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Darcy James Argue headlines Ghent Jazz Festival

A long-held dream comes true, says Director Bertrand Flamang of Ghent Jazz Festival. ,, We have managed to get Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society to come over to...

Marjorie Barnes with Equinox | Rotterdam 23rd May 2014

On Friday 23rd May 2014 Jazz International presents Equinox featuring New York vocalist Marjorie Barnes in the Eduard Flipse Zaal in de Doelen, Rotterdam. Equinox is a quintet...

Guitar legend Jim Hall dies age 83

Back in the late 1970’s I had just begun my love affair with jazz. While most of my friends were into Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and the Stones for some strange reason my...

An Interview with Spanish Guitarist Roc Calvet

Catalan guitarist Roc Calvet has released a new album as a leader, ‘A strange kind of beauty‘ (Whataboutmusic, 2013). With this new work he sets up his character as a composer...

Jim Mullen receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Scottish Jazz Awards

Singer Alison Affleck, saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, and long-serving BBC radio producer Keith Loxam were among the prize winners at the...

Arik Strauss Trio | “Mostly Ballads” Review

Something resonated with me when I listened to this album. I recalled a TV interview that the legendary drummer Buddy Rich gave to Larry King back in the 1980’s. The...

WORLD PREMIERE OF THE OSCAR PETERSON LEGACY QUARTET

STREAMED LIVE FROM THE STANDARD IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK. THIS SATURDAY OCTOBER 19th AT 8 PM (20:00) CET – Less than two weeks ago, a spectacular new venue opened in...

Impossible Gentlemen | UK Tour Dates

GWILYM SIMCOCK (piano), MIKE WALKER (guitar), STEVE SWALLOW (electric bass)/or steve rodby (bass), ADAM NUSSBAUM (drums) The Impossible Gentlemen will be promoting their second...

Jan Sturiale | The new studio album Electric Water

Jan Sturiale is part of the unconventional group of jazz musicians that mix the tradition of creative jazz language with the spirit of rock music and a classical background. His...

Marc Halbheer and the 5th Edition release new CD

During the past years, Swiss drummer Marc Halbheer dedicated much time towards composing. The Quintet, 5th Edition, is the first Band where he presents his recent Works. The...

The Finnish Line | Finland’s finest musicians at LIFEM

Finland’s finest musicians are the focus of this year’s London International Festival of Exploratory Music (LIFEM) at Kings Place. The four-day genre-busting explosion...