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CD Review: Tobias Altripp, We Bring Some Horns

German pianist Tobias Altripp recently unveiled his latest album, “We Bring Some Horns,” through the German-based label Mons Records. Originally established as a trio...

Festival Review: Bodø Jazz Open, Stormy Weather in a Windy City

To reach the northern Norwegian harbor town of Bodø, situated approximately 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, my journey involves two plane changes and a train trip from Bremen...

Livia Records lives again for love of Louis

Dublin-based Livia Records continues its programme of reissues of the Irish guitar virtuoso Louis Stewart’s albums by making his debut recording, Louis the First, available from...

Wendy Kirkland at the Steinway 2-Piano Festival

The Steinway 2-Piano Festival is coming to London’s Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho with a stunning programme of nearly 40 renowned pianists from across the world performing from...

Music Meeting Nijmegen: A Journey Through Diversity.

The 38th edition of the Music Meeting Festival is set to take place over the Pentecost weekend from May 18 to 20, 2024, in Nijmegen. Dedicated to musical encounters and...

Fabia Mantwill resumes collaboration with the SNJO

Berlin-based Fabia Mantwill resumes her collaboration with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra via the internationally acclaimed ensemble’s latest project, Nu-Age Sounds, from...

jazzahead! 2024 Unveils Diverse Showcase Program.

The upcoming jazzahead! 2024, scheduled from April 11 to 13, is poised to be a dynamic and culturally rich experience. With the Netherlands as the partner country, the festival...

Album Preview: Lizz Wright, Shadow

Vocalist Lizz Wright explores a newfound artistic freedom through a classic recording that spans her 20-year career since the release of her debut album, “Salt,” on...

Artist Feature: Claire Martin, The Swedish Connection

Claire Martin stands as a distinguished figure in the realm of British jazz, earning critical acclaim and solidifying her position as a prominent artist on the UK jazz scene. Over...

Alice Coltrane’s Historic Carnegie Hall Performance to be released in Full

In a significant archival release, the jazz community is poised to witness Alice Coltrane’s 1971 performance at Carnegie Hall, a landmark event that has been shrouded in...

Diana Torti in Conversation with Anita Wardell

I recently had the opportunity to hear the amazing well known singer Anita Wardell live. In addition to her extraordinaries artistic qualities, Anita is a sensitive, passionate...