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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...

Preview: Billie Holiday through a new lens.

New Black Films have announced the UK theatrical release of an incredible new documentary on the legend Billie Holiday. Directed by Emmy nominated James Erskine and co-produced by...

CD Review: Clare Cope ‘Small World’

Composer and pianist Clare Cope has released a stunning debut album entitled ‘Small World’. Inspired by her love of travelling and human experiences and connections, Clare...

The Universal Language of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are an incredible band of seven brothers, who have established their unique and vibrant sound through not only superb musicality, but through...

CD Review: Barrett Martin, Scattered Diamonds.

It is always exciting to me when a new Barrett Martin album comes across my desk. Released in August, ‘Scattered Diamonds’ is incredibly, his 9th studio album and does not...

Vertaal: Paradigm Shifting

London based nu-jazz duo, Vertaal have been kicking up quite a storm in the past year. Having played at key venues and festivals including Ronnie Scott’s, Jazz Café, Cambridge...

Tony Kofi ‘Portrait of Cannonball’ at the 606 Club: Review

Released in April, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi’s ‘Another Kind of Soul’ is a stunning album which explores the music of Cannonball Adderley from the mid-50s Miles...

Ruby Turner, From Jamaica to the world.

Ruby Turner MBE has been captivating audiences around the world for many years. Her first solo album in 1986 ‘Women Take Up All the Sky’ had producers including Womack and...

We Must Rise Together…

While the world is so full of heartache, pain, and anguish, I have been wanting to put my thoughts down about the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement but have struggled to...

Lunchtime Lockdown: Jo Harrop

Welcome to our lunchtime lockdown series. Here at Jazz in Europe, we wanted to take some time and speak to artists in the Jazz industry, all across the world, about how life is...