Erminia Yardley Author

3 albums not to miss…

I have been away for a while, dear readers, and, for that, I apologize. I have missed writing for you, but in these difficult times of Covid, one has to diversify and almost turn...

Ray Gelato: An Absolute Musician and Performer!

I have had the pleasure to see Ray Gelato play live many times and have met him personally on several occasions. We’ve often both agreed how lovely it would be to put together a...

Tubby Hayes, The Life Behind The Tenor

“Tubby Hayes, The Life Behind The Tenor” a brand new book, beautifully put together by Mark Baxter, the writer, filmmaker and PR man as well as great fan of Tubby Hayes, of...

CD Review: Aaron Diehl’s “The Vagabond”

3 things need to be said straight away: Mack Avenue, piano, poetry. With these words, I hope I can give the readers a little insight into the world of “The Vagabond”: Aaron...

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...