Events

Hannah Horton and Sophisticated Giants

Women in Jazz Media presents ‘Maxine Gordon – Sophisticated Giants’, an evening of celebration of the inspirational work of award-winning Arts Advocate, Jazz Historian,...

International Women’s Day: Alexis Corey at The Bedford

International Women’s Day is an annual global event that began in the 1900s, having been honoured for the first time in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland on 19 March...

Jazz in Art: In Conversation with Ley Loosh

Throughout the EFG London Jazz Festival, we at Women in Jazz Media are holding a jazz art and photography exhibition, showcasing some of the leading artist and photographers from...

From Giant Steps to J Steps

J Steps is a fantastic new initiative in jazz led by UK jazz saxophonist Hannah Horton as part of Guildhall Young Artists, in Saffron Walden, England. Hannah has formulated a band...

jazzahead! 2020 – Large ensembles and female empowerment…

Showcase applications for Bremen’s 2020 jazz trade fair reach a new record level… The two main themes which emerge from the application round for the 40 showcase slots at...

Eclectic Jazz at Colours of Ostrava International Music Festival July 17-20, 2019

Jazz has a more eclectic profile than usual at this year’s Colours of Ostrava 2019, as an assorted lot from the relentless march of Sons of Kemet, who seem to be perfectly...

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics – A Super Afro-Jazz & Soul Affair

Orlando Julius is an illustrious and veteran Afro-jazz, Afro-soul, Afrobeat saxophonist from Nigeria leading The Heliocentrics, a younger generation neo-psychedelic jazz groove...

UNESCO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY – April 30, 2019

In November 2011, UNESCO officially declared April 30 “International Jazz Day”. UNESCO wants to emphasise the importance of jazz and its diplomatic role in the unity...

Porgy and Bess host Book Release panel discussion on “The History of European Jazz”

Last October, we published Peter Jones review of the epic work “The History of European Jazz” edited by Francesco Martinelli. This review was one of the most popular...

Jason Miles reports from Jazz Congress 2019 in New York.

Editors note: Grammy award-winning producer Jason Miles attended this year’s Jazz Congress 2019 in New York.  All of our team really appreciate Jason and his support. ...

jazzahead! 2019 – More Youth, and more multinational projects

Plenty of new names, unexpected instrumental combinations, an increased presence of female artists, interesting multinational projects … these are just some of the main...