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All About Jazz release spring edition of the All About Jazz magazine

The 2nd edition of the Magazine is somewhat special and celebrates the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records. The Magazine features over 150 pages focused on Blue Note Records,...

Tim Hauser, Manhattan Transfer & Food

There is just something about Manhattan Transfer and food. Just after Erin Dickins released her new  cookbook and CD combo, “Sizzle & Swing” Co-founder Tim Hauser...

Christine Allen steps down as Trustee of Jazz Services

Jazz Services Ltd announced this week that Christine Allen will be stepping down as Vice Chairman of the board of trustees. Christine has had a long and influential career in the...

Veronica’s Tales present Kenny Garret Quintet | 18 May 2014

The next concert in the Veronica’s Tales Series takes place on the 18th of May and this time features the Kenny Garret Quintet. The concert takes place at the concert center...

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...