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Jazz Middelheim plays in Antwerp 18 – 27 September 2020

Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is saved! Due to the corona crisis, the festival in the Belgian city could not take place in August. The authorities have agreed to a festival in which...

Bird 100! The Centennial Celebration Of Jazz Pioneer Charlie Parker Continues.

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Charlie Parker’s birth. It’s impossible to imagine the evolution of jazz and modern music in general without the indelible influence...

Yellowjackets to release collaboration with the WDR Big Band

In a recent interview with Bob Mintzer in the Winter 2020 edition of the Jazz In Europe magazine, Bob Mintzer spoke at length about the Yellowjackets collaboration with...

Sharon Matishoff, Jazz and Art

Based in Frankfort, Kentucky, Sharon Matisoff is an award-winning representational artist who paints in the Impressionism/Realism style. Matisoff has spent a lifetime painting a...

New Jazz Focus Video Series – Episode -1

Hi, Nigel J. editor-in-chief at JazzInEurope.com Welcome to the New Jazz Focus Video Series. Each month in this series I will be making comments and shining a spotlight on a...

Steve Swallow, A little outside the ordinary.

Sometimes meeting our heroes can be dangerous. When I first started my career in professional football, I was a teenager and everything seemed to be magnificent. Suddenly I was...

Jazz & the Accordion at the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2020

Jazz & the Accordion at the Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2020—A Gate to the World of Music in South Bohemia The Dobršská brána International Music...

We Must Rise Together…

While the world is so full of heartache, pain, and anguish, I have been wanting to put my thoughts down about the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement but have struggled to...

Christian Sands, The art of being water.

It’s all about ears, according to pianist Christian Sands. Of course, we know that: you can’t appreciate music without ears, and obviously you need ears to play music. What he...

TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA – Saturday 18th July 2020

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith presents THE ONLINE PREMIERE of A TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA A short musical video to celebrate International Mandela...

Norma Winstone, A true British legend.

Best known for her wordless improvisation, English based Jazz vocalist and lyricist Norma Winstone MBE has had a long and successful career, spanning over 50 years. Norma’s many...