aread Author

Cover Story: Maria Schneider, Data Lords

To most jazz aficionados Maria Schneider needs little or no introduction however, for those less familiar with her body of work a short recap of her distinguished career would...

Connie Han, Honouring the Tradition.

Los Angeles based pianist Connie Han debuted in 2018 with her album “Crime Zone”. The album garnered rave reviews from almost all major jazz media outlets including this fine...

Holdup, the new EP From Ola Onabule and The Hazelrigg Brothers

Now and then a collaboration comes along that grabs your attention and earlier this week this is exactly what happened when the new EP from vocalist Ola Onabule and The Hazelrigg...

Featured Gig – Arik Strauss Trio live at the Schlot Jazz Club in Berlin.

Last summer I had the pleasure of catching the Arik Strauss Trio live at the Loci Loft in Berlin. For those looking for a great place to celebrate Christmas in German capital,...

Editorial picks for the most popular new releases of the year!

With 2019 quickly coming to a close Nigel and I thought it appropriate to take a look back at some of the great release’s we’ve featured in our new release program...

Interview: Giuseppe Millaci speaks about his journey

Italian Bassist and composer Giuseppe Millaci released his second CD as a leader on November 15th. The album titled “The Endless Way” follows his 2017 debut “Songbook” and...

Gig Review – Paul Jost at L’Achiduc Brussels.

Last Sunday was a bitterly cold evening in Brussels yet this did not deter the city’s jazz fans from braving the elements and heading to the renowned jazz cafe,...

Michael Janisch, Worlds Collide.

Bassist Michael Janisch is one of those unstoppable musicians that seems to thrive on having his fingers firmly planted in a multitude of pies. As a U.S. expat living in London,...

Photo Feature, Chris Drukker.

For this edition’s Behind the Lens feature, we cross the pond to meet New Jersey based photographer and graphic designer Chris Drukker. During his career, Chris has photographed...

Gig Review, Arik Strauss Trio live at the Loci Loft.

Recently I had the pleasure to travel to Berlin and enjoy the final days of summer in the German capital. This time around I decided to pass on my “Go To” jazz venues...

Ezra Weiss speaks about his new album and more.

Recently Portland-based pianist and composer Ezra Weiss released his latest album as a leader and debut album with his new form Big Band titled “We Limit Not the Truth of...