Tony Ozuna Author

Eclectic Jazz at Colours of Ostrava International Music Festival July 17-20, 2019

Jazz has a more eclectic profile than usual at this year’s Colours of Ostrava 2019, as an assorted lot from the relentless march of Sons of Kemet, who seem to be perfectly...

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics – A Super Afro-Jazz & Soul Affair

Orlando Julius is an illustrious and veteran Afro-jazz, Afro-soul, Afrobeat saxophonist from Nigeria leading The Heliocentrics, a younger generation neo-psychedelic jazz groove...

Rotem Sivan – Guitar Fury Revisits the Standards & Beyond on Euro Tour

In 1961, John Coltrane collaborating with McCoy Tyner, Elvin Jones, and others turned a couple of non-jazz standards, the traditional English folk song, “Greensleeves” and the...

Joe Lovano’s “Trio Tapestry” – Produced by Manfred Eicher (ECM) Euro Tour

For arguably the most prestigious of jazz labels, Blue Note, the tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano has recorded as a leader, more than twenty albums beginning with “Landmarks” in...

The Sun Ra Arkestra – Marshall Allen’s 95th Birthday Celebration Euro Tour

Calling Planet Earth – Playing the Music of Sun Ra into Infinity The Sun Ra Arkestra has been together since 1952, and according to the group’s director and alto...

Gogo Penguin Music to Close Your Eyes + Euro Tour Dates.

Gogo Penguin is hailed as one of the most recent breakthroughs on the contemporary British jazz scene, especially since this Manchester-based group got signed to Blue Note Records...

Alpha Mist-Jazz transcends London’s world of grime and hip-hop+Euro Tour

The sombre or misty jazz of Alfa Mist arose from his earlier efforts as a grime and hip-hop producer, who was raised in Newham, East London. Alfa Mist taught himself how to play...

Noname on the Jazz & Indie circuit in Europe in April

One of the freshest young American hip-hop/rappers, and a victorious slam poet, Noname, is on a European tour with her band including performances in some reputable jazz and indie...

Yazz Ahmed Quartet – Psychedelic Arabic Jazz – March Euro Tour

She has been called “the High Priestess of Psychedelic Arabic Jazz” by at least one rave reviewer, as a trumpet and flugelhorn player more influenced by Mulato Astake’s deep...

Facing Up to Life’s Challenges – Justin Kauflin on Tour in Europe

The blind American jazz pianist, Justin Kauflin, born 1986, established an extraordinary friendship with his mentor, the legendary swing jazz trumpeter, Clark Terry (1920-2015),...

World Wide Competition Jazz World Photo 2019

The World Wide Competition Jazz World Photo 2019, 6th edition, is open to submissions until the 31 st of January 2019. The competition welcomes both professionals and amateurs...