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Jammincolors launches “The Music Room”

Conceived by Jammincolors in Brussels, “The Music Room” is a novel way of bringing music and the positive energy of the musicians to audiences. It’s neither an...

CD Review: Pierrick Pédron, “Fifty/Fifty New York Sessions”

To mark his 50th birthday, French alto saxophone player, Pierrick Pédron entered the studio to record not one, but two albums. The first album titled “Fifty/Fifty New York...

Six U.S. Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival.

There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been a challenging year for the music industry, in fact, 2020-21 will not only go down in history as the year of the pandemic but I...

Marek Dorcik, About Time.

Slovakian born drummer Marek Dorcik is swiftly gaining a reputation as a sought after professional drummer on the international jazz scene, working with some of the UK’s...

Maria Schneider wins Le Grand Prix de l’Académie du Jazz.

Last year we published an extensive interview with composer and orchestra leader Maria Schneider. During the interview we spoke a great deal about her latest album “Data...

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....

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’...

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...

Christian Sands Receives NAACP Image Award Nomination.

Christian Sands has continued to receive critical acclaim for his 2020 album, Be Water. The pianist and composer was honored to receive a NAACP Image Awards nomination for...

Yelena Eckemoff to release “Adventures of the Wildflower”

Pianist-composer Yelena Eckemoff will release her most elaborate and ambitious musical work yet with ‘Adventures of the Wildflower’, on 19 March on the label L&H...