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Fred Hersch – On the Vanguard of the Trio

Anyone who’s been around the jazz scene in the last few years needs no introduction to pianist Fred Hersch. With a number of successful albums, a string of Grammy®...

Wendy Kirkland, On Tour 2019

For British jazz fans, pianist/ vocalist Wendy Kirkland is no stranger. Since the release of her “Piano Diva’s” album in late in 2017, Wendy has been busy...

Blue Note Records, 80 years on – A brief History.

Eighty years ago on January 6, 1939, a passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced a recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would...

CD Review | Fred Hersch, Trio 97 @ the Village Vanguard

To say there has been a lot going on for pianist Fred Hersch during the last year or so would be an understatement. After a highly successful 2017/18 season, earlier this month...

The Gil Evans Orchestra releases Hidden Treasures.

Tomorrow night at the Cutting Room in New York Miles Evans will lead the Gil Evans Orchestra in a celebration of those classic Monday Night sessions the Gil Evans Orchestra played...

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 label Mons Records. Recorded live in February this year the...

Jason Miles – Celebrating the music of Weather Report.

For readers of Jazz In Europe, keyboard player and producer Jason Miles needs no introduction. Our extensive interview with Jason last year proved to one of the most read articles...

Featured Artist Interview with Konstantin Reinfeld.

Recently Konstantin Reinfeld and Christoph Spangenberg released a Duo Album under the name REINBERG paying homage to the late, great Toots Thielemans. The album titled “Old...

The Yellowjackets, An Interview with Russell Ferrante.

No one could deny that the Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since their formation in 1981. Earlier this month the band released there latest album...

The Brussels Jazz Orchestra Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with Maria Schneider.

This Month the Brussels Jazz Orchestra will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a series of special concerts in Belgium, the Netherlands and a unique performance in...

Interview with Harrison Stafford of Groundation. The Next Generation

Over the years jazz has been fused with many other genres, however, one genre that doesn’t immediately spring to mind is reggae. This is not the case with LA-based band...