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Jimmy Glass Contemporary Jazz Festival kicks off 15 October.

For more than a quarter of a century the Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar has been a stalwart of the jazz scene in Valencia hosting many of the jazz worlds leading artists from around the...

CD Review | Bob James, Espresso

Last Month Bob James released his new album titled “Espresso.” The album is Bob James’s first solo release since his 2006 album “Urban Flamingo” and sees him...

The Legendary ‘People Band’ are making a rare European performance in Berlin

On Sunday 14th October the legendary People Band are making a rare European performance at Berlin ’s contemporary music venue ‘exploratorium’.  Formed in the late 1960’s...

CD Review: Cyrille Aimée Live

The audience whoop and clap loudly as Michael Valeanu’s guitar riffs and Aimee hums her way into the first song, another whoop as they recognise the tune ‘It’s A Good...

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CD Review | Bob James, Espresso

Last Month Bob James released his new album titled “Espresso.” The album is Bob James’s first solo release since his 2006 album “Urban Flamingo” and sees him...

CD Review: Cyrille Aimée Live

The audience whoop and clap loudly as Michael Valeanu’s guitar riffs and Aimee hums her way into the first song, another whoop as they recognise the tune ‘It’s A Good...

CD Review | Nicole Johanntgen, Henry II

When she was a child living in south-west Germany, Nicole Johanntgen would be woken every morning by her father playing the trombone. The experience has clearly had lasting...

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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. Earlier this month the band released there latest album “Raising Our Voice”, their fourth album on Mack...

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....

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...

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Thomas Fonnesbæk and Justin Kauflin | Sharing

Thomas Fonnesbæk and Justin Kauflin are ready to follow up on the critically acclaimed album Synethesia from 2017. This time they are joined by Billy Williams on drums, making...

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...