CD Reviews

CD Review: Galleass, Short Stories

Italian guitarist and composer Antonio Marzinotto releases his brilliant new album with his Galleass project, Short Stories. An artist whose work, I feel, is not given the...

CD Review: Tokunbo, Golden Days

It is rare these days, in the music world, that you come across music that fills your soul with joy from the first moment you hear their music, as unfortunately it seems a lot of...

CD Review: Sameka, Introducing Sameka

Introducing Sameka, as the title eludes to, is the debut album from the German band of the same name. Released on the German label Mons Records, the album contains mostly original...

CD Review: Germana Stella La Sorsa, Vapour

Last month , Italian jazz vocalist Germana Stella La Sorsa released her debut album titled “Vapour” on the British label 33 Jazz. La Sorsa, now resident in London, has...

Album Review: Tara Minton and Ed Babar, Two For The Road

When I think of the harp, I tend to think of ethereal sounds; a kind of reimagining  of what the world would sound like captured in momentary bliss. I would imagine a kind of...

Album Review: Paul Jost, While We Were Gone.

Since first hearing his 2019 release “Simple Life”, I have to admit I’ve become quite a fan of New York based vocalist Paul Jost. That said, when his latest...

Autumnal Bliss!

An amazing array of music for all our readers as chosen by Jazz in Europe’s senior writer, Erminia Yardley I have decided that Autumn and Winter are not bad seasons after all. ...

Album Review: Marcin Wasilewski Trio, En attendant

“En attendant” is the latest work of the polish pianist Marcin Wasilewsky and marks his seventh release for the German label ECM (and the fifth exclusively with his trio). The...

ALBUM REVIEW: AMI OPRENOVA ‘PRECIOUS DAYS’

Brand new album ‘Precious Days’ from Bulgarian jazz vocalist, composer and band leader Ami Oprenova features 9 original tracks (3 co-written with guitarist Daniele...

Charlotte Keeffe: Right Here, Right Now

This summer prolific English improvising trumpeter and composer Charlotte Keeffe released her latest album Right Here, Right Now. Lavishly showcasing her accomplishment and...

Album Review: Fay Claassen & David Linx – And Still We Sing

As a self confessed fan of jazz vocals and for that matter big band music, when I received the latest album from Fay Claassen and David Linx together with the WDR big Band to...