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Sicilia Jazz Festival 2023 – Winter edition

Recently I received an invitation to attend the winter edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival, in Palermo. Presented by the Brass Group, The Sicilia Jazz Festival has quickly become...

Tracye Eileen – Hitting the Spot

Recently we featured the new album by Chicago based vocalist Tracye Eileen titled “You Hit The Spot” on our new release Spotify playlist and the tracks we featured...

Interview: Franziska Loos, talking about our generation

German vocalist, Franziska Loos released her debut album “Generation Anything” earlier this year on the German label Mons Records. With the end of 2022 approaching, I...

CD Review: Billy Drummond, Valse Sinistre

Earlier this summer, New York based drummer Billy Drummond released his latest album as a leader on Cellar Music, it’s the first since this 1996 “Cult Hit” Dubai...

Interview: Guido May, it’s about the flow!

On the 14th of October this year German based drummer Guido May released his first album as a leader titled “Flow”. For those unfamiliar with Guido, he is one of...

CD Review: Daniel Migliosi, Left on Scene

Last month young Luxembourg based trumpeter Daniel Migliosi released his debut album titled “Left on Scene”. So before we get into the review, I think it’s worth...

Festival Review: The Red Sea Jazz Festival 2022

Earlier this month the Red Sea Jazz Festival took place again at full strength in the harbor of the Israeli city of Eilat. Having previously not visited Israel, when the...

Featured Gig: Black Lives – From Generation to Generation

It was during the early days of the pandemic that the world was shocked by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin while his colleagues stood by...

Peter Harrington releases unique catalogue of jazz collectables

Sometimes running a jazz magazine can seem rather mundane however every now and then something out of the ordinary pops into your inbox. This is exactly what happened when I...

Blue Note releases previously unissued Elvin Jones recording.

Recently Blue Note Records announced a November 18 release for “Revival: Live at Pookie’s Pub”, a thrilling previously unissued live recording of Elvin Jones’...

Interview: Tobias Hoffmann speaks about “Conspiracy” and more.

Recently Austrian based sax player and composer Tobias Hoffmann released his latest album titled “Conspiracy” featuring his new Big Band, the Tobias Hofmann jazz orchestra. In...