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Europe’s first lady of jazz Rita Reys dies age 88

The Netherlands best known jazz singer Rita Reys died age 88 at her home in Breukelen  (The Netherlands) on Saturday evening. Known to many as Europe’s first lady of jazz Rita...

Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall invites submissions from Jazz composers

Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) are currently requesting submissions from from composers for an 8 minute jazz piece for a large children’s ensemble. The piece is...

Clamshell Records | Vector Series

Spanish label Clamshell Records has launched a series of Avant-garde CD productions under the title “The Vector Series. The aim of this series is to publish and promote advanced...

Erin Dickins | Java Jive

A CD project that combines my Love of Jazz with my Passion for Food. Hi All! My name is Erin Dickins. I am a Jazz vocalist and a passionate lover of good food. I created this...

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Dave Liebman

Concert Review – The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Dave Liebman, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh Sunday June 9th 2013 Dave Liebman and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra...

‘STREETJAZZ’ Show 712

Below is the playlist for our latest ‘STREETJAZZ’ Show 712 for the week commencing May 27th 2013 as reported to the music charts in association with :- Jazz In Europe &...

The Dutch Jazz Day | 28 & 29 June 2013 | Rotterdam

The seventh edition of the Dutch Jazz-day will take place in Rotterdam on the 28th and 29th of June 2013 in and around the LantarenVenster. Since the North Sea Jazz Festival moved...

Leo Blanco | The Forge, London – 24 June 2013

Venezuelan Leo Blanco is a genuine piano master. Rooted in his homeland’s Africa-Latina rhythms and enriched by a deep knowledge of jazz, his music is soulful, rhapsodic and...

Rusconi win Echo Jazz 2013 prize in the category “Best live act”

Swiss based, BEE JAZZ recording artists, Rusconi have won the ECHO JAZZ 2013 prize in the category “Best live act”. Rusconi was nominated alongside Wayne Shorter, Esperanza...

Review Brass Jaw | Glasgow Art Club

Scottish horn quartet Brass Jaw have some history with train travel. As part of Glasgow Jazz Festival’s promotional push last year they took their unusual line-up – alto,...

Leo Blanco embarks on first major UK tour

Venezuelan piano virtuoso Leo Blanco flies in for his first major tour of the UK in June, a series of ten dates that will include his first-ever performance at Glasgow Jazz...