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The Camilla George Band – Now is Their Time

The London-based saxophonist Camilla George was dubbed “The Golden Girl of Jazz” by The Evening Standard, after the release of her debut album “Isang” in 2016. This one...

Arthur Hnatek Trio & Swims

The Swiss drummer Arthur Hnatek has an explosive solo project, SWIMS, with acoustic improvisation on a mound of drums/percussion and effects combined with prepared electronics,...

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque: Latin Jazz without Machismo

Jane Bunnett is a soprano saxophonist and flautist from Canada, and she is also band leader of Maqueque, who is an inspiring all-woman Latin Jazz and Afro-Cubano group from Cuba....

The Theo Croker Quartet – Connecting the Dots.

The artwork on the album cover of Theo Croker’s new release BLK2LIFE // A FUTURE PAST (2021) recalls the psychedelic cover of “Bitches Brew” (1969) by Miles Davis. And with...

Anthony Braxton – Diamond Curtain Wall Trio

Anthony Braxton, who turned 76-years-old in June, is touring Europe with his Diamond Curtain Wall Trio featuring Adam Matlock, who is an American experimental accordionist, and a...

Makaya McCravan Channels the Late Gil Scott-Heron

The young drummer Makaya McCraven has been working up blistering jazz grooves with a poignant message on his latest recording. Born in Paris, France, but established now as the...

Madeleine Peyroux, Careless Love Forever.

When Madeleine Peyroux made her debut on the album “Dreamland” (in 1996), she began it with Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Her voice is much more...

A Drummer’s Summit at this year’s Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2021

The Dobršská brána International Music Festival keeps to its tradition and ambition with another year of first-rate musicians from across Europe including the Czech Republic....

“Hope” over Gloom – Tomáš Liška & Invisible World

In these times of a sometimes hopeless horizon for musicians due to the more-or-less cultural shutdown for live performances in clubs and concert halls, a revival of prescient...

Jazz & the Accordion at the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2020

Jazz & the Accordion at the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2020—A Gate to the World of Music in South Bohemia The Dobršská brána International Music...

Kenny Werner: Soul Call Revisited

Kenny Werner is a well-seasoned pianist, and a motivational figure for inspiring musical creativity for the good of mankind. Instead of a planned duet performance with Chandrika...