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CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...

Curtain Calls: Arlette Hovinga meets the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw.

Arlette Hovinga’s Curtain Calls series live from the Szczecin Jazz Festival in Poland in February of this year proved hugely popular gaining well over 27k views on this...

JFK Syke present the Insomnia Brass Band in Streaming concert series.

This coming Saturday, 10 April, the “Jazz Folk Klassik” foundation in Syke (Germany) will stream a live concert featuring the Insomnia Brass Band. The concert will be...

Resonance Records release live performances by Roy Hargrove & Mulgrew Miller

Resonance Records, announced today that they will be releasing “In Harmony”, a stunning set of previously un-released live performances by Roy Hargrove on trumpet and...

CD Review, Mareille Merck (Larus) – Fadenschlag

During my own musical journey as a jazz guitarist I once had the luck to meet my absolute hero Wayne Shorter. The meeting happened back stage just prior to his last concert at...

Jammincolors launches “The Music Room”

Conceived by Jammincolors in Brussels, “The Music Room” is a novel way of bringing music and the positive energy of the musicians to audiences. It’s neither an...

Saxophonist Lucien Johnson creates music of the elements.

New Zealander Lucien Johnson releases his first digital album, Wax///Wane on April 1st. The saxophonist, who spent much of his twenties living and working in and out of Paris, has...

CD Review: Pierrick Pédron, “Fifty/Fifty New York Sessions”

To mark his 50th birthday, French alto saxophone player, Pierrick Pédron entered the studio to record not one, but two albums. The first album titled “Fifty/Fifty New York...

Six U.S. Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival.

There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been a challenging year for the music industry, in fact, 2020-21 will not only go down in history as the year of the pandemic but I...

2021 Grammy Winners Announced.

Last night, at a largely digital ceremony, the winners of the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced. Below you’ll find a list of the albums nominated in the jazz...

Maria Schneider wins Le Grand Prix de l’Académie du Jazz.

Last year we published an extensive interview with composer and orchestra leader Maria Schneider. During the interview we spoke a great deal about her latest album “Data...