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Joey DeFrancesco featured in second Concert in Rudy van Gelder Live Stream series.

In November we announced the first live stream concert broadcast direct from the Rudy Van Gelder Studio. This first concert featured an all-star line up led by Ron Carter and was...

CD Review: Patrick Naylor, Winter Dream.

British guitarist Patrick Naylor will release his new album titled “Winter Dream” on March the first. Having had access to a pre-release copy I was inspired to put my...

Storyville Records to release Jim Hall Jazzpar Quartet + 4

Between 1990 and 2005 the Jazzpar Awards, founded by trumpeter Arnvid Meyer were a staple of the Danish jazz scene. Each year the international jury, mostly comprised of the...

CD Review: Susanna Aleksandra, The Siren

OK, so it’s time to come out of the closet and tell the world that I like creative vocal jazz. I’m also quite partial to Scandinavian music so when this album hit my...

CD Review: Dimitri Howald’s Ilja, Spiritual Cycle

Swiss based guitarist Dimitri Howald released his latest album with his Ilja project titled “Spiritual Cycle” late in 2020. Most people would not believe the volume of...

CD Review: Mike Scott, Collecting Things.

Collecting Things is the latest release from California based guitarist Mike Scott and forms his third release as a leader and follows Fallen Peach (2011) and Good Place To Be...

CD Review: Fay Claassen, Close to You.

To Dutch and German Jazz aficionados Fay Claassen needs no introduction. Born in Nijmegen Fay is without doubt one of the Netherlands best know jazz vocalists and recipient of...

Fay Claassen featured in LOVE of E.A.R.s streaming series.

Tomorrow night (4 December) at 8:30pm (CET) the second edition of the “For the LOVE of E.A.R.s” streaming series goes live. In this edition Dutch vocalist Fay Claassen...

William Ellis: Rebirth of the Film.

It’s clear that over the last few years that there has been a trend in the music business to claw back some of the warmth and nostalgia of the analogue world. This among...

Charles McPherson streamed live in the GMF Concert Series.

Since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic GMF, short for Global Music Foundation, has hosted more than 130 virtual events and live stream concerts featuring some of the finest...

Laurence Mason generates hit with Brubeck montage.

Every now and then a mail drops into my inbox that just peeks your attention. This was the case last week when Paul Murphy from Jazz Room Records mailed this item through. Back in...