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London Calling | Opening Night at the London Jazz Festival

Friday 10 November 2017 Top Tip: An evening with Pat Metheny. – 7:30pm Venue: Barbican Tonight sees the opening of the 2017 EFG London Jazz Festival. For the next ten days...

The story behind the Iconic Jazz photograph – A Great Day in Harlem

HISTORY IN THE MAKING The January 1959 issue of Esquire in which Art Kane’s photo originally appeared…Sarah Goodyear wrote this fascinating back story published in the...

North Sea Jazz Festival 2018 – Grab your Early Bird Ticket!

The World’s Largest Indoor Music Festival To Return To Rotterdam Next Summer Early Bird tickets to go on sale on Friday November 17th 2017 Following the unprecedented success of...

Chick Corea & Steve Gadd on Tour in Europe

With a bevy of top jazz-fusion artists including Pat Methney, Marcus Miller, Mike Stern/Dave Weckl currently touring northern Europe in the south Chic Corea’s new band with...

Django Bates’ Belovèd | The Study Of Touch

British pianist Django Bates returns to ECM with one of his very finest constellations, the trio Belovèd, with Swedish bassist Petter Eldh and Danish drummer Peter Bruun, and an...

Dhafer Youssef – November European Tour Dates

Oud player and vocalist Dhafer Youssef is today considered to be one of the most inventive players on the world music scene and a leader of the movement fusing Eastern and Western...

10 Living Legends of Jazz Prove Nobody Can Out-Dress the OGs

Jazz and high fashion are not the most likely bed partners however GQ Magazine recently published an expose with jazz greats including Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter...

George Benson announces 2018 UK Tour Dates.

In June 2018 George Benson will return to the UK for a series of concerts that will see him perform in major centers in the UK and Scotland including two concerts on the 26th and...

Adam Glasser & Mathias Heise | Live at the 606 Jazz Club London

Adam Glasser is known for two unique features – South African jazz and the chromatic harmonica. ‘Free at First’ his debut album won best Jazz album South African Music...

How Brains See Music as Language

The Atlantic published an interesting article highlighting the results of a  new Johns Hopkins study that looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation. The...

International Jazz Day Host Cities Announced

International Jazz Day is a global celebration, declared by UNESCO in 2011, recognizing the power of jazz music to promote peace, intercultural dialogue and meaningful...