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CD Review: Gianmarco Scaglia, Paul Wertico Quartet, Dynamics in meditation

Today marks the release of the new album by the Gianmarco Scaglia/Paul Wertico Quartet titled “Dynamic in meditation” (Challenge Records). The collaboration between the...

Filippo Cosentino: The art of Baritone Guitar

It could be said that Filippo Cosentino is one of the most polyhedral guitarists currently on the modern Italian scene. Firstly his background in Pop and Blues music gives him a...

Lunchtime Lockdowns – Wendy Kirkland

Welcome to our lunchtime lockdown series. Here at Jazz in Europe, we wanted to take some time and speak to artists in the Jazz industry, all across the world, about how life is...

Soulcrane | Another Step We Take.

Since the release of their debut album in 2017, Soulcrane has become a synonym for atmospheric chamber jazz of the highest level. The band formed around trumpet player Matthias...

CD Review: Nuphar Fey, Serenity Island.

Last week Israeli pianist Nuphar Fey released her new album titled “Serenity Island” on Belgium based Hypnote Records. Known for her crystal-like touch, use of...

Jason Miles and a little ‘Black Magic’.

Due to his adaptability in any musical situation he finds himself, Jason Miles is an artist that one could easily describe as a chameleon. While some may view this as a negative...

Op Ed. A Challenge to our industries “Free Thinkers”

This is an article I’ve been meaning to write for some time, however, like the rest of us we tend to focus on our own needs, commitments and dealing with the daily grind,...

Avishai Cohen’s Big Vicious

The melancholic elegance of previous recordings has been put aside for the newest project by Avishai Cohen (trumpeter). Big Vicious is the name of his new project and “Honey...

jazzahead! 2020 is cancelled.

Hans Peter Schneider, Managing Director of M3B GmbH, the parent company of MESSE BREMEN, explains why it has unfortunately proved necessary to make this decision:...

Gearbox announce previously-unreleased Don Cherry recordings.

In June 2020, London analogue specialists Gearbox Records will unearth yet another lost gem having just announced a 12″ of previously-unreleased material from Don Cherry for...

Jay McShann’s Paris All Star Band – Tribute To Charlie Parker

In June of 1989, Jay McShann led a true All-star band featuring many of the Jazz worlds most prominent musicians in a tribute to Charlie Parker. The concerts took place in Paris...