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Jason Miles, Black Magic, CD Review

Today saw the release of the latest album titled “Black Magic” from Keyboardist and producer Jason Miles. Often described as a chameleon, largely due to his...

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest 2019 Winners Announced!

The 7 Virtual Jazz Club is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 edition of the contest. A podium entirely of young talents Pros & Amateurs’ Category The jury prize...

CD Review – Wild Card | Beast from the East

A fixture on the London jazz scene for the last 12 years, Wild Card is essentially an organ trio, led by exiled Parisian guitarist Clément Régert. Hammond B3 player Andrew Noble...

Nilson Matta & Felipe Galganni – Samba Meets Jazz and more.

Recently we published a news item alerting our readers that in April this year, the Samba Meets Jazz Workshops, directed by Brazilian-born, Nilson Matta (bassist for, Trio da Paz,...

What is Truly Scandinavian Jazz? Jan Garbarek, for one…

Scandinavian jazz made a critical dent on the international scene in the late ‘60s with the release of “Electronic Sonata for Souls Loved by Nature,” recorded in Oslo on...

Black Sabbath exposed!

In the jazz media business, the one thing you can count on is the endless stream of press releases received daily in your inbox. Mostly the subject material is fairly run of the...

Interview: Alison Rayner steps out of the shadows

Award-winning Bassist and composer Alison Rayner has been an integral part of the Jazz scene since the mid-70s. She has toured all the major international jazz venues and...

Kamasi Washington To Headline At Jazz In The Park 2020.

After winning the title of Europe’s Best Small Festival in 2019 the Romanian festival “Jazz in the Park” is set for a new edition, with an eclectic lineup headlined...

Featured Gig – Arik Strauss Trio live at the Loci Loft in Berlin.

Last summer I had the pleasure of catching the Arik Strauss Trio live at the Loci Loft in Berlin. On March 7th Arik and his trio will once again return to the Loci Loft. Arik...

Pianist Connie Han to release Iron Starlet in April

With the release of her 2018 Mack Avenue Music Group debut, Crime Zone, pianist/keyboardist Connie Han seized the attention of the jazz world and firmly established herself as a...

“Saving Jazz” – Dave Holland & Kenny Barron Trio featuring Jonathan Blake

Miles Davis replaced contra-bassist Ron Carter with the bassist Dave Holland in 1968; with this shift, and with Chick Corea on electric piano replacing Herbie Hancock, Miles...