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Multi Award-Winning Contemporary Jazz Songstress Fiona Ross Releases New Live Album

LONDON — September 18, 2020 — Award-winning, internationally acclaimed contemporary jazz artist Fiona Ross unleashes today an electrifying live rendition of some of her...

Brazilian artist GUAI records her new album in Rio

Brazilian female singer GUAI is recording her new album in Rio. Its title remains a secret, but the release is planned for early 2021. Meanwhile, the artist promises to rock the...

“Peek-A-Boo with Mister M” Rony Verbiest convinces us!

You have to call Rony Verbiest a multi-instrumentalist. Saxophone and clarinet, accordion, bandoneon and harmonica. These are the instruments with which he sends his messages out...

Photo Feature: Kasia Idzkowska

This editions photo feature shines the spotlight on Polish photographer Kasia Idzkowska. Active since 2016 as a music photographer, Kasia was recently awarded first prize in the...

Tony Kofi ‘Portrait of Cannonball’ at the 606 Club: Review

Released in April, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi’s ‘Another Kind of Soul’ is a stunning album which explores the music of Cannonball Adderley from the mid-50s Miles...

Beware – (Updated) starting Oct 1st, 2020 – Facebook adds new restrictions on music live streaming!

The social network Facebook will be adding new restrictions and on music live streams starting on October 1st, 2020. As a direct consequence, artists will be forced to look for...

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Out Now - Jazz In Europe Magazine - Summer 2020 Edition Featuring: Kurt Elling, Steve Swallow, Ambrose Akinmusire, Christian Sands and more.....

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Summer 2020 Edition

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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Ambrose Akinmusire, Telling the stories of the community.

Trumpeter, Ambrose Akinmusire is one of the most original and poetic musicians of the current generation. Quoting directly from his biography Ambrose “… aspires to create richly textured emotional landscapes that tell the...

Kurt Elling, Secrets Are The Best Stories.

On first glance at Kurt’s biography, it would appear that his career has been a featherbed ride. One that has seen...

Sharon Matishoff, Jazz and Art

Based in Frankfort, Kentucky, Sharon Matisoff is an award-winning representational artist who paints in the...

Steve Swallow, A little outside the ordinary.

Sometimes meeting our heroes can be dangerous. When I first started my career in professional football, I was a...

Christian Sands, The art of being water.

It’s all about ears, according to pianist Christian Sands. Of course, we know that: you can’t appreciate music...

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Christian Sands, Be Water
Now Available on Mack Avenue Records

Christian Sands’ third recording for Mack Avenue Music Group captures and establishes him as a forceful leader in composition and conceptual vision. With Be Water, the music is akin to the element which has no form of its own, taking on the structure of whatever musical composition and performance in which it finds itself and is a universal necessity. For this recording, Sands has reunited with bassist Yasushi Nakamura and saxophonist Marcus Strickland, and is joined by trumpeter Sean Jones, trombonist Steve Davis, guitarist Marvin Sewell, and drummer Clarence Penn.

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Tony Kofi ‘Portrait of Cannonball’ at the 606 Club: Review

Released in April, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi’s ‘Another Kind of Soul’ is a stunning album which explores the music of Cannonball Adderley from the mid-50s Miles...

Pepa Niebla | Renaissance

Vocalist and composer Pepa Niebla released “Renaissance”, her first album of original compositions following her releases Pepa Niebla Project and Pepa Niebla &...

CD Review: Radio Bévort | Blik.

I’ve always been a fan of Scandinavian Jazz and when this recording by Radio Bévort, a group lead by Danish saxophonist and composer Pernille Bévort, landed in my inbox I...

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Christian Sands | Be Water

It can be overwhelming to realize how much water surrounds us, affects us and impacts our lives. It’s an element vital to survival yet can be utterly devastating; it can be...

Emilia Vancini and Augusto Pirodda | And if you fall, you fall.

Benelux-based duo Emilia Vancini (voice) and Augusto Pirodda (piano) are releasing their first album on the 30th of May, after a collaboration of more than a decade. Additionally,...

Kim Cypher | Water From An Ancient Well

Earlier this year prior to the Corona Virus lockdowns, British Saxophonist Kim Cypher took to the studio to record what she calls “a very special piece of music titled Water...

Redman, Mehldau, McBride, Blade | Round Again

The members of the original Joshua Redman Quartet—Redman (saxophone), Brad Mehldau (piano), Christian McBride (bass), and Brian Blade (drums)—reunite with the July 10, 2020...

Aaron Parks, Little Big II: Dreams of a Mechanical Man

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” These words by legendary bassist/composer...

Lasse Schjerning, Meets Pedro Martins & Frederico Heliodoro

In March this year Danish drummer, Lasse Schjerning released his new and ambitious debut EP titled “Lasse Schjerning Meets Pedro Martins & Frederico Heliodoro”....

Soulcrane - Another Step We Take.
New Album Now Available

“Another Step We Take” (MONS Records) is the latest release from the Cologne based band Soulcrane. Led by trumpet player Matthias Schwengler, the album features a collection of atmospheric chamber jazz of the highest level. The album also includes a guest appearence by the renowned Irish tenor saxophonist Matthew Halpin.

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