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The Unstoppable Rise of Music Streaming

Data Journalist Felix Richter reporting for the organisation Statistics who study portal statistics from more than 22,500 sources says that according to Nielsen’s 2018...

Multi Instrumentalist, Jorge Rossy releases “Beyond Sunday”.

Jorge Rossy is best known as the drummer from the original Brad Mehldau Trio however his new album titled “Beyond Sunday” features him as a vibraphonist. Joining him...

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet – The Critics’ Choice on Tour in Europe

On many best of the 2018 lists of jazz critics, Ambrose Akinmusire’s release “Origami Harvest” (Blue Note) is another addition to the crop of jazz greets both street rappers...

The Unstoppable – Barbara Thompson MBE

Barbara Thompson writes and performs for the saxophone like no other. With love and unwavering respect, she cherishes the instrument when needed, challenges and pushes it beyond...

Wadada Leo Smith – America’s National Parks

Visionary composer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Wadada Leo Smith brings his multi-media presentation of America’s National Parks to The Appel Room for one night only on...

CD Review | Fred Hersch, Trio 97 @ the Village Vanguard

To say there has been a lot going on for pianist Fred Hersch during the last year or so would be an understatement. After a highly successful 2017/18 season, earlier this month...

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CD Review | Fred Hersch, Trio 97 @ the Village Vanguard

To say there has been a lot going on for pianist Fred Hersch during the last year or so would be an understatement. After a highly successful 2017/18 season, earlier this month...

CD Review | Ronnie Cuber, Live at Montmartre

When one thinks of jazz in the Danish capital it’s difficult not to include the name of the iconic venue Jazzhus Montmartre. Throughout history, the venue has played host to...

CD Review: ‘Room of Silence’ by Chris Gall

Editors note: Chris Gall is a well known Munich based pianist who justifiable has a great reputation both in the jazz community and beyond. Chris naturally migrates across...

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  • 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...

  • Kenny Barron | Live at the Village Vanguard

    As a NEA Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. Considered an institution among...

  • Bill Evans | An insight into a Genius.

    In October 1966, not long after Eddie Gomez joined the Bill Evans Trio, Evans and Gomez made a brief trip to Scandinavia for a series of concerts before returning back to New York to...

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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 label Mons Records. Recorded live in February this year the album documents a large project paying tribute to the...

Featured Interview Josephine Davies

Saxophonist Josephine Davies has built quite a reputation in the UK capital since moving there from her native Shetland...

Featured Artist Interview with Konstantin Reinfeld.

Recently Konstantin Reinfeld and Christoph Spangenberg released a Duo Album under the name REINBERG paying homage to...

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....

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....

New Releases Recommended New Albums

Fred Hersch | Trio 97

For jazz fans in 2018, it might be difficult to imagine a time when pianist/composer Fred Hersch was not intimately associated with the Village Vanguard. For more than two decades...

Ivan Paduart & Patrick Deltenre | Hand in Hand

Ivan Paduart and Patrick Deltenre have known each other for three decades. They met for the first time in 1988, playing together in the fusion quintet Aftertouch, with whom they...

Reggie Washington | Vintage New Acoustic

It’s been a lime time wish of Bassist Reggie Washington’s to lead a project he would play mostly acoustic bass. Following on from the release of his new tribute to Jef...

Big Band der Deutschen Oper Berlin | A Soul Journey

Some projects can seem like haut cuisine recipes: the long list of ingredients alone can have chefs quaking in their boots. But then again, the mere thought of the delights to...

E.J. Strickland | Warriors For Peace

“Warriors For Peace” is an album with featuring 11 original compositions by E.J. Strickland which reflects the peaceful and persistent intensity with which battles...

Gisela Berndt & Band | Nach Norden

“Come on, I’ll paint our colours for you on the wide walls of the house …” That’s a line from a song by Gisela Berndt, and that’s exactly what happens when this...

Josephine Davies & Satori | In the Corners of Clouds

Saxophonist and composer Josephine Davies is engaged in a continually evolving, creative musical expedition with near-chordless trio project Satori; and for this second recorded...

Aaron Parks | Little Big

Aaron Parks created a stir with his debut in 2008,  Invisible Cinema, and Ropadope Records are thrilled to announce the natural successor to that album. Aaron Parks Little...