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The Yellowjackets, An Interview with Russell Ferrante.

No one could deny that the Yellowjackets have been a creative force in the jazz world since their formation in 1981. Earlier this month the band released there latest album...

Interview | Bob James, Espresso and more.

August the 31st will see the release of Bob James new solo album titled “Espresso” on the Evosound label. This album marks his first solo album since the 2006 release,...

Interview with Miriam Ast & Victor Gutierrez.

Recently we reviewed a CD by German Vocalist and Sax player Miriam Ast and Spanish pianist Victor Gutierrez. These two young musicians met during their studies at Royal Academy of...

An interview with saxophonist Paul Heller

German based Saxophonist Paul Heller could easily rank as one of the most prolific jazz players on the European scene at the moment. At the age of 47 Paul has produced 11 albums...

Interview: Bobby Sanabria, West Side Story, Puerto Rico & More

Bobby Sanabria is a noted drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, educator and Latin / Afro Cuban historian. He has had a highly successful career for many years recording and...

The Zurich Jazz Orchestra, An interview with Steffen Schorn

Formed in 1995 the Zurich Jazz Orchestra has rightly earned it’s place among Europe’s top professional Big Bands. From it’s humble beginnings as a rehearsal band and...

Beverley Beirne, Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun | Interview.

Today sees the release of British vocalist Beverley Beirne’s first single from her upcoming CD “Jazz Just Wants to have Fun”. Raised on a diet of Jazz and 80s pop...

An Interview with the Hazelrigg Brothers.

Recently a good friend tipped me on a great album from the Hazelrigg Brothers. On first listen I was staggered about the quality of this album and wanted to know why we’ve...

An interview with the Artvark Saxophone Quartet.

The Netherlands based Artvark Saxophone Quartet is one ensemble that can truly be called unique. In the first instance, saxophone Quartets are not the most common type of ensemble...

An Interview with E.J. Strickland | On Tour in Europe

New York based drummer E.J. Strickland belongs to the generation of jazz artists that rose from the City’s jazz scene in the 1990’s. Having worked as a sideman for...

Terri Lyne Carrington talks about Women in Jazz to Fiona Ross.

Terri Lynne Carrington is a Grammy award winning drummer, educator and producer and was the first woman to win the Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. She has worked with an...