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Samba Meets Jazz Workshop – Italy 2019

The Samba Meets Jazz Workshops, directed by Brazilian-born, multi-Grammy Nominee Nilson Matta (bassist for, Trio da Paz and Luis Bonfa) will be heading across the Atlantic to...

Fred Hersch – On the Vanguard of the Trio

Anyone who’s been around the jazz scene in the last few years needs no introduction to pianist Fred Hersch. With a number of successful albums, a string of Grammy®...

All About Jazz – a mission to identify the world’s top jazz venues.

All About Jazz is on a mission to identify the world’s top jazz venues. Recently, the platform created a poll that allows jazz fans from around the world to vote for their...

Noname on the Jazz & Indie circuit in Europe in April

One of the freshest young American hip-hop/rappers, and a victorious slam poet, Noname, is on a European tour with her band including performances in some reputable jazz and indie...

Wendy Kirkland, On Tour 2019

For British jazz fans, pianist/ vocalist Wendy Kirkland is no stranger. Since the release of her “Piano Diva’s” album in late in 2017, Wendy has been busy...

Yotam Silberstein | Future Memories

On his sixth album as a leader, Future Memories (featuring John Patitucci, Glenn Zaleski, Vitor Gonçalves, Daniel Dor & Andre Mehmari), Yotam Silberstein continues to offer...

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A Quartet’s formidable time slip! Out on Vinyl

Mancunians twin brothers Steve and Matt Fishwick are half of the Quartet in question with the other half being represented by Alex Garnett on alto sax and Michael Karn on bass....

Chris Potter “Circuits” album review

Edition Records, the UK label with the impressive worldwide catalogue, has added yet another giant to its list: American saxophonist Chris Potter. Potter recently released his...

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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  • 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...

  • 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...

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Kenny Garrett Interview

Interview by: Darrel Craig Harris | Studio photo’s by Jimmy Katz | Live photo’s by Carl Hyde. Kenny Garrett is a Grammy award winning saxophonist originally from Detroit Michigan who started his career at the young...

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...

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....

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Gregor Lisser Double Quartet | On Eleven

“If you are in a hurry, go slowly” – this Chinese proverb has been set aside on the Swiss composer and drummer Gregor Lisser’s On Eleven, his debut album with...

Adi Becker | Babbelou

“… my music is written for audiences and musicians alike. I like deep and intuitive grooves, melodies you can whistle along to, and arrangements that surprise and...

Paul Jost | Simple Life

“Simple Life” is Paul Jost’s follow-up to his successful debut release “Breaking Through” and features his quartet with Jim Ridl-piano, Dean Johnson-bass and Tim...

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...