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Simon Lasky | About the Moment – CD Review

UK based pianist/ composer, Simon Lasky recently released his follow-up album to his debut release, “Story Inside”. Titled “About The Moment”, this new CD sees Simon in a...

Laurent De Wilde | New Monk Trio – CD Review

The New Monk Trio album sees a return to the piano trio format for French pianist Laurent De Wilde. The Album was initially released last year to the French market only however on...

Reggie Washington | Rainbow Shadows Vol2, CD Review

This album is the follow up to Reggie Washington’s successful 2015 release Rainbow Shadows Vol 1 and the continuation of his tribute to Jef Lee Johnson. This month marks 5...

Blue Note Launches Subscription Box Series

Blue Note Records have announced the introduction of a new vinyl subscription series titled Blue Note Review. Blue Note president Don Was stated “The digital transformation of...

TJP | Peace and Love CD Review

Rating:  When it comes to repertoire most albums I receive for review contain either original material, Standards or a mix of both. Every now and then you see a treatment of a...

CD Review | Christian Sands “Reach”

New York based pianist Christian Sands at the ripe old age of 28 has already built a large discography both as a leader and sideman. His latest release “Reach” is his début...

Rogier Telderman and Vincent Houdijk win the Dutch “Young VIP” award.

The VIP (Association of Jazz and Improvised Music Venues) is a joint venture consisting of 25 of the premier jazz clubs in the Netherlands. Each year the programmers for these...

Featured Gig | Maciek Pysz Quartet at London’s Vortex

The Quartet led by Guitarist and Composer Maciek Pysz will be playing music from the critically acclaimed album “Insight” as well as music from their upcoming album ‘A...

606 Jazz Club & Fulham Palace present “Jazz on the Lawn”

The 606 Club, one of London’s leading jazz & live music venues, joins with Fulham Palace- one of the borough’s most distinguished historic landmarks – to present...

Ola Onabule signs international recording deal.

Ola Onabule announced today his signing to New York based jazz and world music label Dot Time Records.  His first release under the new contract will be titled “It’s The...