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Jan Sturiale | The journey of Electric Water

By MARTA RAMON | Photo’s courtesy of the artist In September last year Marta Ramon met with Italian guitarist Jan Sturiale to speak about his work in progress “Electric...

Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival | June 18 to 21

June 18 will see the launch of the first edition of the Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival in Kamnik Slovenia. The four day festival will be held at the historical castle...

Yass | The Jazz, the Filth and the Fury

By W. OLEKSIAK | courtesy of CULTURE.PL The Polish jazz scene is without doubt one of the most interesting in Europe, the problem is that most people outside of Poland don’t...

Jazz Middelheim can’t do without the music of Toots Thielemans

By PETER BEIJE | Photos BRUNO BOLLAERT ‘The Music of Toots Thielemans’ is the title of the main program on the Saturday evening of Jazz Middelheim. The Antwerp jazz...

Kenny Werner on Toots Thielemans

‘There will never be another one like Toots’ – Kenny Werner We published Peter Beije’s article on the Toots Thielemans tribute at the coming Jazz Middelheim...

Linley Hamilton: Right On The Wavelength

By IAN PATTERSON  | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Trumpeter Linley Hamilton has been a mainstay of the Northern Irish jazz scene for well over two decades. An in-demand session...

Sun Ra | One hundred years on.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Sun Ra’s arrival on earth. While the above statement may seem to be a strange introduction for those unfamiliar with Sun Ra’s...

Darcy James Argue headlines Ghent Jazz Festival

A long-held dream comes true, says Director Bertrand Flamang of Ghent Jazz Festival. ,, We have managed to get Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society to come over to...

An Interview with Spanish Guitarist Roc Calvet

Catalan guitarist Roc Calvet has released a new album as a leader, ‘A strange kind of beauty‘ (Whataboutmusic, 2013). With this new work he sets up his character as a composer...

Jim Mullen receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Scottish Jazz Awards

Singer Alison Affleck, saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, and long-serving BBC radio producer Keith Loxam were among the prize winners at the...

Valencia swings

Our Spanish contributor, Marta Ramon provides us with a round up of this years jazz festivals in Valencia Spain. Five festivals in five Valencian towns have made the Mediterranean...