Concert Reviews

Concert Review | The Hot Sardines – Ronnie Scott’s

By: Erminia Yardley | Photo’s Carl Hyde The Hot Sardines played Ronnie Scott’s last week with one debut show comprising of two shows (one at 7.30pm and the other at...

Concert Review | Jazzahead Showcases and Clubnight.

Last Saturday I had the chance to make the yearly pilgrimage to Bremen for the 2016 edition of Jazzahead. Jazzahead has grown to become one of the most important events on the...

Concert Review | Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter and the Jazz@Lincoln Centre orchestra

The Barbican Centre, Mr Wynton Marsalis with Mr Wayne Shorter and the Jazz@Lincoln Centre orchestra (J@LCO). Could it get any better? The Barbican Centre, Mr Wynton Marsalis with...

Festival Flashes from Jazz Middelheim (Antwerp)

Jazz Middelheim in the Belgian city of Antwerp will celebrate it’s 35th edition next year. This years 34th edition was another success, festival organizers pleased with more...

Live Review | Ola Onabule at the Mundus Festival in Italy – July 16th 2015

In the hottest July ever in Italy, in a beautiful Villa in Casalgrande, Reggio Emilia, where each year a three day jazz festival (The Mundus Festival) is hosted, I found my chance...

Gig Review | The Blockheads Ipswich 24th July 2015

To say The Blockheads have still got it is a bit of an understatement and tonight, on a rainy, cool July Friday night, the Music Room in the backwaters of Ipswich was the venue at...

Festival Flashes from Gent Jazz 2015 (part Two)

By: Peter Beije | Photos: Maurits van Hout This year the Gent Jazz Festival attracted a record number of visitors. During the seven day festival a total of 38,000 visitors were...

Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House Ensemble at Ipswich Jazz Club

‘ Do you know he is one of the best players alive today?’ someone asked me recently about Gilad Atzmon. I did not know how to reply because for me, Gilad is distinctive and...

Festival Flashes from Gent Jazz 2015 (part one)

By: Peter Beije | Photos: Maurits van Hout The musical highlight of the first part of Gent Jazz was the concert by the Charles Lloyd Quartet. Other memorable performances came...

Summer Jazz Cycle Tour 2014 | Groningen, The Netherlands

Text and Photos by: Eddy Westveer The 28th edition of the “Summer Jazz Cycle Tour” looks like another successful edition. Hundreds of cyclists found the path through the...

Festival Flash | Jazz Middelheim 2014, Day 3&4

Text Peter Beije | photo’s Eddy Westveer Day Three In the morning at the rehearsal and sound check, it became clear that this would be an exceptional tribute to Toots...