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Toots Thielemans lives on at Jazz Middelheim

The legacy of Toots Thielemans continues to live on Jazz Middelheim. The famous Belgian musician died in 2016, at 94 years of age. For many years he was the godfather of the...

Peter Hedrich speaks about “New Hope” and more.

German trombonist Peter Hedrich released his debut album as a leader in April 2018. The album titled “New Hope” and features Peter’s long-time mentor Jiggs...

Snarky Puppy’s Michael League speaks about Immigrance.

In March this year, Snarky Puppy’s Michael League was the guest of the month on Qwest TV. March also saw the release of their new album, Immigrance. Willy Kokolo spoke to...

Ron Davis -European release of the album – UpfRONt,

Canadian pianist Ron Davis marks the official European release of his latest album, UpfRONt, with an extended run of dates during the world’s largest arts event, the Edinburgh...

Resonance Records to release early Nat King Cole recordings

Resonance Records, the Los Angeles-based independent jazz label noted for its historical releases, will issue its most ambitious release to date, the seven-CD/10-LP Nat King Cole...

Qwest TV offers 40% discount for Jazz In Europe readers.

This summer Qwest TV, Quincy Jones video streaming on-demand platform, is offering Jazz In Europe readers a 40%  discount on all current subscription packages. Qwest TV features...

Wendy Kirkland, The Music’s on Me | CD Review

The Music’s on Me is the latest album from Pianist/Vocalist Wendy Kirkland and follows her successful début Piano Divas album released in early 2017. The album contains a...

Diana Krall & Joan Baez impress at Gent Jazz Festival 2019

Gent Jazz Festival has produced some memorable concerts this year. Two women played a leading role in the Belgian city: Diana Krall and Joan Baez. The first is a pure jazz artist....

The Trouble With Artie Shaw

Arthur Arshawsky, known publicly and professionally as Artie Shaw, was clearly one of the greatest clarinetists of the 20th century. He was also an excellent jazz improviser, but...

The Ed Palermo Big Band, A Lousy Day in Harlem | CD Review

A Lousy Day in Harlem showcases the expertise of Ed Palermo as both an arranger and composer through the release of his latest masterpiece with the Ed Palermo Big Band. The title...

Is New York becoming the new Paris for up-and-coming artists?

For much of the twentieth century, Paris was the go-to place for American artists looking to hone their craft, but now it seems that trend has been reversed. From Hemmingway to...