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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque: Latin Jazz without Machismo

Jane Bunnett is a soprano saxophonist and flautist from Canada, and she is also band leader of Maqueque, who is an inspiring all-woman Latin Jazz and Afro-Cubano group from Cuba....

The Sicilian Jazz Orchestra announces 2021/22 season.

Recently I was introduced to the Sicilian Jazz Orchestra at this summers 1st edition of the Sicilian Jazz Festival. For those interested you can read our festival review here....

Carl Hyde to release stunning new book “Jazz Noir”

World renowned Photographer Carl Hyde is to release a beautiful new book “Jazz Noir” on October 18th. It is a stunning tome, full of beautiful portraits of some of the giants...

The Theo Croker Quartet – Connecting the Dots.

The artwork on the album cover of Theo Croker’s new release BLK2LIFE // A FUTURE PAST (2021) recalls the psychedelic cover of “Bitches Brew” (1969) by Miles Davis. And with...

Toulouse Lautrec at the EFG London Jazz Festival

The EFG London Festival is a huge highlight in the jazz calendar and after the past few years, we are all more than ready to celebrate the power and beauty that jazz brings.  In...

Hannah Alper and Creating Change

How does someone go from wanting to write a blog at nine years old to becoming an activist, motivational speaker, and published author by the age of 18? Well, Hannah Alper did...

Fiona Ross launches new album at London’s PizzaExpress

Readers of Jazz In Europe will in no doubt know Fiona Ross who has been one of our senior writers for a number of years. Although well known as a writer Fiona is also a highly...

Festival Round-up: The Sicilia Jazz Festival 2021

Having recently reached an age where ticking off bucket list items seems to have a little more urgency, when an invitation to attend the first edition of the Sicilia Jazz Festival...

Anthony Braxton – Diamond Curtain Wall Trio

Anthony Braxton, who turned 76-years-old in June, is touring Europe with his Diamond Curtain Wall Trio featuring Adam Matlock, who is an American experimental accordionist, and a...

‘Red Flags & High Heels’ ~ New album review

The authentic enquiring personality of Fiona Ross seems to function on copious cups of hot tea and the companionship of her cat affectionately named ‘Kitten’. A personality...

“The spiritual touch” Paul Edis’ new album strikes perfection!

There is a certain type of music that, when in the air, evokes a million memories of times gone by. British pianist Paul Edis releases his new aptly titled album “The Still...