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Gregor Lisser speaks about his Double Quartet

Earlier this year a CD arrived on my desk from Swiss percussionist Gregor Lisser. Immediately what caught my attention with this CD was the line-up, a double quartet featuring a...

Peter Hedrich speaks about “New Hope” and more.

German trombonist Peter Hedrich released his debut album as a leader in April 2018. The album titled “New Hope” and features Peter’s long-time mentor Jiggs...

Hashima, an Interview with Igor Miškovic

Serbian quartet Hashima has become one of the countries leading exponents of the contemporary jazz scene. The concept of Hashima began as a cycle of poems that were inspired by...

Apple to announce the end of iTunes

In 2001 Apple introduced iTunes, the service that largely ended the wild west of illegal downloads and piracy. Yesterday Bloomberg reported that at the Apple developer...

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®...

Is the recording Industry dead? – No Way!!!

For those who have declared the recording industry is dead, yesterday Universal Music released their first-quarter earnings proving the industry pundits wrong. Music Industry News...

Jazz Camp | Bandcamp for Adults. An Interview with Byron Siegal

Jazz workshops have become very popular among amateur and professional musicians during the last few decades. One of the first proponents of this formula was Jamey Aebersold back...

Craig Schoedler, Bass Destinations

Craig Schoedler is one of those musicians that seems to be unafraid to tackle any musical challenge. This is not only evidenced by his eclectic recorded output but also his latest...

Guy Fonck – Jazz from behind the lens.

Born in 1961 in Luxembourg based photographer Guy Fonck has amassed a large portfolio of black and white photography of jazz musicians shot mostly in a live concert environment....

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...