Interviews

Interview with the Portuguese pianist Júlio Resende

Júlio Resende feeds the European music scene tracing a multifaceted line that goes on and bifurcates as a fast-flowing river. This prismatic pianist and composer lives in a...

Simone Gubbiotti: The resilience of the Underdog

Italian guitarist, Simone Gubbiotti’s story is one of strength, resilience, passion and Jazz. His career started in Sports and his hugely successful work as a professional...

Interview – The passion of Kim Cypher

Kim Cypher’s second album builds upon her reputation as a bright performing light on the UK Jazz scene. Her positive attitude, stylish looks, consummate sax and solo playing...

Sonia Pinto speaks about her new album “Why Try To Change Me Now”.

October the 25th will see the release of the debut album on Mons Records by Portuguese vocalist Sonia Pinto titled “Why Try To Change Me Now”. When I first received...

Kathrine Windfeld-Pushing the boundaries of Danish Big Band Jazz!

What a joy to chat with Kathrine Windfeld. One of the new breed of Jazz Artists who are moving Jazz music forward with the courage and determination of a great explorer. Never...

Ezra Weiss speaks about his new album and more.

Recently Portland-based pianist and composer Ezra Weiss released his latest album as a leader and debut album with his new form Big Band titled “We Limit Not the Truth of...

Interview – A True Poet – Khemist

In my journey as a writer and particularly as a music writer, I have come across a lot of artists. One of the ones that have struck a chord with me for various reasons (social...

Peter Hedrich speaks about “New Hope” and more.

German trombonist Peter Hedrich released his debut album as a leader in April 2018. The album titled “New Hope” and features Peter’s long-time mentor Jiggs...

Snarky Puppy’s Michael League speaks about Immigrance.

In March this year, Snarky Puppy’s Michael League was the guest of the month on Qwest TV. March also saw the release of their new album, Immigrance. Willy Kokolo spoke to...

Hashima, an Interview with Igor Miškovic

Serbian quartet Hashima has become one of the countries leading exponents of the contemporary jazz scene. The concept of Hashima began as a cycle of poems that were inspired by...

Trumpeter Gidon Nunes Vaz – “Jazz offers me unique freedom to express my own story”

Trumpeter Gidon Nunes Vaz is 28, with a great reputation, and a much sought-after musician. Since his eighth birthday, a gift of a trumpet is now part of his daily life. ...