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CD Review: ‘Room of Silence’ by Chris Gall

Editors note: Chris Gall is a well known Munich based pianist who justifiable has a great reputation both in the jazz community and beyond. Chris naturally migrates across...

CD Review | Ivan Paduart and Patrick Deltenre, “Hand in Hand”

Hand in Hand is the latest release from Belgium based duo Ivan Paduart and Patrick Deltenre. According to the press release that accompanied this album, the album title Hand in...

Interview with Billy Cobham – Crosswinds and more!

Sarah Chaplin caught up with Billy Cobham just before he started a two-day residency at the Jazz Cafe in London, a part of a world tour with the Crosswinds Project that started in...

Jazz FM Awards to Return in 2019

The Jazz FM Awards will return in 2019 for its 6th instalment, once again taking place at Shoreditch Town Hall and coinciding with UNESCO’s annual International Jazz Day...

Concert Review: TAKE 6 at Alexandra Palace, LONDON, 5th December 2018

The first time I ever saw Take 6 perform was about ten years ago in London; it has since been etched in my memory as the best gig I’ve ever seen. So, to have the chance to see...

Singer Tutu Puoane: “Sometimes it feels like jazz chose me”

Singer Tutu Puoane has a clear character trait: she is authentic. She has a strong personality, however at the same time extremely modest. She knows what she has to do as an...

Bob James Trio | Bulgogi (Live)

As a regular reader of Jazz In Europe, it would not have gone unnoticed that we’ve recently been speaking a great deal about the new album from Bob James “Espresso”. Bob...

Grammy Nominations 2019 announced.

Well it’s that time of the year, with the Lobbying done and dusted, the Recording Academy today announced the nominations for the 2019 Grammy’s. The nominations were...

Sardinian Extravaganza part 2 – London

Remember I told you I attended the Theatralia Jazz Festival in Alghero (Sardinia – Italy), at the end of September, a part 1 of 2 of a new cultural and musical exchange...

Big Band der Deutsche Oper Berlin | A Soulful journey

Recently the Big Band Der Deutsche Oper Berlin released their third album “Soul Journey” on the German label Mons Records. Recorded live in February this year the...

Jazzfest Berlin 2018 reflections part 2

It was not until the third day of the festival that friends of classical jazz could rejoice, as the WDR Big Band reinterpreted the standards of the “Great American...