New Releases

Dan Weiss returns with new trio recording.

Drummer, Dan Weiss is no doubt one of the stalwarts of the New York jazz scene sporting a long list of credits both as a leader and first call sideman. With nine albums as a...

Something New: Who Am I with Ineza

Welcome to the fifth interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New with Esther Bennett’. Exploring new albums through conversation directly with the artist to...

Markus Reuter to release Retiro e Ritmo, a tribute to Brazilian Rainforest

“Retiro e ritmo” is a musical declaration of love to Mata Atlântica, the coastal rainforest of Brazil. Its beauty and vivacity inspired this album, which initiator...

Album Preview: Jakob Bro & Joe Lovano, Once Around the Room.

Co-led by the Danish guitarist Jakob Bro and US saxophonist Joe Lovano, Once Around the Room is a deeply felt and original homage to a common inspiration and beloved colleague –...

Ron Carter Film “Finding the Right Notes” premieres tonight.

Tonight American TV Network PBS, will air the premiere of a two hour major documentary on jazz legend Ron Carter. Six years in the making, “Finding the Right Notes“ was...

Anat Cohen, “Quartetinho”

Having explored the world of larger ensemble writing and performance with the acclaimed Anat Cohen Tentet, with her latest offering “Quartetinho”, released last week...

Album Preview: Yotam Silberstein Universos

Guitarist Yotam Silberstein, living in Brooklyn since 2005, and racking up credits over the years with The Heath Brothers, Roy Hargrove, James Moody, John Patitucci and many...

Soweto Kinch announces new release with London Symphony Orchestra

Recorded live at the Barbican during last year’s London Jazz Festival, White Juju is award-winning British saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch’s powerful new work for jazz...

Alex Acuña gives the gift of music

Alex Acuña’s musical journey has seen the renowned drummer-percussionist travel from his small rural hometown in Peru to being a first-call session drummer in the...

Drummer John Rae behind major New Zealand jazz release

Drummer John Rae, a former leading light on the Scottish jazz scene, is the force behind New Zealand’s most keenly awaited new jazz album this autumn. Questions in Red is the...

ACT Records to release unheard album from Esbjörn Svensson.

There are only a few figures in music whose work influences and shapes a genre as a whole. This is definitely the case with the late Swedish pianist Esbjörn Svensson. With his...