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Dimitri Monstein releases new album, The Cello Sessions

Recently Swiss based drummer Dimitri Monstein released his latest album titled “The Cello Sessions” on the Swiss label Unit Records. Equally at home in the worlds of...

Dutch Trio resurfaces on English tour

Dutch trio Under the Surface take their startlingly spontaneous voice, guitar and percussion sounds on a five-date tour of England from Saturday 11th to Thursday 16th December....

Young Scottish jazz stars set for Glasgow’s Celtic Connections festival

Leading young Scottish musicians, pianist Fergus McCreadie and saxophonists Matt Carmichael and Norman Willmore are among the jazz element in Glasgow’s annual winter music...

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Lee Ritenour to give workshops at Jazz Across Borders

This coming weekend the 5th edition of Jazz Across Borders will take place. Normally Jazz Across Borders takes place in Saint Petersburg, the historic Northern capital of Russia,...

Concert Review: Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis, Live in Moscow.

Having been active in this business for over 40 years, it’s not often that you can claim a week full of first’s, however that’s exactly what I experienced in...

Lady Blackbird releases Black Acid Soul.

Lady Blackbird didn’t mean to soundtrack a revolution. But last spring, that’s exactly what she did when on May 27th, 2020 the Los Angeles-based singer Marley Munroe released...

New festival in Palermo honors age-old jazz traditions

It was the beginning of the Jazz era, when Nick LaRocca born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of poor Sicilian immigrants recorded one of the most recorded jazz classics of...

Julia Werup interprets Leonard Cohen poetry on new single.

What started as a late-night jam session became a unique piece of music. In need of lyrics, the Swedish-born singer Julia Werup grabbed a poetry book by Leonard Cohen from the...

Sylwester Ostrowski unites international lineup to celebrate life after covid

Celebrating the end of a long, trying year for everyone, Polish saxophonist Sylwester Ostrowski brings together an international all-star lineup on July 8 for a once in a lifetime...

Love Longing Loss, At Home with Charles Lloyd During a Year of the Plague.

There is no doubt that the Covid Pandemic has effected almost everyone on earth. It’s also clear that one of the hardest hit sectors has been the music industry with almost...

Jazzed adds live concert streaming to it’s platform.

In January this year the new streaming platform jazzed, the world’s first dedicated audio-visual streaming destination for jazz launched it’s on-demand streaming service....