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Dee Dee Bridgewater: The Ultimate Jazz Warrior Interview with Fiona Ross

Dee Dee Bridgewater needs no introduction. Triple Grammy winner. Record label head. UN Good Will ambassador. Producer. Tony winner. Mentor. Jazz Legend. She has always been a huge...

Nilson Matta – A Brazilian in New York

Nilson Matta has long been considered one of the top bass players on the scene today and since his arrival in New York in 1985, he has become the first-call bassist for many...

Miriam Gould – Empty Room On Tour

Last August, Miriam Gould premiered her first solo theatre production, Empty Room at The Cockpit in London receiving rave reviews. Starting on the 28th of this month Miriam will...

Summer Jazz Workshop Round-up

Summer jazz workshops have become a popular destination for both amateur and professional musicians looking to up their skills in an inspiring environment with like-minded people....

Porgy and Bess host Book Release panel discussion on “The History of European Jazz”

Last October, we published Peter Jones review of the epic work “The History of European Jazz” edited by Francesco Martinelli. This review was one of the most popular...

Paul Jost – Give me the Simple Life

For those among us who are not familiar with Paul Jost and his work allow me to bring you up to speed. Paul is a vocalist based on the east coast of the USA and is currently...

Organist Joey DeFrancesco Jams with the JLCO

It’s not every day you see a Hammond B-3 organ immersed in a jazz orchestra, but that’s exactly what’s happening at Jazz at Lincoln Center May 17-18 in Rose Theater as...

Interview – Gearbox Records – The Cutting Edge of Vinyl

Blue skies and a gentle warm sun adorn my walk to the offices and studios of Gearbox Records, just a 20 minutes walk from King’s Cross Station. The London label’s location has...

Gig review – Christian Scott at Ronnie Scott’s

“It is time we created a sound that dispels singular narratives of entire peoples and looks to finally represent the wealth of narratives found throughout the American...

Craig Schoedler, Bass Destinations

Craig Schoedler is one of those musicians that seems to be unafraid to tackle any musical challenge. This is not only evidenced by his eclectic recorded output but also his latest...

Gogo Penguin Music to Close Your Eyes + Euro Tour Dates.

Gogo Penguin is hailed as one of the most recent breakthroughs on the contemporary British jazz scene, especially since this Manchester-based group got signed to Blue Note Records...