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Jazz North introduces Jazz Camp for Girls in the UK.

Since their inception in 2012 Jazz North has been supporting and nurturing jazz across the north of the UK. Having built a strong network of musicians, educators, promoters and...

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...

Jimmy Glass Contemporary Jazz Festival kicks off 15 October.

For more than a quarter of a century the Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar has been a stalwart of the jazz scene in Valencia hosting many of the jazz worlds leading artists from around the...

CD Review | Bob James, Espresso

Last Month Bob James released his new album titled “Espresso.” The album is Bob James’s first solo release since his 2006 album “Urban Flamingo” and sees him...

The Legendary ‘People Band’ are making a rare European performance in Berlin

On Sunday 14th October the legendary People Band are making a rare European performance at Berlin ’s contemporary music venue ‘exploratorium’.  Formed in the late 1960’s...

CD Review: Cyrille Aimée Live

The audience whoop and clap loudly as Michael Valeanu’s guitar riffs and Aimee hums her way into the first song, another whoop as they recognise the tune ‘It’s A Good...

Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition – on tour in Europe 2018

Rudesh Mahanthappa beautifully blends new technology into his Jazz music. – Nigel J. EiC @ JazzInEurope.com In the mid 60s through the mid 1970s, Western jazz and rock...

Roseanna Vitro: Telling the truth with the best barbecue sauce

Grammy nominated vocalist, educator, columnist and musical activist Roseanna Vitro has just released her 14th album ‘Tell Me the Truth’. She has interviewed Al Jarreau, Jon...

Jazz in Argentina by Scott H. Thompson

  Editors note: After a recent telephone catch up conversation with Scott on his return from Argentina.  I asked him to share with our reader’s what’s the latest...

Chucho Valdés signs with Mack Avenue Records + October Euro Tour Dates

Last week US jazz label Mack Avenue announced that Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés will join the label for his coming album “Jazz Batá 2”. During his long and...

The Brussels Jazz Orchestra Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with Maria Schneider.

This Month the Brussels Jazz Orchestra will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a series of special concerts in Belgium, the Netherlands and a unique performance in...