European Jazz Tours

Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith takes his ‘Coltrane’ quartet on a six-date UK tour in November.

Smith formed the group in the early weeks of last year in the run-up to two fiftieth anniversaries – his own fiftieth birthday and the half-centenary of the death of John...

Eivind Aarset | Norwegian Fire | Euro Tour

Catching a live performance by Eivind Aarset, from Norway is like seeing Jimi Hendrix live but instead playing futuristic electronically-snared jazz, or at least that was the only...

The Legendary ‘People Band’ are making a rare European performance in Berlin

On Sunday 14th October the legendary People Band are making a rare European performance at Berlin ’s contemporary music venue ‘exploratorium’.  Formed in the late 1960’s...

Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition – on tour in Europe 2018

Rudesh Mahanthappa beautifully blends new technology into his Jazz music. – Nigel J. EiC @ JazzInEurope.com In the mid 60s through the mid 1970s, Western jazz and rock...

Chucho Valdés signs with Mack Avenue Records + October Euro Tour Dates

Last week US jazz label Mack Avenue announced that Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés will join the label for his coming album “Jazz Batá 2”. During his long and...

The Bad Plus – Newest release “Never Stop II.”

The Bad Plus is in transition to promoting their thirteenth and newest release “Never Stop II.” “Never Stop” was their seventh release back in 2010, and which has made the...

Jazzanova – The Berliners Who Helped to Spark a Rebirth of Jazz in Europe

Editors note: Jazzanova go on a European tour in September 2018, details included below. Jazzanova was a leader on the nu jazz/electrojazz scene since the mid-90s as a collective...

Interview with Jan Sturiale: Roadmaps + European Tour

Italian guitarist Jan Sturiale embarks on a European tour this summer to promote his latest album titled ‘Roadmaps’. The album is Sturiale’s fourth album to date and...

Carnegie Hall’s New Youth Jazz Orchestra – Debuts in Europe.

This summer, Carnegie Hall’s new National Youth Jazz Orchestra of the USA – NYO Jazz – comes together in its inaugural year for the ensemble’s historic first-ever...

Kamasi Washington – Euro Tour in Progress – Man with a Message!

There have been instances when jazz artists have crossed over into soul or pop with a political message, and vice versa for extraordinary achievements, as singular recordings (one...

An Interview with French Pianist Laurent De Wilde

To say French Pianist Laurent de Wilde is a versatile musician is an understatement. Not only is Laurent an award winning jazz pianist, he is also a highly respected composer and...