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Whirlwind Recordings release 10 new vinyl albums ahead of 10th Aniversary.

Whirlwind recordings will celebrate their tenth anniversary in 2020, no mean feat for an independent label in these times. Founded in 2010 by bassist, composer and producer...

XXIII Palau de la Música de València Jazz Festival

The early Spanish summer signals the start of the Jazz Festival of the Palau de la Música de València. Every year the festival continues to grow, embracing the city.  From June...

Le Sucrier Velours (Velvet Sugar Bowl) CD Review

A very enjoyable swing style album, and the third album recording of the virtuoso pianist Ramona Horvath. She duets with Nicolas Rageau, a double bassist, in a subtle...

Alex Hitchcock Quintet | All Good Things | CD Review

We are halfway through 2019, so much has happened so far. Out of the album releases that have come my way, one to get and listen over and over is “All Good Things” by the Alex...

Getz at the Gate – The Stan Getz Quartet Live at The Village gate, Nov. 26, 1961 – 2-CD, 3-LP

Previously unreleased live recording of Stan Getz at New York’s Village Gate to be released via Verve/UMe on June 14th Features an all-star, rarely-heard quartet with...

Miles Davis’ 1986 Lost Album ‘Rubberband’ Set for Release on September 06, 2019

The original producers and Davis’ nephew completed the album, abandoned in the mid-’80s In 1985, Miles Davis began recording an album called Rubberband, which was set to be...

Nils Landgren receives the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany…

Nils Landgren receives the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) from the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier. This award is in...

James Bowman III Interview

Editor’s note: James Bowman III is a loving husband, a proud father and now also a grandfather. James clearly expresses loving gratitude for his life, he continues to be...

There’s something about Paris…

I first met the legend that is Maxine Gordon, last year in Paris. I went to interview her about her new book ‘Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon’ in the...

Hashima, an Interview with Igor Miškovic

Serbian quartet Hashima has become one of the countries leading exponents of the contemporary jazz scene. The concept of Hashima began as a cycle of poems that were inspired by...

John Zorn – Bagatelles Marathon (5 hours of non-stop performance)

John Zorn, an ever-evolving saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist and composer, is taking his Bagatelles marathon project to Europe. After all, Beethoven has the most well-known...