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Steely Dan saxophonist Walt Weiskopf tours Europe with European Quartet.

Steely Dan saxophonist Walt Weiskopf will once again tour Europe in January with his European Quartet performing throughout Europe. Commencing January the 17th, WeiskopfI will be...

Jeff Goldblum takes on Ronnie Scott’s

“Thursday nights at Ronnie Scott’s will never be the same again”…. This, I overheard, being said amongst two chaps who were leaving the venue after Mr Goldblum’s gig,...

Qobuz expands Europe’s Premier High-Res Online Music Service to the U.S.

The European Hi-Res music streaming and downloading service Qobuz announced today its high-end system will be available in the United States beginning in mid-2018. Qobuz is the...

CD Review: Gisela Berndt & Band – Nach Norden

This is personal now! That’s my initial reaction to Singer-Songwriter Gisela Berndt’s new album Nach Norden and Berndt really gets into each lyric and delivers it in a way...

Gig Review – Macy Gray live at Ronnie Scott’s

After attending and reviewing the Stefano Bollani gig at Ronnie’s. Once again I found myself sitting at Ronnies bar, this time on a very perilously wobbly stall waiting...

J Frisco: Bras, peanut butter and Jazz

J Frisco is an Avant-Garde, Free jazz, all female collective of musicians that have just released their first album ‘Naked’. They create, what they define as ‘improvised...

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels: 80th Birthday Celebration

Tenor titan, bandleader, and composer Charles Lloyd has played with everybody from Cannonball Adderley to Howlin’ Wolf. He is a leading figure on the ever-evolving jazz scene...

Orphy Robinson’s “Astral Weeks”

Back in 1968 producer Lewis Merenstein’s love of jazz meant that bassist Richard Davis (who worked with Eric Dolphy), guitarist Jay Berliner and drummer Connie Kay (the last two...

Jason Miles – Celebrating the music of Weather Report.

For readers of Jazz In Europe, keyboard player and producer Jason Miles needs no introduction. Our extensive interview with Jason last year proved to one of the most read articles...

The Heliocentrics—Tis’ the Season of the Trip

Psychedelic jazz has been in a resurgence and likely connected to the commemorations of 1967 (50th year anniversary of the Summer of Love last year) and so many recollections this...

Gig Review: Italian Stefano Bollani plays Ronnies

The busy month of November arrived quickly and was as busy as predicted… Two important and rather striking gigs I attended recently at the famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in...