Interviews

Interview with Billy Cobham – Crosswinds and more!

Sarah Chaplin caught up with Billy Cobham just before he started a two-day residency at the Jazz Cafe in London, a part of a world tour with the Crosswinds Project that started in...

J Frisco: Bras, peanut butter and Jazz

J Frisco is an Avant-Garde, Free jazz, all female collective of musicians that have just released their first album ‘Naked’. They create, what they define as ‘improvised...

Jason Miles – Celebrating the music of Weather Report.

For readers of Jazz In Europe, keyboard player and producer Jason Miles needs no introduction. Our extensive interview with Jason last year proved to one of the most read articles...

Featured Artist Interview with Konstantin Reinfeld.

Recently Konstantin Reinfeld and Christoph Spangenberg released a Duo Album under the name REINBERG paying homage to the late, great Toots Thielemans. The album titled “Old...

Interview: Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky is a unique quintet hailing from Charleston, South Carolina. The band’s roots are deeply embedded in the West African inspired Gullah culture shared by many of...

Interview: Yazz Ahmed and music of the people

Speaking to Yazz Ahmed, I am reminded of the power of exploration of different cultures and themes in music and how this can raise awareness and inspire. The seemingly simple act...

Frits Landesbergen launches ESP Records

Frits Landesbergen has been a prominent part of the Dutch jazz scene since the early 1980’s. As a drummer and vibraphonist, Frits has notched up a long and distinguished...

Video Interview with Uli Geissendoerfer

Uli Geissendoerfer wears many hats within the music industry and says Jazz is alive and well in Las Vegas. Uli should know, he’s the director of the Latin Jazz Ensemble, the...

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 with Harrison Stafford of Groundation. The Next Generation

Over the years jazz has been fused with many other genres, however, one genre that doesn’t immediately spring to mind is reggae. This is not the case with LA-based band...

Ben Wendel Interview

Ben Wendel is a Grammy-nominated Canadian-American Saxophonist, writer, producer and educator that has been a successful bandleader, sideman and is a founding member of the...