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Live Review: Kim Cypher at Ronnie Scott’s

  Kim Cypher made a triumphant return to Ronnie Scott’s on June 16th, celebrating Father’s Day and a brighter tomorrow over Sunday lunch. Kim, along with her brilliant...

Live Review: Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet at Ronnie Scott’s

Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet debuted at the world-famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on May 11th kicking off the launch of their sold-out European tour....

Cindy Blackman Santana: Creating Freethinkers

Cindy Blackman Santana. Drummer, bandleader, and inspiration. An artist who continually pushes boundaries and strengthens the power of community. An artist who makes you feel,...

Entering The World of The Hat with Sultan Stevenson

Pianist, composer and rising star Sultan Stevenson has been making significant waves across the globe since the release of his debut album ‘Faithful One’ and winning...

Amy Gadiaga has arrived

Bassist, vocalist and composer Amy Gadiaga represents everything that is new and exciting in today’s jazz scene. Nominated last year as best newcomer by the Parliamentary Jazz...

Annie Chen and Guardians

Vocalist, composer, and bandleader Annie Chen recently shared her stunning new album Guardians with the world. Born in Beijing, but now based in New York, Annie brings a...

Wendy Kirkland at the Steinway 2-Piano Festival

The Steinway 2-Piano Festival is coming to London’s Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho with a stunning programme of nearly 40 renowned pianists from across the world performing from...

Germana Stella La Sorsa: Primary Colours

Singer and Storyteller Germana Stella La Sorsa is releasing her new album Primary Colours on January 26th. Supported by Help Musicians, released by 33 Jazz Records and distributed...

Bringing Jazz to Ladbroke Hall

Supporting and providing platforms for the Creative Arts is essential to its survival and I am always thrilled to hear of new initiatives across the world to ensure its longevity....

Celebrating the life and musical legacy of Barbara Thompson MBE

I was fortunate enough to interview Barbara Thompson a few years ago and opened my article with this statement: Barbara Thompson writes and performs for the saxophone like no...

Brandee Younger: Bringing New Life To The Harp

The award-winning composer, harpist and educator Brandee Younger has been kicking down doors since her first release Prelude in 2011. Six albums later, she was the first black...