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CD Review: Terje Gewelt, House On A Hill – Norway’s Hidden Gem.

On “House On A Hill“, bassist Terje Gewelt’s 12th album as a leader, he has finally come up with his masterpiece. Recorded after having spent most of 2020 at home, there...

Here lies The Real Tuesday Weld – Leaving the scene with Blood on their hands 1999 – 2021

For two decades, the shadow of The Real Tuesday Weld has stalked London – and the world. The band, led by Gainsbourgian troubadour Stephen Coates, has released six albums to...

CD Review: Rudiger Bauldaf, Strawberry Fields

‘Strawberry Fields’ is the latest release from German trumpeter Rudiger Bauldaf. This recording is the follow up to the 2017 release, also on Mons Records, titled...

CD Review, Nick Kerkhoff, Here and now.

Perhaps one of the better aspects of being a music journalist is discovering new talent. Leading on from this point, recently I received a pre-release link of the debut album from...

CD Review: Clare Foster, Kumbhaka

Vocalist, lyricist, composer and educator Clare Foster released her new album Kumbhaka in December, but I must say as the blue skies are arriving and summer is on its way, it is...

Joshua Espinoza “Hymns are a bit like jazz standards”.

In August of 2019 the debut album by Baltimore-based pianist Joshua Espinoza arrived on my desk. The album featured a unique take on a rather eclectic range of covers and...

The Scottish Jazz Space

Fiona Mactaggart is the founder of the fantastic ‘Scottish Jazz Space’ a site she created to explore, support and promote the rich Jazz scene in Scotland. Although Fiona had...

Love Longing Loss, At Home with Charles Lloyd During a Year of the Plague.

There is no doubt that the Covid Pandemic has effected almost everyone on earth. It’s also clear that one of the hardest hit sectors has been the music industry with almost...

Marta Capponi: The Goddess Within

Marta Capponi is an artist everyone should know. The warmth of her sumptuous vocals, her technical virtuosity, the emotional intensity of her performances and the overall beauty...

Jazzed adds live concert streaming to it’s platform.

In January this year the new streaming platform jazzed, the world’s first dedicated audio-visual streaming destination for jazz launched it’s on-demand streaming service....

Featured International Jazz Day event: Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw

Today is International Jazz Day and each year we choose one of the 100’s of events to feature here on Jazz In Europe. Once again due to the ongoing Covid restrictions the...