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Hannah Horton and Sophisticated Giants

Women in Jazz Media presents ‘Maxine Gordon – Sophisticated Giants’, an evening of celebration of the inspirational work of award-winning Arts Advocate, Jazz Historian,...

Something New: Golden Days with Tokunbo

Welcome to the third interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New with Esther Bennett’. Exploring new albums through conversation directly with the artist to...

Koki Nakano and the music of movement

Composer and pianist Koki Nakano releases his new album Oceanic Feeling, today on the brilliant, independent French label, Nø Førmat! This is his third release with this label,...

Mental Health Awareness in the Jazz Industry

The Jazz industry is no stranger to mental health concerns and in fact, the creative industry, as a collective, has been rife with a whole range of artists struggling with their...

Gig Review: Koki Nakano London and Paris

Paris based Japanese pianist and composer Koki Nakano presented his captivating new album ‘Oceanic Feeling’ in two stunning settings – Palais de Tokyo, Paris and Stone...

Tia Brazda returns to Europe to present new album.

Canadian singer Tia Brazda returns to Europe with her cheerful brand of vintage jazz pop! Tia will be performing material from her upcoming album When I Get Low on May 27 at...

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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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Joey DeFrancesco - More Music
Now Available on Mack Avenue Records

On More Music, master organist Joey DeFrancesco, who has long supplemented his keyboard virtuoso with his skilled trumpet playing, here brings out his full arsenal: organ, keyboard, piano, trumpet and, for the first time on record, tenor saxophone. More Music offers up ten new DeFrancesco originals, brought to life by a scintillating new trio with fellow Philadelphia organist and guitarist Lucas Brown and gifted drummer Michael Ode.

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Latest Reviews The Latest Album & Concert Reviews

Gig Review: Marta Capponi at the 606

When I interviewed jazz vocalist and composer Marta Capponi last year to discuss her recent album, Life Within, I spoke of her indefinable magical quality and sparkle. I referred...

CD Review: Sameka, Introducing Sameka

Introducing Sameka, as the title eludes to, is the debut album from the German band of the same name. Released on the German label Mons Records, the album contains mostly original...

CD Review: Germana Stella La Sorsa, Vapour

Last month , Italian jazz vocalist Germana Stella La Sorsa released her debut album titled “Vapour” on the British label 33 Jazz. La Sorsa, now resident in London, has...

New Releases Recommended New Albums

Tom Ollendorff, A Song For You

In May 2021, the Barcelona-based jazz label Fresh Sounds Records will release A Song For You, the debut album from UK guitarist Tom Ollendorff. Since being awarded the Yamaha...

Tomáš Sýkora, Songs For Orchestra

Songs For Orchestra is a new album and the most extensive music project to date by jazz pianist and composer Tomáš Sýkora. The album features a live recording of a concert...

Zhivko Vasilev, Places

“Places” is the latest album from one of the most successful kaval players in Bulgaria, Zhivko Vasilev. Consisting of 11 original compositions, all penned by Vasilev, the...

Marek Dorcik, About Time.

Slovakian born drummer Marek Dorcik is swiftly gaining a reputation as a sought after professional drummer on the international jazz scene, working with some of the UK’s...

Mareille Merck Larus, Fadenschlag

Fadenschlag is the new album from Swiss based guitarist Mareille Merck. As an active member of the Swiss jazz scene Mareille has shared the stage with famous musicians like John...

Dr. Lonnie Smith, Breathe

On March 26, Blue Note Records will release Breathe, the third new album by legendary Hammond B-3 organist Dr. Lonnie Smith since his 2016 return to the label where he first made...

HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE - BAD BOYS OF JAZZ
New Album Now Available

2020 sees Hypnotic Brass Ensemble celebrating twenty years together not only as a band, but a Band of Brothers and they are marking this anniversary with the launch of their sixth studio album Bad Boys of Jazz , which sees them seamlessly weave funk, dub, hip-hop and soul into their own irrepressible take on jazz.

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