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Fred Hersch & WDR Big Band highlight Gent Jazz Festival 2019

Fred Hersch is one of the current leading jazz pianists. Also, the WDR Big Band is one of the best jazz orchestras in Europe. They join forces during Gent Jazz Festival 2019. The...

Eclectic Jazz at Colours of Ostrava International Music Festival July 17-20, 2019

Jazz has a more eclectic profile than usual at this year’s Colours of Ostrava 2019, as an assorted lot from the relentless march of Sons of Kemet, who seem to be perfectly...

Adi Becker, “Babbelou” – CD Review

German Trombonist Adi Becker recently released his debut album as a band leader titled “Babbelou”. The Album was recorded with the Grand Central Orchestra Cologne,...

Claudia Campagnol – Her music captured me within the first 10 seconds! – Podcast

Nigel J. EiC @ JazzInEurope and producer at JazzTalk.News  – Nigel J. Interviews Claudia Campagnol his special guest in this episode and was looking forward to chatting...

Stablefolk – Already leaving indelible marks on the local jazz scene

A few weeks ago, I popped to Kansas Smitty’s Bar in Broadway Market in London to watch a very interesting and newly formed band, pianist James Pettinger’s...

Jazz 625 for one night only

Picture the scene: on the television set a few days ago, the screen showed a stage with a band of musicians all smartly dressed, each one of them ready to play, there was a slight...

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Fiona Ross, Fierce and Non-Compliant | CD Review

Fierce and Non-Compliant is the new album from UK based vocalist Fiona Ross. They say a picture paints a thousand words and this albums cover is no exception. Pictured is a very...

Plume – Escaping the Dark Side – CD Review by Peter Jones

Who is the mysterious Plume? He has no first name, no second name; he is merely Plume. All we know for sure is that he was at Berklee College of Music about 20 years ago, and that...

Adi Becker, “Babbelou” – CD Review

German Trombonist Adi Becker recently released his debut album as a band leader titled “Babbelou”. The Album was recorded with the Grand Central Orchestra Cologne,...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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Michel Camilo | Essence

For his landmark 25th album as a leader Michel Camilo wanted to do something truly special. The Dominican-born pianist set out to celebrate in a big way: namely, by reconvening...

The Stan Getz Quartet | Getz at The Gate

On November 26, 1961, saxophonist Stan Getz and his relatively new quartet of Steve Kuhn, John Neves, and Roy Haynes performed at New York’s Village Gate. The show was...

Theo Croker | Star People Nation

Theo Croker is the most exciting jazz trumpeter of his generation, critics favorite and innovative hip-hop producer – for example for J. Cole or Common.  For his album...

Larry Fuller | Overjoyed

Larry Fuller – a masterful pianist whose soulful artistry matches his technical expertise – learned his craft the old school way: on the bandstand. Honing his...

Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster

Although nearly forty years separate the ages of the veteran alto saxophonist Gary Foster and the influential tenor saxophonist Mark Turner, both of these celebrated stylists hold...

Richie Beirach, Gregor Huebner & The WDR Big Band | Crossing Borders

Any musician worth his or her salt knows that timing is integral to making music. From counting notes in a measure to orchestrating in different meters, the element of time is...