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“Holly Room” by Somi & The Frankfurt Radio Big Band.

New York based vocalist Somi was invited in May 2019 by the Frankfurt Radio Big Band as special guest for a radio broadcast from Frankfurt’s Alte Oper. The material...

Janis Siegel and Lauren Kinhan concoct a savory vocal gumbo.

Since the outbreak of Covid at the beginning of the year there have been a plethora of online streaming programs popping up on platforms. Some good, some great and some not...

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra to live-stream anniversary concert.

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary with a specially curated concert, live-streamed from Perth Concert Hall, on Saturday 5th December....

Forgotten Jazz Orchestras: Billy Eckstine

In the years between 1939 and 1945, three different but somewhat related styles of music grew out of swing: rhythm and blues, spearheaded by Louis Jordan, the early-1940s Lionel...

2021 Grammy Nominations announced.

The nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards have just been announced. This years nominations in the Jazz Category includes a few surprises. Thana Alexa’s album...

William Ellis: Rebirth of the Film.

It’s clear that over the last few years that there has been a trend in the music business to claw back some of the warmth and nostalgia of the analogue world. This among...

Kim Cypher releases community video project “Crazy Times”

Inspired by lockdown; ‘Crazy Times’ is a track and music video composed, performed, produced and directed by husband and wife team Mike and Kim Cypher; Demonstrating the power...

This is Bop: Jon Hendricks and the Art of Vocal Jazz

On the 6th November 2020 Equinox published “This is Bop: Jon Hendricks and the Art of Vocal Jazz” by jazz singer and journalist and Jazz in Europe Contributor, Peter...

RED interprets the atmosphere of New Orleans

New Orleans is the inspiration for the new album NOLA by the Dutch trumpeter Ellister van der Molen. In 2019, together with Hammond organist Bob Wijnen, Ellister visited the...

Charles McPherson performs Streaming Concert for the GMF Concert Series.

Since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic GMF, short for Global Music Foundation, has hosted more than 130 virtual events and live stream concerts featuring some of the finest...

Amersfoort Jazz Goes Online

Last week the Dutch government decided to impose additional restrictions in addition to the current partial lockdown and extend these measures for an additional two week. Again,...