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Jean-Michel Pilc : Alive – Live at Dièse Onze, Montréal

Spontaneity may well be the most important element of jazz expression… the immediacy of creativity in its purest and most adventurous manifestation. For the extraordinary...

CD Review: Sameka, Introducing Sameka

Introducing Sameka, as the title eludes to, is the debut album from the German band of the same name. Released on the German label Mons Records, the album contains mostly original...

Interview, the New York Duo speak about Higher Perception.

Recently guitarist Christian Zatta and pianist Robinson de Montmollin released their debut album titled Higher Perception under the name the “New York Duo” on the...

CD Review: Germana Stella La Sorsa, Vapour

Last month , Italian jazz vocalist Germana Stella La Sorsa released her debut album titled “Vapour” on the British label 33 Jazz. La Sorsa, now resident in London, has...

Tommy Remon Quartet – Eagle Peak

Over the last year Tom Remon has created a fine reputation as one of the next generation of UK jazz musicians. A graduate from Middlesex University, and former attendee of the...

Bruno Micetic: the blaze of versatility

Bruno Micetic is not just a musician. When speaking with him you soon realize that he has the ability to change your state of mind and fill your day with plenty of cheerfulness....

Album Review: Marcin Wasilewski Trio, En attendant

“En attendant” is the latest work of the polish pianist Marcin Wasilewsky and marks his seventh release for the German label ECM (and the fifth exclusively with his trio). The...

The Italian Festival series: “Concerti delle Abbazie”

I am really happy to introduce this series of interviews I will be publishing with some of the most committed and passionate artistic directors in the Italian Jazz Festival world....

Marco Brunetti: A human prodigy of the tubes

Editors Note: It’s our policy to largely give our writers “carte blanch” when it comes to the subjects they choose to write about. During my life in music I have...

Adrian Oropeza, Desafio.

In the recent past Mexico has produced a series of interesting jazz talents with some of them are obtaining well deserved recognition in their home country and also...

CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...