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Ubuntu Music releases Chet Baker Live in London Volume II

In 1983 Chet Baker played six consecutive nights at The Canteen in London with the John Horler Trio (John Horler – piano, Jim Richardson – bass and Tony Mann – drums)....

Sounds of Denmark Returns to Pizza Express in 2018

Sounds of Denmark returns to London for its third year in September at the PizzaExpress Jazz Club. Taking place from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd September, the festival will once...

Eric Bibb and the truth of the song

Eric Bibb is multi Grammy nominated American Blues singer-songwriter, whose passion and drive for change informs and develops his music. Son of Leon Bibb, the activist and singer...

Jean Toussaint, tours new album “Brother Raymond”

Beginning this month saxophonist Jean Toussaint will tour the UK in Support of his latest album, Brother Raymond. The tour spanning some four months will see Toussaint and band...

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Viviana Zarbo album “Take Away” review.

Born and raised in the beautiful town of Agrigento in Sicily (Italy), Viviana Zarbo  was raised in a family where the arts, music, and theatre were a constant influence. Her...

Miriam Ast and Victor Gutierrez, Secret Songs | CD Review

German vocalist Miriam Ast and pianist Victor Gutierrez met while studying for their masters degrees at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Having only performed together...

CD Review | Stanley Clarke, The Message

The first thing I noticed about the new album from bass master Stanley Clarke was the front cover photo. Clark is positioned in the background, arms folded while letting the...

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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. This album marks his first solo album since the 2006 release, “Urban Flamingo” and sees Bob James return to...

Interview with Miriam Ast & Victor Gutierrez.

Recently we reviewed a CD by German Vocalist and Sax player Miriam Ast and Spanish pianist Victor Gutierrez. These two...

An interview with saxophonist Paul Heller

German based Saxophonist Paul Heller could easily rank as one of the most prolific jazz players on the European scene...

Interview: Bobby Sanabria, West Side Story, Puerto Rico & More

Bobby Sanabria is a noted drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, educator and Latin / Afro Cuban historian. He has...

The Zurich Jazz Orchestra, An interview with Steffen Schorn

Formed in 1995 the Zurich Jazz Orchestra has rightly earned it’s place among Europe’s top professional Big...

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Groundation | The Next Generation

First formed in 1998 Reggae/Jazz fusion band Groundation returns in 2018 after a 3 year hiatus; debuting accomplished new members, brand new music and that true to form...

Connie Han | Crime Zone

With her debut Mack Avenue Records album Crime Zone (available October 12), next generation Los Angeles pianist Connie Han has created an edgy blend of modern and traditional...

Marcus Miller | Laid Black

Bass great Marcus Miller brings the influence of modern urban music to his trademark sound on his genre-defying album Laid Black on Blue Note Records. It’s been three years...

Beverley Beirne | Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun

Jazz artists have always covered the popular tunes of the day, such as Miles Davis’ recording of “My Funny Valentine,” and John Coltrane’s exquisite version of “My...