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Preview of the July Jazz Festivals in Basque Country | Spain

By: Enrique Alonso | Photos by: Lolo Vasco Heineken Jazzaldia Festival (July 23-27) Three festivals in Basque Country are coming during the next month. This particular region is a...

Horace Silver Dies At 85; Pioneering Jazz Pianist And Composer

Courtesy of: All About Jazz Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who co founded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored...

Jan Sturiale | The journey of Electric Water

By MARTA RAMON | Photo’s courtesy of the artist In September last year Marta Ramon met with Italian guitarist Jan Sturiale to speak about his work in progress “Electric...

The Passion Of Lorenzo Tucci

By ROBIN ARENDS | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Drummer Lorenzo Tucci is an important part of the thriving Italian jazz scene and a musician drawn to experimental settings. He...

Festival Flashes | Scheldejazz Festival, Terneuzen (The Netherlands)

Our roving festival “meister”, Peter Beije will be providing us this summer with his impressions of the festivals he will visit in a new format we’ll call “Festival...

Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival | June 18 to 21

June 18 will see the launch of the first edition of the Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival in Kamnik Slovenia. The four day festival will be held at the historical castle...

Yass | The Jazz, the Filth and the Fury

By W. OLEKSIAK | courtesy of CULTURE.PL The Polish jazz scene is without doubt one of the most interesting in Europe, the problem is that most people outside of Poland don’t...

Midem Moves Cannes Conference To June, Announces New Initiatives

For some time now attendance at the worlds largest music industry trade show Midem has been declining. Contrary to this trend niche based trade shows such as JazzAhead &...

Phronesis At Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

By IAN PATTERSON | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ Phronesis | Crescent Arts Centre | Belfast, Ireland | May 30, 2014 You had to feel sorry for the couple, rocking up at...

Jazz Middelheim can’t do without the music of Toots Thielemans

By PETER BEIJE | Photos BRUNO BOLLAERT ‘The Music of Toots Thielemans’ is the title of the main program on the Saturday evening of Jazz Middelheim. The Antwerp jazz...

Kenny Werner on Toots Thielemans

‘There will never be another one like Toots’ – Kenny Werner We published Peter Beije’s article on the Toots Thielemans tribute at the coming Jazz Middelheim...