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International Booking Agent Matt Fripp on “How to Book More Gigs”

About 3 years ago, artist manager and booking agent Matt Fripp, launched a course for jazz musicians with the goal of assisting them in finding gigs. This came as no surprise due...

Pushing Beyond Jazz – the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2019

First-rate international musicians who can’t be pigeon-holed into music categories congregate for the 3rd annual Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2019, in South...

Alon Farber & Hagiga to Showcase in Berlin

Saxophonist Alon Farber is one of Israel’s leading jazz musicians and co-founder of the Israeli based band Hagiga. Named after the Hebrew word for “celebration”, Hagiga...

Songs of The Firebird by the Barrett Martin Group: CD Review

Barrett Martin’s new album ‘Songs of the Firebird’ sends us on a spiritual journey around the world through twenty wonderful instrumental tracks, each with its own distinct...

Valletta, European Capital of Culture And All That Jazz

Malta is not only a popular holiday destination, with more than 300 days of sunshine annually and just over three hours flying time from the UK. Lately, there is an exciting new...

Jean Toussaint Sextet Gig review by Erminia Yardley

Last month saw me propping up the bar at  Ronnie Scott’s the Best gig of the month! Jean Toussaint and his Sextet played to a sold-out crowd which welcomed the band with...

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Songs of The Firebird by the Barrett Martin Group: CD Review

Barrett Martin’s new album ‘Songs of the Firebird’ sends us on a spiritual journey around the world through twenty wonderful instrumental tracks, each with its own distinct...

Jean Toussaint Sextet Gig review by Erminia Yardley

Last month saw me propping up the bar at  Ronnie Scott’s the Best gig of the month! Jean Toussaint and his Sextet played to a sold-out crowd which welcomed the band with...

Viktorija Pilatovic “The Only Light” 2019 CD Review

Lithuanian jazz vocalist, composer.Recording artist for Inner Circle Music with two releases “Stories” 2017 and “Nica’s Blues” 2013 featuring...

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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...

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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...

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Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic IX ” Jazz Baroness” Pannonica

The “Jazz at Berlin Philharmonic“ pays tribute to the Jewish Baroness Pannonica (Nica) de Koenigswarter. The concert, on 6 February 2019, thirty years after her death,...

Curtis Nowosad | Curtis Nowosad

Sessionheads United is proud to announce the release of Curtis Nowosad’s latest album. The 31-year-old Canadian native emerges as a powerful musical force for social justice on...

Fred Hersch with the WDR Big Band | Begin Again

Pianist Fred Hersch has led era-defining piano trios, like the unit he helmed with bassist Drew Gress and drummer Tom Rainey, which can be heard on last year’s acclaimed...

Josean Jacobo | Cimarrón

Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean Jacobo is proud to release Cimarrón on E7 Studios – a 10-track collection of...

Matt Slocum | Sanctuary

On Sanctuary drummer/composer Matt Slocum unleashes lovely, inspiring missives that could compel you to imagine a world in which peace, kindness and solace prevail – his...

Alexa Tarantino | Winds of Change

Everyone is encouraged to enjoy a breath of fresh air when woodwind virtuoso Alexa Tarantino boldly embarks on an exploration of the “Winds of Change,” her first record...