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Featured International Jazz Day event: Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw

Today is International Jazz Day and each year we choose one of the 100’s of events to feature here on Jazz In Europe. Once again due to the ongoing Covid restrictions the...

Tom Ollendorff, A Song For You

In May 2021, the Barcelona-based jazz label Fresh Sounds Records will release A Song For You, the debut album from UK guitarist Tom Ollendorff. Since being awarded the Yamaha...

Tomáš Sýkora, Songs For Orchestra

Songs For Orchestra is a new album and the most extensive music project to date by jazz pianist and composer Tomáš Sýkora. The album features a live recording of a concert...

Orchestra fills venerable church with vivid colour and expression

A 12th century cathedral in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, will be the scene of an ambitious online project next month featuring the Scottish National Jazz...

Zhivko Vasilev, Places

“Places” is the latest album from one of the most successful kaval players in Bulgaria, Zhivko Vasilev. Consisting of 11 original compositions, all penned by Vasilev, the...

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....