller – a masterful pianist whose soulful artistry matches his technical expertise – learned his craft the old school way: on the bandstand. Honing his...

Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster

Although nearly forty years separate the ages of the veteran alto saxophonist Gary Foster and the influential tenor saxophonist Mark Turner, both of these celebrated stylists hold...

Richie Beirach, Gregor Huebner & The WDR Big Band | Crossing Borders

Any musician worth his or her salt knows that timing is integral to making music. From counting notes in a measure to orchestrating in different meters, the element of time is...

Sam Dillon | Force Field

Saxophonist Sam Dillon unleashes his horn to create a powerful “Force Field” on his first release for Posi-Tone. Joining Dillon on the date is the rhythm section of pianist...

Jay Anderson | Deepscape

Bassist/Composer/Educator Jay Anderson is so much in demand that it is difficult to come up with any distinguished musicians who have not had Jay in their band for gigs and/or...