Artists

Rembrandt Frerichs – A return to the hipness of modern jazz

inJazz Interview – In the spotlights #1: first published, 10 April 2020. No less than 4 groups from the Netherlands were announced for the European Jazz Meeting during...

Interview: Marco Piccioni and the Beauty of Isolation

Italian guitarist, composer and free diver Marco Piccioni is, as the Evening Standard says, ‘a force to be reckoned with’. Born in Turin, Italy, Marco studied with Italian...

The Magical Joan Chamorro

As well as an artist in his own right, the superb Spanish multi-instrumentalist Joan Chamorro, is the founder and director of the incredible Sant Andreu Jazz Band, a Jazz youth...

Interview: Nuphar Fey speaks about her road to Serenity Island!

Recently Israeli pianist Nuphar Fey released her latest album on the Belgium based Hypnote label titled “Serenity Island”. Recently I had the pleasure of reviewing this album...

Filippo Cosentino: The art of Baritone Guitar

It could be said that Filippo Cosentino is one of the most polyhedral guitarists currently on the modern Italian scene. Firstly his background in Pop and Blues music gives him a...

Nilson Matta & Felipe Galganni – Samba Meets Jazz and more.

Recently we published a news item alerting our readers that in April this year, the Samba Meets Jazz Workshops, directed by Brazilian-born, Nilson Matta (bassist for, Trio da Paz,...

Interview: Alison Rayner steps out of the shadows

Award-winning Bassist and composer Alison Rayner has been an integral part of the Jazz scene since the mid-70s. She has toured all the major international jazz venues and...

Interview: Maria Schneider speaks about, Data Lords.

To most jazz aficionados Maria Schneider needs little or no introduction however, for those less familiar with her body of work a short recap of her distinguished career would...

Bria Skonberg, Making Things Happen!

Award-winning Canadian born trumpeter, singer and songwriter Bria Skonberg is causing quite a storm. Having won the vocal jazz album Jono award in 2017 and nominated again in...

Bob Mintzer on the WDR Big Band and more.

As a saxophonist and arranger myself, it was a true honour to interview Bob Mintzer, a musician who I’ve admired ever since I began playing the saxophone. Having written well...

Carsten Dahl, Painting Music.

Carsten Dahl is one of the most impressive European Jazz pianists around today. During his career, Carsten has appeared on over 250 recordings and produced 30 albums of his own....