Interviews

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...

Harry Kanters: commercial director becomes full time jazz pianist

What do you do when you are young: follow your heart or your wits. You love to play music and play meritorious piano, but in the end, you choose to go to college followed by a...

Eric Bibb and the truth of the song

Eric Bibb is a multi Grammy nominated American Blues singer-songwriter, whose passion and drive for change informs and develops his music. Son of Leon Bibb, the activist and...

Anita Wardell at Ilkley Jazz Festival 2018

Underneath the glass canopy and lantern roof of The Winter Gardens, Ilkley, the sounds of some of the best jazz artists in the UK reverberate in the space once reserved for...