Articles

Miles Davis “Bitches Brew” – A brief look at the albums impact.

On 30 March, 1970 the jazz world was rocked with the release of Miles Davis’ album Bitches Brew. The album proved to be a huge commercial success selling well over a million...

ArtistShare: Brian Camelio speaks…

ArtistShare Records was founded in 2001 and is widely accredited as being the first online “Fan Funding” platform. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking in-depth with...

Swing Master: The Abstract Truth of Sem van Gelder.

Welcome to the Vinyl Corner, a new column by Jazz Vinyl aficionado Jan Fritz. In each edition of the magazine, Jan will present interesting interviews, news and opinion and the...

A Great Day in Prague: 101 Czech Jazz Musicians

Since last year Prague has had posters everywhere reminding Czech citizens of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution; “30 Years of Freedom,” state the posters showing a...

Connie Han, Honouring the Tradition.

Los Angeles based pianist Connie Han debuted in 2018 with her album “Crime Zone”. The album garnered rave reviews from almost all major jazz media outlets including this fine...

Michael Janisch, Worlds Collide.

Bassist Michael Janisch is one of those unstoppable musicians that seems to thrive on having his fingers firmly planted in a multitude of pies. As a U.S. expat living in London,...

Christian McBride speaks with Darrell Craig Harris.

As a fellow bass player, it was my pleasure to have the opportunity to chat with Christian McBride, an artist I deeply admire. To set the scene allow me to give you an overview of...

Binker Golding, A true Artist at Heart

When I was first asked to write a feature on saxophonist Binker Golding, I literally jumped at the chance. I have total respect for this talented musician who is also a very...

Chris Potter, From Circuits to Good Hope.

Born in Chicago; Chris Potter has emerged as one of the leading jazz saxophonists to date. After moving to New York to attend college, Chris became a frequent face on the local...

Zev Feldman, Label Feature, Resonance Records

Since its foundation in 2008, award-winning Los Angeles based label Resonance Records has carved out a stellar reputation for its historical releases. Releases by artists such as...

Nat King Cole, Will Friedwald speaks about his legacy.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nat King Cole, easily one of America’s most iconic African American musicians of his time. While largely known for his...