European Jazz Tours

Yazz Ahmed Quartet – Psychedelic Arabic Jazz – March Euro Tour

She has been called “the High Priestess of Psychedelic Arabic Jazz” by at least one rave reviewer, as a trumpet and flugelhorn player more influenced by Mulato Astake’s deep...

Facing Up to Life’s Challenges – Justin Kauflin on Tour in Europe

The blind American jazz pianist, Justin Kauflin, born 1986, established an extraordinary friendship with his mentor, the legendary swing jazz trumpeter, Clark Terry (1920-2015),...

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet – The Critics’ Choice on Tour in Europe

On many best of the 2018 lists of jazz critics, Ambrose Akinmusire’s release “Origami Harvest” (Blue Note) is another addition to the crop of jazz greets both street rappers...

Marc Ribot Ceramic Dog – Hear Them Growl Euro Tour Nov/Dec 2018

Marc Ribot’s trio Ceramic Dog initially called itself a free jazz meets punk-funk, experimental-psychedelic, post-electronica collective. Beyond that, Ribot is a legendary...

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...