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Artist Feature: Claire Martin, The Swedish Connection

Claire Martin stands as a distinguished figure in the realm of British jazz, earning critical acclaim and solidifying her position as a prominent artist on the UK jazz scene. Over...

Documentary: 6 Doin’ Jazz, A Journey Beyond Labels

“6 Doin’ Jazz” is a captivating 2023 music documentary that delves into the world of jazz through the lens of an extraordinary sextet. Featuring internationally...

Festival Review: Jazz Brugge 2023

Once again, “Jazz Brugge,” one of Belgium’s most prominent jazz events on the calendar, was held from the 17th to the 19th of November at the Concertgebouw on...

Featured Interview: The Bliss Quintet.

Last year during Jazzahead! Club Night, a young Norwegian ensemble caught my attention during the club night – “The Bliss Quintet.” Originally, I hadn’t...

Hand to Earth – Live in Nijmegen

Hand to Earth is one of the most characteristic contemporary music ensembles in Australia. Central to their music are the Yolngu Manikay (song cycles), an oral tradition from...

Interview: Peter Braunholz – A round trip in creativity.

German label Mons Records recently released a series of “Smooth Jazz” singles and albums under the project names Groovaz and Brownie. While Smooth Jazz has long been a...

Album Review: Preludes, Adam Birnbaum

In the ever-evolving landscape of jazz, artists have consistently drawn inspiration from the rich tapestry of classical music and over the years, the works of Johann Sebastian...

Göksel Yilmaz Ensemble: stepping up to assist the local musicians

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck southern Turkey in February 2023, the Göksel Yilmaz Ensemble is stepping up to assist the local musicians who have suffered...

CD Review: Logan Kane, Floor Plans

Hailing from the vibrant LA jazz scene, bass player and composer Logan Kane steps into the limelight with his debut album, “Floor Plans.” Scheduled for release, this...

Marike van Dijk’s “Stranded”: An Odyssey of Sonic Exploration

Dutch saxophonist, composer, and arranger Marike van Dijk has embarked on a musical odyssey that spans continents and cultures, giving birth to her fourth remarkable recording,...

Thelonious Monk’s Brilliant Corners, a Timeless Masterpiece Returns

In the world of jazz, few names carry the same weight and innovation as Thelonious Monk. Known for his unique approach and a penchant for pushing boundaries, Monk’s impact...