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Carsten Dahl, Painting Music.

Carsten Dahl is one of the most impressive European Jazz pianists around today. During his career, Carsten has appeared on over 250 recordings and produced 30 albums of his own....

Jermaine Holmes ‘Stronger than my Fears’ album review

As I mentioned in one of my recent tweets, my first write-up for 2020 is going to be about the Grammy-award winning vocalist, New Jersey-born,  Jermaine Holmes debut album....

Poetry, passion and strings aplenty

Monday 11th November, Pizza Express in Soho saw the return of one of my favourite jazz performances. Filomena Campus’ “Theatralia Jazz Festival”, now in its 5th edition. The...

Theatralia Jazz Festival 5th edition! – 11/12 November

With a phenomenal line-up and a fascinating programme, Theatralia Jazz Festival is back this month in its 5th edition! The great artist and singer, Filomena Campus, originally...

Marco Marconi, New Roads CD Review

Virtuoso pianist Marco Marconi, originally from Citta’ di Castello (located in the lovely little Italian region of Umbria) and now a London resident, continues to amaze me. His...

Binker Golding, A true Artist at Heart

When I was first asked to write a feature on saxophonist Binker Golding, I literally jumped at the chance. I have total respect for this talented musician who is also a very...

Alex Hitchcock – EP preview – “Outside In”

Due out on 22nd November as a self-released EP with a stellar line-up, Alex Hitchcock’s “Outside In” should have been a full length album and not just a 4-track EP, but...

Ashley Henry’s “Beautiful Vinyl Hunter” album review

“Beautiful Vinyl Hunter” (Sony Music) is out on Friday this week (Sept 06th) and it is, in short, an amazing amalgam of jazz drawing from many influences, beats, hip hop,...

Ronnie Scott’s “the Old Place”- A Pop-up special @ Gerry’s Club

A Pop-up special @ Gerry’s Club (52 Dean Street, London) The music of Tubby Hayes and Ronnie Scott – a brilliant celebration of the Jazz Couriers On a very hot summer...

Quentin Collins, Road Warrior | CD Review

“Road Warrior” met my CD player just over a week ago and it was love at first sight. I don’t do fluffy talk, I look for imagination and the creative behind every work of art...

The Best Summer 2019 releases as selected by Erminia Yardley

This Summer has been an interesting one, not just for the beautiful weather, albeit at times too hot for us in London (but, hey, I am not complaining), but also for the fact that...