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CD Review: Tracye Eileen, You Hit The Spot.

You Hit The Spot, sees Chicago based vocalist Tracye Eileen return to her roots as a straight-ahead jazz vocalist for her fourth release as a leader. Her previous releases...

Collette Cooper takes a look at the Darkside Of Christmas.

At this time of the year our mailbox tends to be overloaded with news of the latest Christmas release complete with tacky artwork and yet another “jazzy” version of...

CD Review: Daniel Migliosi, Left on Scene

Last month young Luxembourg based trumpeter Daniel Migliosi released his debut album titled “Left on Scene”. So before we get into the review, I think it’s worth...

First Names Announced For Love Supreme Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary

Following a record-breaking year in 2022, with over 60,000 in attendance across the weekend, the Love Supreme Jazz Festival has announced the first wave of artists confirmed to...

Featured Gig: Migdalia Van Der Hoven at Jazz Cafe Posk

Migdalia van der Hoven is an award-winning Mexican drummer known for her groove, sensitivity and versatility across multiple genres such as funk, jazz, latin and pop. Having just...

Behind the Pen: A Writer’s Journey with Paulette Jackson

The world of jazz (and music) journalism is a competitive struggle at times, particularly for women looking to break the mould and find a name for themselves in a historically...

SNJO perform Duke’s “Sweet Letter” to the Queen.

Recently we published a piece by Paul Beard titled “The Day The Queen Met Duke” where Paul told the story of Duke’s meeting with the late Queen Elizabeth after a...

Dan Weiss returns with new trio recording.

Drummer, Dan Weiss is no doubt one of the stalwarts of the New York jazz scene sporting a long list of credits both as a leader and first call sideman. With nine albums as a...

Album Preview: David Bloom and Cliff Colnot, Shadow Of A Soul

On December 2nd, composer David Bloom and arranger Cliff Colnot will release their latest project titled “Shadow Of A Soul”. The album s Bloom’s and Colnot’s...

Featured Gig: Black Lives – From Generation to Generation

It was during the early days of the pandemic that the world was shocked by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin while his colleagues stood by...

Blue Note Records Pop-Up Store Returns To London Next Week.

Legendary jazz label Blue Note Records will once again open a pop-up store at Coal Drops Yard in Kings Cross to coincide with the start of the London Jazz Festival, which...