Interviews

Matt Owens | The Magic of The Aviators’ Ball

UK musician Matt Owens’ debut album, The Aviators’ Ball is sheer delight. The album is co-produced by another of Manchester’s renaissanced song birds, Kirsty Almeida and...

Interview with Massimiliano Rolff

By: Marta Ramon Bass player Massimiliano Rolff is one of the most active jazz musicians in Italy, both in the creative but also in the educational field. Rolff has built a...

Sharp Sounds and Dirty Quotes from Tomasz Stańko

Sex, drugs and jazz: here is the life of an eccentrically-clothed desperado and his iconic albums and near-death experiences, split between New York and Europe, flirting with pop...

Bert van den Brink: Magician with sound.

By: Peter Beije | Photo courtesy of the artist Dutchman Bert van den Brink (1958) was born blind. When he was five years old he had his first piano lessons. In 1976 Bert started...

Raul Midón | A Chat with Becca Horne

Interview by: Becca Horne Trying to write something that hasn’t already been written about Raul Midón is challenging. He has been featured frequently in: The New York Times,...

Duane Eubanks | Things of that Particular Nature

Article by: Becca Horne | Photo’s courtesy of Duane Eubanks Jazz legend Charles Mingus once said, “In my music, I’m trying to play the truth of what I am. The reason...

Hailey Tuck | Jazz Darling

By Becca Horne | Photo’s Courtesy of Artist There is conceivably, no good reason, an eighteen your old, American born, southern girl from the United States would fly across...

Rein de Graaff: Entrepreneur in swing

By Peter Beije | Featured Photo – Eddy Westveer Pianist Rein de Graaff is an entrepreneur in jazz. During the last 35 years he has invited dozens of American musicians to...

An interview with Yosuke Sato

by Enrique Alonso, photos courtesy of Yosuke Sato Recently I was in the middle of a enthusiastic audience enjoying a concert by the Gregory Porter Quintet at a well recognized...

Featured Artist | Fabien Aubry, Part 1

By: Marta Ramon The adjective that better defines this musician is proactive. Fabien Aubry never stops: playing, composing, arranging, orchestrating, producing and teaching. Since...

Featured Artist | Fabien Aubry, Part 2

Read Part 1 of the interview here MR: This is your second year teaching in Berklee Valencia. What do you teach? FA: Berklee-Valencia is Berklee’s first international campus in...