Artists

In the land of Erik Leuthäuser,

German vocalist Erik Leuthäuser is known for his unique ability to tell a story and find connections between the past and present. He has ventured into that grey area between...

Interview: Denis Gäbel – Mingus and More

Recently German based saxophonist Denis Gäbel’s latest album, the “Mingus Sessions” landed in my Jazz In Europe inbox. After hearing the recording and discovering the...

Ilaria Capalbo: The Queen of Resilience

Bassist and composer Ilaria Capalbo recently released her brilliant album, Karthago, her first as a leader. Already established in the scene as an exceptional bassist, having...

Something New: Incantation with Emma Rawicz

Welcome to the fourth interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New with Esther Bennett’. Exploring new albums through conversation directly with the artist to...

Natalie Greffel: The True Art of Curation

Award-winning recording artist, instrumentalist, composer and arranger Natalie Greffel has just added a significant achievement to her already inspired portfolio – curator...

Camille Thurman: Breaking Barriers.

Artists like Camille Thurman don’t come along all that often. We often speak of the Jazz greats, the heroes, the trail blazers but we rarely see a legend developing in front of...

Cologne based trio “By The Way” debuts with new album.

Earlier this year the German based jazz label Mons Records released “Time For Blue”, the debut release by Cologne based trio “By The Way”. Founded in 2019,...

Interview: Bassist Dominik Schürmann speaks about Moons Ago and more.

Earlier this year Swiss double bass player Dominik Schürmann released his latest CD titled “Moons Ago” on the German jazz label Mons Records. Having recently reviewed...

Sylwester Ostrowski: How jazzcats always land on their feet

The last year and a half have been turbulent for the live music industry, and that hasn’t been any different in jazz. Somehow though, one small city in western Poland has...

Interview: Simon Zauels speaks about his new band SAMEKA.

Recently I reviewed German based fusion band SAMEKA’s debut release, aptly titled „Introducing Sameka“ on German jazz label Mons Records (Ed: read Simone’s review here)....

Steffen Schorn speaks about the Zurich Jazz Orchestra’s CD trilogy.

Earlier this year the Zurich Jazz Orchestra released the third and final album in the trilogy of recordings conducted by and featuring compositions and arrangements from Steffen...