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Featured Interview: The Bliss Quintet.

Last year during Jazzahead! Club Night, a young Norwegian ensemble caught my attention during the club night – “The Bliss Quintet.” Originally, I hadn’t...

CD Review: Silvan Joray, Updraft

Silvan Joray, the talented guitarist and composer based in New York City, graces us with his second album as a leader, “Updraft,” released under the Ubuntu Music...

Ambrose Akinmusire makes his Nonesuch Records debut.

Composer and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, known for his rapid musical development and innovative contributions to the jazz landscape, is set to mark his debut on Nonesuch Records...

Album Preview: Ethan Iverson, Technically Acceptable.

Ethan Iverson is gearing up for the release of his second Blue Note Records album, titled “Technically Acceptable,” scheduled for January 2024. However, today marks...

New Release: Steve Davis Meets Hank Jones, Vol 1

In the kaleidoscope of jazz history, certain recordings emerge as timeless gems, capturing not just music but the essence of an era. “Steve Davis Meets Hank Jones, Volume...

Album Review: kanoe, Since You’ve Asked

When looking at the current trend of recording jazz interpretations of popular music, Uwe Schenk and his ensemble, Kanoe have hit the mark, releasing an album featuring highly...

CD Review: Amsterdams Modern Orkest (AM.OK), Re:Brainteaser

Diving into the uncharted waters of sonic exploration, the Amsterdam Modern Orkest (AM.OK) led by the audacious Tijn Wybenga unveiled their latest offering,...

Maite Hontelé announced to play Gala Concert at jazzahead! 2024

Jazzahead! gears up for a lively twist as it reveals the initial lineup for its 2024 edition. Set to unfold from April 11 to 13, the eighteenth edition of the trade fair and...

‘Growing Roots’ with Betty Accorsi’s Sonic Images

The combination of music and images has been a powerful one for many many years. Plenty of painters and photographers have crafted their work, galvanised by music, such as Wassily...

Christine Tobin makes overdue return to Scotland

Award-winning Irish singer Christine Tobin pays her first visit to Scotland in almost ten years when she and her partner, guitarist Phil Robson play duo concerts in Greenock,...

CD Review: Bliss Quintet, Glasshouse

The Bliss Quintet are among the fresh faces in Norwegian jazz, embodying the vibrancy and innovation synonymous with a new generation of musicians. The band has been heralded as...