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Kim Cypher: Catching dreams

Kim Cypher’s love, joy and dedication to her music is not only clear, it is highly infectious.  Her loyal fan base have been by her side throughout lockdown while she has kept...

Georgia Mancio: Incandescent is her Star

Georgia Mancio, the multi award winning vocalist, producer, educator and lyricist has been captivating us all since releasing her debut album Peaceful Place in 2003. Her stunning...

CD Review: Clare Foster, Kumbhaka

Vocalist, lyricist, composer and educator Clare Foster released her new album Kumbhaka in December, but I must say as the blue skies are arriving and summer is on its way, it is...

The Scottish Jazz Space

Fiona Mactaggart is the founder of the fantastic ‘Scottish Jazz Space’ a site she created to explore, support and promote the rich Jazz scene in Scotland. Although Fiona had...

Marta Capponi: The Goddess Within

Marta Capponi is an artist everyone should know. The warmth of her sumptuous vocals, her technical virtuosity, the emotional intensity of her performances and the overall beauty...

Malika Tirolien takes us Higher

Grammy nominated vocalist, songwriter and producer Malika Tirolien has been taking the world by storm for almost a decade, ever since she sang the lead role in Cirque du...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame – Part 2

Continuing on with our Women in Jazz series, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most prominent women currently active in...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame

Today is International Women’s Day. Starting today and for the following two weeks, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most...

Funny Valentine: The Story of Chet Baker by Matthew Ruddick

Although I am very late in writing about this beautiful book, I believe there is never a bad time to shout about something wonderful. Much has been written, discussed, filmed and...

A little something for under the tree.

It’s that time of year again where we all start to wind down, relax and look forward to some time out over the holiday period. This year, however, is like no other and we have...

CD Review: Ignasi Terraza and Randy Greer, Around The Christmas Tree.

I first saw the wonderful pianist Ignasi Terraza performing with magnificent trumpeter Andrea Motis at the Duc des Lombards in Paris a couple of years ago and I have been...