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Rein de Graaff: Entrepreneur in swing

By Peter Beije | Featured Photo – Eddy Westveer Pianist Rein de Graaff is an entrepreneur in jazz. During the last 35 years he has invited dozens of American musicians to...

An interview with Yosuke Sato

by Enrique Alonso, photos courtesy of Yosuke Sato Recently I was in the middle of a enthusiastic audience enjoying a concert by the Gregory Porter Quintet at a well recognized...

Artist Interview | Mike McKoy

From Luton (UK) to Valencia (Spain) in a personal and professional trip that has brought him to find his inner voice after thirty years of playing in important venues as Ronnie...

Featured Artist | Fabien Aubry, Part 1

By: Marta Ramon The adjective that better defines this musician is proactive. Fabien Aubry never stops: playing, composing, arranging, orchestrating, producing and teaching. Since...

Featured Artist | Fabien Aubry, Part 2

Read Part 1 of the interview here MR: This is your second year teaching in Berklee Valencia. What do you teach? FA: Berklee-Valencia is Berklee’s first international campus in...

A Jazz Talk with Dee Dee Bridgewater

By Yannick Ilunga | Courtesy of  The Jazz Spotlight After having had great guests like Dave Holland, Jamie Cullum and Michael League of Snarky Puppy on The Jazz Spotlight...

Jan Sturiale | The journey of Electric Water

By MARTA RAMON | Photo’s courtesy of the artist In September last year Marta Ramon met with Italian guitarist Jan Sturiale to speak about his work in progress “Electric...

The Passion Of Lorenzo Tucci

By ROBIN ARENDS | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Drummer Lorenzo Tucci is an important part of the thriving Italian jazz scene and a musician drawn to experimental settings. He...

An Interview with Spanish Guitarist Roc Calvet

Catalan guitarist Roc Calvet has released a new album as a leader, ‘A strange kind of beauty‘ (Whataboutmusic, 2013). With this new work he sets up his character as a composer...

Jan Sturiale | The new studio album Electric Water

Jan Sturiale is part of the unconventional group of jazz musicians that mix the tradition of creative jazz language with the spirit of rock music and a classical background. His...

“Thirty-year overnight sensation” Durra trades California for Berlin

Louis Durra, the Californian pianist who became an overnight success on American Public Radio in 2012 after working as a professional musician for thirty years, mostly as an...