Interviews

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. ...

The Energy and Exuberance of Lenore Raphael – Interview

Lenore Raphael is an award-winning classically trained pianist who started out as a child prodigy and performed at Carnegie Hall to significant acclaim whilst in her teens. She is...

Multiple Grammy winners Take 6 Exclusive Backstage Interview with Paola Vera

The most awarded a cappella group in history, 10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, 2 NAACP Image Awards, a Soul Train Award, and more.  “The Baddest vocal cats on the...

Adi Becker speaks about his new album Babbelou

German trombonist Adi Becker has been intricately involved in both the German and international jazz scene as a soloist, conductor, arranger and composer for more than two...

Dee Dee Bridgewater: The Ultimate Jazz Warrior Interview with Fiona Ross

Dee Dee Bridgewater needs no introduction. Triple Grammy winner. Record label head. UN Good Will ambassador. Producer. Tony winner. Mentor. Jazz Legend. She has always been a huge...

Paul Jost – Give me the Simple Life

For those among us who are not familiar with Paul Jost and his work allow me to bring you up to speed. Paul is a vocalist based on the east coast of the USA and is currently...

Interview – Gearbox Records – The Cutting Edge of Vinyl

Blue skies and a gentle warm sun adorn my walk to the offices and studios of Gearbox Records, just a 20 minutes walk from King’s Cross Station. The London label’s location has...

Guy Fonck – Jazz from behind the lens.

Born in 1961 in Luxembourg based photographer Guy Fonck has amassed a large portfolio of black and white photography of jazz musicians shot mostly in a live concert environment....

E.J. Strickland – A warrior for peace.

New York based drummer E.J. Strickland belongs to the generation of jazz artists that rose from the City’s jazz scene in the 1990’s. Having worked as a sideman for some of the...

Fred Hersch – On the Vanguard of the Trio

Anyone who’s been around the jazz scene in the last few years needs no introduction to pianist Fred Hersch. With a number of successful albums, a string of Grammy®...