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Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases “Where Will the River Flow”

Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases his first album, Where Will the River Flow on Friday, March 12, 2021. The BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 finalist, who is due to...

Itamar Borochov & Immanuel Wilkins win the Letter One Jazz Award.

The fourth annual edition of the LetterOne ‘Rising Stars’ Jazz Award announced its winners February 8th, 2021, via radio broadcast on Jazz FM, courtesy of WBGO Radio....

CD Review: Airelle Besson, Try

French trumpeter Airelle Besson will release her new album “Try” on March 5th. This album is the follow up to her 2015 debut “Radio One”. “Try”...

Curtain Calls: Behind the Scenes of Szczecin Jazz

Launching 25 February and running through to the 4th of March, Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid festival of the year. Over the course of 7 days, each night one act...

Alan Broadbent & Georgia Mancio Release New Album & Book

Pianist/composer Alan Broadbent and vocalist/lyricist Georgia Mancio cement their reputation as “one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” with...

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...

Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw premiere Jazz Influencers video Series

The Netherlands has long had a strong Big Band culture sporting some of Europe’s most eminent large jazz ensembles who have garnered wide international acclaim. Based in...

Szczecin Jazz presents first European jazz festival of 2021.

Launching 26 February and running through to the 4th of March, Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid festival of the year. Over the course of 7 days, each night one act...

Enja Records To Issue Unreleased Recordings Of Tommy Flanagan

On 26th February, Enja records (distributed by Proper Music Distribution in the UK) will release a previously unreleased solo recording by Pianist Tommy Flanagan titled “In...

CD Review: Patrick Naylor, Winter Dream.

British guitarist Patrick Naylor will release his new album titled “Winter Dream” on March the first. Having had access to a pre-release copy I was inspired to put my...

Chick Corea dies age 79 from rare form of cancer.

Sadly we woke today to the news that Chick Corea has passed away aged 79. According to a post on his Facebook page he was diagnosed with “a rare form of cancer which was...