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Kamasi Washington – Euro Tour in Progress – Man with a Message!

There have been instances when jazz artists have crossed over into soul or pop with a political message, and vice versa for extraordinary achievements, as singular recordings (one...

The Donny McCaslin Group: Going “Beyond Now”+May Euro Dates

Donny McCaslin began touring his recording “Beyond Now” (on Motema) in early 2017, and the interest in this one was exceptional: McCaslin’s “Beyond Now” tour was partly...

The Brad Mehldau Trio. New Kinda Cool Jazz+May Euro Tour

The Brad Mehldau Trio is touring Europe with a new album, “Seymour Reads the Constitution” (Nonesuch, 2018). Their previous studio recording “Blues and Ballads” (2016)...

Prince of Drums – Jojo Mayer/Nerve – Euro Tour.

“Reverse-engineering” is the term drummer Jojo Mayer uses to describe his New York-based group Nerve, whose live sound is inspired by electronic beats. However, their sound...

Gregory Porter’s European Jazz tour continues to the end of May 2018

Jazz vocalist Gregory Porter is touring his newest album “Nat King Cole & Me” (Blue Note 2017) with songs recorded or inspired by one of his earliest and strongest...

Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet tours Europe in early April

Tomasz Stanko is a singular trumpeter and veteran on the European jazz scene, and with his New York quartet with three high profile younger players, it’s an opportunity to see...

Doug Hammond – A Detroit Jazz Legend with New Roots in Europe

Doug Hammond is an extraordinary jazz musician, composer, poet and writer who began recording on the legendary Detroit-based label Tribe in the early 1970s. He has worked with...

International solo jazz piano recitals at the Antonín Dvořák Museum in Prague

Antonín Dvořák predicted the advent of jazz in the late 19th century. This significant late 19th century Czech composer, best known for his “New World Symphony,” composed...

Moses Sumney – Should keep on Moanin’ Nov Euro Tour dates

In a short interview on the French La Blogotheque, the young American vocalist and guitarist Moses Sumney recalls his first time in Paris, a few years ago, when he was forced to...

Jason Moran – Celebrating Thelonious Monk & European Tour dates

Jason Moran has become one of the most prominent jazz pianists on the scene (born 1975 in Houston, Texas). He is also a composer, an artist, curator and a MacArthur Genius grant...

A Little Jazz Festival That Greets the World – Oct 10 -14th, 2017

“Jazz Goes to Town” in Hradec Kralove, East Bohemia—A Little Jazz Festival That Greets the World October 10-14th, 2017 Jazz Goes to Town is an international music festival...