Festivals

Toulouse Lautrec at the EFG London Jazz Festival

The EFG London Festival is a huge highlight in the jazz calendar and after the past few years, we are all more than ready to celebrate the power and beauty that jazz brings.  In...

Festival Round-up: The Sicilia Jazz Festival 2021

Having recently reached an age where ticking off bucket list items seems to have a little more urgency, when an invitation to attend the first edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival...

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...