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CD Review | Maciek Pysz “A Journey”

Maciek Pysz is an artist that has been on my radar form some time now. Originally from Poland Maciek moved to London in 2003 and quickly established himself as one of the rising...

Featured Gig | Norbert Kögging | Rabotheater Hengelo

This coming Saturday dutch vocalist Norbert Kögging will launch is new CD ‘Sketches of Ordinary Life’ with a concert in the Rabo Theater in Hengelo the Netherlands....

Evan Christopher’s Django à la Créole Tours Europe

European Gypsy swing meets the music and rhythms of “le monde Creole” in this seductive and captivating project led by New Orleans-based clarinetist Evan Christopher....

CD Review | Ola Onabule: “It’s The Peace That Deafens”

By: Peter McLaren | Photo’s courtesy of the artist It was earlier this year that I first became aware of the British-Nigerian vocalist Ola Onabule. It was  after reading...

Chick Corea, Casandra Wilson & Stanley Clarke play JazznoJazz Festival

The 17th edition of the Zurich Jazzfestival jazznojazz promises to be captivating with its exciting mix of urban jazz, soul sounds, and jazz fusion grooves. Sponsored by the...

New York Round Midnight | Netherlands largest jazz production

Beginning September 2015, Dutch jazz fans will be treated to a theater production featuring an all stare line up, the Crème de la Crème, of the Dutch jazz scene. With more than...

James Tormé headlines Rye Jazz & Blues 2015

The 2015 edition of the Rye Jazz And Blues festival kicks off on the 27th of August and presents 4 days of Jazz, Blues and more in the medieval market town of Rye in East Sussex....

Featured Gig | The Majamisty Trio – Pizza Express – Aug 30

Sunday 30 August will see the London debut of Serbian pianist Maja Alvanovic. at Pizza Express Soho. The Majamisty Trio from Novi Sad, Serbia comprises of Maja Alvanovic (piano),...

Featured Gig | Jason Rebello Trio – 606 Jazz Club London

On Thursday August the 6th, London’s 606 Jazz Club will welcome back one of the finest pianists in Europe, Jason Rebello, for an intimate gig that will be a rare chance to...

Featured Gig | Erin Dickins – Ronnie Scott’s London

Co-Founder of the Manhattan Transfer, Erin Dickins will perform a one-off London date at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club on August 2nd. The Show starts at 12:00pm and will also...

Maciek Pysz Announces November Tour Dates

Guitar virtuoso Maciek Pysz is pleased to announce a comprehensive 19 date tour of the UK in support of the upcoming release of his second album ‘A Journey’. Joined by his...