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7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – 4th Edition Pre-registrations are open

Musicians can get a better deal on the entry fee by pre-registering. Deadline for pre-registration: June 01st, 2019. The 7 Virtual jazz Club continues its worldwide search for...

Yazz Ahmed Quartet – Psychedelic Arabic Jazz – March Euro Tour

She has been called “the High Priestess of Psychedelic Arabic Jazz” by at least one rave reviewer, as a trumpet and flugelhorn player more influenced by Mulato Astake’s deep...

Facing Up to Life’s Challenges – Justin Kauflin on Tour in Europe

The blind American jazz pianist, Justin Kauflin, born 1986, established an extraordinary friendship with his mentor, the legendary swing jazz trumpeter, Clark Terry (1920-2015),...

Blue Note Records, 80 years on – A brief History.

Eighty years ago on January 6, 1939, a passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced a recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would...

Bill Frisell Trio – Streamed live on Jazz In Europe

In February Guitarist Bill Frisell will play a short 5 date tour of Europe with longtime comrades Tony Scherr (Bass) and Kenny Wollesen (Drums). The tour kicks off in the...

Sundays lunchtime gigs at Ronnie Scott’s – Blakey’s Boys

Sundays lunchtime gigs at Ronnie Scott’s can take different mutations. The most recent one courtesy of Blakey’s Boys was a fantastic rendition of hard bop, a great line-up and...

2019 Grammy winners in the category “Jazz”

Last night the 61st Grammy awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the category “Jazz” the big winner was John Daversa taking the award for both Best...

Kurt Elling’s Big Band – March 1-2 / Rose Theater

Grammy® winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling brings his world premiere performance of The Big Blind, a radio-style musical drama to Rose Theater on March 1st and 2nd. Co-written by...

How Did They Do That? The Extraordinary Story of Tomorrow’s Warriors.

How Did They Do That? The Extraordinary Story of Tomorrow’s Warriors, by Peter Jones The UK is currently enjoying one of its periodic love affairs with jazz. Even the mainstream...

The Oscar Peterson Story by Scott Thompson

Born in Montreal, Canada in 1945 to parents from the West Indies, Oscar Peterson became one of the most renowned pianists in jazz history. On February 22-23 in The Appel Room at...

Reggie Washington remembers Roy Hargrove

It came as a huge shock to the world of jazz when the news broke of the passing of trumpeter Roy Hargrove last November. I recall the day after Roy died speaking with Reggie...