Festivals

Anthony Braxton – Diamond Curtain Wall Trio

Anthony Braxton, who turned 76-years-old in June, is touring Europe with his Diamond Curtain Wall Trio featuring Adam Matlock, who is an American experimental accordionist, and a...

New festival in Palermo honors age-old jazz traditions

It was the beginning of the Jazz era, when Nick LaRocca born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of poor Sicilian immigrants recorded one of the most recorded jazz classics of...

Festival Review: Jazz Middelheim was a liberation party

This years Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is now behind us. From Friday, August 13 to Monday, August 16, there were five performances a day. You were allowed in with proof that you...

Festival Review: Amersfoort World Jazz Festival 2021.

Organizing a festival in a world with COVID is a challenge to say the least. This challenge is specifically relevant here in the Netherlands where the governments constant flip...

Jazz Middelheim: Almost as usual.

Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is the first major jazz event in Belgium that can take place without additional restrictions due to corona. Park Den Brandt has been the place where the...

A Drummer’s Summit at this year’s Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2021

The Dobršská brána International Music Festival keeps to its tradition and ambition with another year of first-rate musicians from across Europe including the Czech Republic....

Sylwester Ostrowski unites international lineup to celebrate life after covid

Celebrating the end of a long, trying year for everyone, Polish saxophonist Sylwester Ostrowski brings together an international all-star lineup on July 8 for a once in a lifetime...

Gent Jazz 2021: More than 30 concerts in ten days.

New festival location in 2023: medieval castle The Gravensteen. Gent Jazz Festival continues this year and will take place from the 8th until the 18th of July and yes, in...

Szczecin Jazz presents first European jazz festival of 2021.

Launching 26 February and running through to the 4th of March, Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid festival of the year. Over the course of 7 days, each night one act...

Amersfoort Jazz Goes Online

Last week the Dutch government decided to impose additional restrictions in addition to the current partial lockdown and extend these measures for an additional two week. Again,...

Jazz Middelheim plays in Antwerp 18 – 27 September 2020

Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is saved! Due to the corona crisis, the festival in the Belgian city could not take place in August. The authorities have agreed to a festival in which...