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Interview: Denis Gäbel – Mingus and More

Recently German based saxophonist Denis Gäbel’s latest album, the “Mingus Sessions” landed in my Jazz In Europe inbox. After hearing the recording and discovering the...

Album Review: Gianni Gebbia Magnetic Trio, live

Recently I had the pleasure of attending the 2nd edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival in Palermo. As often happens when attending a festival some of the most exciting performances...

Interview: Bassist Dominik Schürmann speaks about Moons Ago and more.

Earlier this year Swiss double bass player Dominik Schürmann released his latest CD titled “Moons Ago” on the German jazz label Mons Records. Having recently reviewed...

Festival Review: Sicilia Jazz Festival 2022

Last summer I had the honor of being invited to attend the first edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival held in the Sicilian capital Palermo. This was a great experience and given...

Steffen Schorn speaks about the Zurich Jazz Orchestra’s CD trilogy.

Earlier this year the Zurich Jazz Orchestra released the third and final album in the trilogy of recordings conducted by and featuring compositions and arrangements from Steffen...

CD Review: Dominik Schürmann, Moons Ago.

Earlier this year Swiss double bass player Dominik Schürmann released his latest CD titled Moons Ago on the German jazz label Mons Records. The album features 12 original...

CD Review | Time for Blue – By The Way

Time for Blue is the debut album from the group “By The Way”. This trio is comprised of pianist and educator Frank Wunsch together with two of his ex-students, vocalist Emese...

Festival Round-up: Mondriaan Jazz Festival 2021

Last week, 9 October, I attended the Mondriaan Jazz Festival in the Dutch city The Hague. As a regular event on the Dutch calendar it was great to see the festival once again...

The Sicilian Jazz Orchestra announces 2021/22 season.

Recently I was introduced to the Sicilian Jazz Orchestra at this summers 1st edition of the Sicilian Jazz Festival. For those interested you can read our festival review here....

Festival Round-up: The Sicilia Jazz Festival 2021

Having recently reached an age where ticking off bucket list items seems to have a little more urgency, when an invitation to attend the first edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival...

Fay Claassen joins forces with David Linx and the WDR Big Band for new album.

This coming Friday (10 September) will see the official release of vocalist, Fay Claassen’s latest album “And Still We Sing”. On this release Fay joins forces...