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New Release: Edgar van Asselt, The Gentle Insult

Dutch composer, producer and keyboard player Edgar van Asselt released his latest album “The Gentle Insult” last Friday. Featuring Jeroen Vierdag on bass and Jorge...

New Release: Frank Kaiser discovers a “New World”

“Nighttrain” is the latest project from German based guitarist Frank Kaiser. Having led many projects over his long career, this new project under the apt title “Kaisers...

Detroit’s Angel of Jazz & Mack Avenue founder dies age 97.

Metro Detroit and the global jazz community lost one of its greatest champions this week. Gretchen Carhartt Valade, businesswoman, and philanthropist, died peacefully on December...

Fetured Gig: Tessa Souter live at the the Pheasantry London

New York based vocalist Tessa Souter is one of the most established artists on the New York, vocal scene and on January 20 and 20 will cross the pond for two concerts in the...

Georgia Mancio and Dave Ohm take the reins of the Eltham Jazz Club

For more than 28 years Hugh and Marion Ockendon regularly promoted jazz in Eltham, however with the passing of Hugh Ockendon in 2020 and the recent passing in October of Marion,...

New Icelandic festival to launch in January 2023

Iceland is well known for it’s unique nature, volcanism but also increasingly as a center for jazz. While the scene is relatively small, events such as the The Reykjavik...

Collette Cooper takes a look at the Darkside Of Christmas.

At this time of the year our mailbox tends to be overloaded with news of the latest Christmas release complete with tacky artwork and yet another “jazzy” version of...

Dan Weiss returns with new trio recording.

Drummer, Dan Weiss is no doubt one of the stalwarts of the New York jazz scene sporting a long list of credits both as a leader and first call sideman. With nine albums as a...

Album Preview: David Bloom and Cliff Colnot, Shadow Of A Soul

On December 2nd, composer David Bloom and arranger Cliff Colnot will release their latest project titled “Shadow Of A Soul”. The album s Bloom’s and Colnot’s...

Podcast: Philip Catherine on his 80th Birthday

There’s no doubt that, together with Toots Thielemans, Philip Catherine is one of the most prominent Belgium jazz exports. Today, Philip turns 80 years young and Nico...

Markus Reuter to release Retiro e Ritmo, a tribute to Brazilian Rainforest

“Retiro e ritmo” is a musical declaration of love to Mata Atlântica, the coastal rainforest of Brazil. Its beauty and vivacity inspired this album, which initiator...