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Etienne Charles Set to Release “Creole Orchestra”

Trinbagonian trumpeter, composer, and arranger Etienne Charles is poised to release his latest album, “Creole Orchestra,” on September 14, 2024, throughout Europe. The...

Applications Open for the The 7 Virtual Jazz Competition.

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club, a non-profit organization founded in 2016, has opened entries for the 11th edition of its online jazz competition. This contest, which began as the first...

Siena Jazz Summer Workshop: A Hub for Jazz Education

The Siena Jazz International Summer Workshop, now in its 54th year, continues to be a cornerstone of jazz education in Europe. Set against the backdrop of Siena’s historic...

The Enigma of the Köln Concert

UPDATE: The crowdfunding campaign to finance a new documentary film about Keith Jarrett’s legendary 1975 Köln Concert has reached an incredible milestone, raising over 75%...

CD Review: Altus, Mythos

Altus, a quintet comprising trumpeter Dave Adewumi, bassist Isaac Levien, saxophonists Nathan Reising and Neta Raanan, and drummer Ryan Sands, has embarked on a remarkable musical...

CD Review: Rene Kroemer, No One Here.

German pianist Rene Kroemer’s latest release, “No One Here,” is set to make its full debut on October 11, 2024, through the German label Mons Records. In an...

Wayne Shorter & Blue Note: Innovation and Legacy

Wayne Shorter is a name that resonates deeply within the jazz community. His journey and particularly his association with Blue Note Records, is a tale of innovation, creativity,...

Inspired by the Sun – Butcher Brown on tour

Butcher Brown identifies as a jazz quintet, but the inspirations or influences of this group extend to hip-hop, rhythm & blues, and cosmic-funk and rock; they are a healthy...

CD Review: John Escreet’s “the epicenter of your dreams”

John Escreet’s latest album, “the epicenter of your dreams,” stands as a testament to his unwavering pursuit of artistic growth and innovation. Recently, I had...

Saxophonist Jon De Lucia Revisits Dave Brubeck Octet.

Brooklyn-based alto saxophonist and musicologist Jon De Lucia is set to release a new album, “The Brubeck Octet Project,” on July 12, 2024, through his own Musæum...

Live Review: Kim Cypher at Ronnie Scott’s

  Kim Cypher made a triumphant return to Ronnie Scott’s on June 16th, celebrating Father’s Day and a brighter tomorrow over Sunday lunch. Kim, along with her brilliant...