Festivals

Oslo Jazz festival 2018 report from Fiona Ross

I was extremely lucky to be asked to go to the Oslo Jazz Festival this year on behalf of Jazz in Europe. I had never been before, or in fact been to Oslo, so it was a thrilling...

Established musicians and upcoming talent at Jazz in the Park Ghent

Jazz in the Park will be held this year for the 25th time in Ghent. From the 6th to 9th September, the Belgian city presents musicians the chance to perform in the South Park. In...

12 Points Festival Returns to Dublin

September the 5th will see the start of the 12th edition of the award-winning 12 Points Festival. Returning home to Dublin this September. The festival will take place in...

Impressive role for Belgians at Jazz Middelheim 2018

Belgian musicians have made a great impression at this year’s edition of Jazz Middelheim. The festival (9-12 August) was held in Antwerp for the 37th time. Some 20.000 visitors...

Oslo Jazzfestival’s Nordic Showcase

This weekend is the kick off for the 2018 Oslo Jazz Festival. The Oslo Jazz Festival has evolved into a modern festival that takes both the music and the pulse of the city,...

Canada’s SymphRONica prepare to land at Pianodrome

Canadian pianist Ron Davis will be one of the first musicians to appear in what is being described as the world’s first playable amphitheatre when his band SymphRONica returns...

Belgian pride shines on Jazz Middelheim 2018

Jazz Middelheim (9-12 August) has a strong Belgian contribution this year. The annual festival in Antwerp has famous guitarist Philip Catherine as one of its main attractions....

Reflections, “Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2018”, and Danish Hygge!

“Hygge” – this is the motto Danes have been celebrating for years. “Hygge” means something like “cosiness” or “security”....

Interview with Salvador Sobral: New Album & Jazz Thoughts

Interviewer Marta Ramon  Feature photo © Sergio Lacedonia Salvador Sobral is not a singer but a voice instrumentalist who loves to explore creativity through porous jazz limits....

Ghent Jazz Festival: Successful mix of Jazz and Pop

Ghent Jazz Festival 2018 attracted 32,000 visitors, and it continues to grow. This is roughly equivalent to the number of enthusiasts who visited the famous 13th century Abbey...

Love Supreme 2018 – Sun, décolletage and plenty of music!

This year the Love Supreme Festival was a rather different one on so many levels. First of all, the stunning weather played a part into the success of this Festival which started...