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jazzahead! 2020 is cancelled.

Hans Peter Schneider, Managing Director of M3B GmbH, the parent company of MESSE BREMEN, explains why it has unfortunately proved necessary to make this decision:...

Gearbox announce previously-unreleased Don Cherry recordings.

In June 2020, London analogue specialists Gearbox Records will unearth yet another lost gem having just announced a 12″ of previously-unreleased material from Don Cherry for...

Jay McShann’s Paris All Star Band – Tribute To Charlie Parker

In June of 1989, Jay McShann led a true All-star band featuring many of the Jazz worlds most prominent musicians in a tribute to Charlie Parker. The concerts took place in Paris...

Rediscovered Monk recordings to be released on Record Store Day.

As one of the jazz worlds most iconic figures, Thelonious Monk needs no introduction. Largely self-taught, Monks unique style and persona cemented his position in the jazz lexicon...

Kim Cypher ‘For My Mum’ Charity Gig featuring Ray Gelato.

Gig Review: Kim Cypher ‘For My Mum’ Charity concert with special guest Ray Gelato at Pizza Express, Soho, London. Monday night in London. Miserable, grey weather. An empty...

CD Review: Aaron Diehl’s “The Vagabond”

3 things need to be said straight away: Mack Avenue, piano, poetry. With these words, I hope I can give the readers a little insight into the world of “The Vagabond”: Aaron...

Jason Miles, Black Magic, CD Review

Today saw the release of the latest album titled “Black Magic” from Keyboardist and producer Jason Miles. Often described as a chameleon, largely due to his...

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 2019 Winners Announced!

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 edition of the contest. A podium entirely of young talents Pros & Amateurs’ Category The jury prize...

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CD Review: Nuphar Fey, Serenity Island.

Last week Israeli pianist Nuphar Fey released her new album titled “Serenity Island” on Belgium based Hypnote Records. Known for her crystal-like touch, use of...

CD Review – Wild Card | Beast from the East

A fixture on the London jazz scene for the last 12 years, Wild Card is essentially an organ trio, led by exiled Parisian guitarist Clément Régert. Hammond B3 player Andrew Noble...

Live at A-Trane Berlin – In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent

The refreshing, easy-going and authentic vocals and song commentary of Erik Leuthäuser from the stage of the well-known Jazz club in Berlin  – A-Trane.  Is the platform...

Jazz In Europe Magazine - Winter 2020 Edition Featuring: Maria Schneider, Bob Mintzer, Jimmy Cobb and more.....

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Cover Story: Maria Schneider, Data Lords

To most jazz aficionados Maria Schneider needs little or no introduction however, for those less familiar with her body of work a short recap of her distinguished career would seem appropriate. During her recording career Maria...

Bria Skonberg, Making Things Happen!

Award-winning Canadian born trumpeter, singer and songwriter Bria Skonberg is causing quite a storm. Having won the...

Bob Mintzer on the WDR Big Band and more.

As a saxophonist and arranger myself, it was a true honour to interview Bob Mintzer, a musician who I’ve admired ever...

Maurits van Hout, Photo Feature

At the age of 35 Maurits van Hout, like many started to ask himself; do I want to remain on this corporate career path...

Carsten Dahl, Painting Music.

Carsten Dahl is one of the most impressive European Jazz pianists around today. During his career, Carsten has appeared...

Jimmy Cobb, Still Hitting Hard…

Drummer Jimmy Cobb is a 90-year old NEA Jazz Master that is still playing hard and keeping the groove with his trio...

Connie Han, Honouring the Tradition.

Los Angeles based pianist Connie Han debuted in 2018 with her album “Crime Zone”. The album garnered rave reviews...

Spyro Gyra, an interview with Jay Beckenstein.

October 2019 saw the release of Spyro Gyra’s first album of new material in six years. Once again, they have upset...

Jazz In Europe Magazine Winter 2020

Jazz In Europe Magazine Winter 2020 Jazz In Europe magazine is available as a full-colour glossy publication and in...

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Jazz In Europe magazine is a full-colour glossy publication. Produced quarterly, the magazine features interviews with European and International jazz musicians as well as interesting articles related to the world of jazz.

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Soulcrane | Another Step We Take.

Since the release of their debut album in 2017, Soulcrane has become a synonym for atmospheric chamber jazz of the highest level. The band formed around trumpet player Matthias...

Nuphar Fey | Serenity Island

Serenity Island (Hypnote Records – 2020) is the new release from Israeli pianist and composer Nuphar Fey and tells a story that spans a period of 8 years. The music...

Lakecia Benjamin | Pursuance: The Coltranes.

Pursuance: The Coltranes. A cohesive walk through the lineage of the jazz artform, Benjamin’s third full-length release as a leader pays homage to two of the greatest musical...

Avishai Cohen | Big Vicious

Charismatic trumpeter Avishai Cohen launched his exuberant, home-grown band Big Vicious six years ago, after relocating from the US to his native Israel, rounding up players to...

Gene Lake | The Kingdom Within

For the first time, Gene used what he calls a live band that he characterized with five key adjectives: funky, electric, musical, fresh and soulful. Indeed, on his latest...

Wolfgang Muthspiel, Angular Blues

Wolfgang Muthspiel, whom The New Yorker has called “a shining light” among today’s jazz guitarists, returns to the trio format with Angular Blues, his fourth ECM album as a...