CD Reviews

CD Review: Saso Popovski Trio, Fallen Land

Many years ago I composed a song called “Una lunga conversazione” ( A long conversation) dedicated to a beautiful young lady. We used to talk a lot on the phone and even...

CD Review: Christian Sands, Be Water

Pianist Christian Sands recently released his latest album on Mack Avenue Records titled “Be Water”. Christian is no stranger to Jazz In Europe, in fact, he was...

Eric Ineke and Tineke Postma: Beautiful tribute to Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker was born 100 years ago. The alto saxophonist became one of the founders of the bebop, the type of music that gave jazz a new dimension after the swing period. For...

3 albums not to miss…

I have been away for a while, dear readers, and, for that, I apologize. I have missed writing for you, but in these difficult times of Covid, one has to diversify and almost turn...

“Peek-A-Boo with Mister M” Rony Verbiest convinces us!

You have to call Rony Verbiest a multi-instrumentalist. Saxophone and clarinet, accordion, bandoneon and harmonica. These are the instruments with which he sends his messages out...

Pepa Niebla | Renaissance

Vocalist and composer Pepa Niebla released “Renaissance”, her first album of original compositions following her releases Pepa Niebla Project and Pepa Niebla &...

CD Review: Radio Bévort | Blik.

I’ve always been a fan of Scandinavian Jazz and when this recording by Radio Bévort, a group lead by Danish saxophonist and composer Pernille Bévort, landed in my inbox I...

CD Review: Soulcrane feat. Matthew Halpin, “Another Step We Take”

Some time back I received a new album from German trumpeter Matthias Schwengler and his band Soulcrane titled “Another Step We Take”. The Band name at first glance is...

CD Review – Jo Harrop and Jamie McCredie ‘Weathering the Storm’

The sleeve notes on the debut album from this incredible duo, tell us that ‘All of these songs communicate the universal aspects of human emotion in the face of change, whether...

CD Review: Emilia Vancini and Augusto Pirodda | And If You Fall, You Fall

I hate to say this, but often when first picking up an album for review I find I have already formed an opinion before even listening to the recording. The art-work, packaging,...

CD Review: Östergren Strömkvist trio, Liam’s Labyrinth

On the 29th of May, the Östergren Strömkvist Trio released their debut album “Liam’s Labyrinth”. The album contains new original material and although...