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Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases “Where Will the River Flow”

Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases his first album, Where Will the River Flow on Friday, March 12, 2021. The BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 finalist, who is due to...

Itamar Borochov & Immanuel Wilkins win the Letter One Jazz Award.

The fourth annual edition of the LetterOne ‘Rising Stars’ Jazz Award announced its winners February 8th, 2021, via radio broadcast on Jazz FM, courtesy of WBGO Radio....

CD Review: Airelle Besson, Try

French trumpeter Airelle Besson will release her new album “Try” on March 5th. This album is the follow up to her 2015 debut “Radio One”. “Try”...

Curtain Calls: Behind the Scenes of Szczecin Jazz

Launching 25 February and running through to the 4th of March, Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid festival of the year. Over the course of 7 days, each night one act...

Alan Broadbent & Georgia Mancio Release New Album & Book

Pianist/composer Alan Broadbent and vocalist/lyricist Georgia Mancio cement their reputation as “one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” with...

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...

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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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CD Review: Airelle Besson, Try

French trumpeter Airelle Besson will release her new album “Try” on March 5th. This album is the follow up to her 2015 debut “Radio One”. “Try”...

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...

CD Review: Patrick Naylor, Winter Dream.

British guitarist Patrick Naylor will release his new album titled “Winter Dream” on March the first. Having had access to a pre-release copy I was inspired to put my...

New Releases Recommended New Albums

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...

Lara Solnicki, The One and the Other

Canadian composer, singer, and poet Lara Solnicki unveils a confident collection of ‘tone poems’ – her own post-modern mix of jazz, free improvisation, ‘contemporary’...

Roberto Pianca’s Sub Rosa, Mono no aware.

Swiss guitarist Roberto Pianca’s group Sub Rosa gathers together some of the finest young jazz musicians on the swiss and international scene. The music is contemporary...

Joe Dyson, Look Within.

New Orleans native Joe Dyson has certainly been one to watch. He started playing music in his family’s church at just two years old and after being noticed for his peculiar...

Susanna Aleksandra, The Siren

‘The Siren’ is a fresh breath of air from Estonian singer, Susanna Aleksandra. Elegant songs celebrating the strength and charm of women, love’s infinite power...

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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