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Mental Health Awareness in the Jazz Industry

The Jazz industry is no stranger to mental health concerns and in fact, the creative industry, as a collective, has been rife with a whole range of artists struggling with their...

CD Review: Zurich Jazz Orchestra, To My Beloved Ones

In 2018 the Zurich Jazz Orchestra released “Three Pictures”, the first album in a trilogy of recordings featuring compositions and arrangements of the then musical...

Gig Review: Koki Nakano London and Paris

Paris based Japanese pianist and composer Koki Nakano presented his captivating new album ‘Oceanic Feeling’ in two stunning settings – Palais de Tokyo, Paris and Stone...

Tia Brazda returns to Europe to present new album.

Canadian singer Tia Brazda returns to Europe with her cheerful brand of vintage jazz pop! Tia will be performing material from her upcoming album When I Get Low on May 27 at...

Maxine Gordon: Sophisticated Giants

Women in Jazz Media presents: Maxine Gordon: Sophisticated Giants. A celebration of the inspirational work of award-winning legend Maxine Gordon at Jazz Cafe Posk, London on...

CD Review | Time for Blue – By The Way

Time for Blue is the debut album from the group “By The Way”. This trio is comprised of pianist and educator Frank Wunsch together with two of his ex-students, vocalist Emese...

jazzahead! 2022 : Once again Bremen is the World’s capitol of Jazz

After two years of being unable to meet in person due to Corona, this year it will again be possible for musicians, labels and organizers to meet face to face in Bremen at the...

Hannah Horton: Inside Out

British Jazz Saxophonist Hannah Horton is continuing to create a significant buzz as a rising star in the UK Jazz scene even more so since her saxophone artistry was recognised...

Jean-Michel Pilc : Alive – Live at Dièse Onze, Montréal

Spontaneity may well be the most important element of jazz expression… the immediacy of creativity in its purest and most adventurous manifestation. For the extraordinary...

Gig Review: Marta Capponi at the 606

When I interviewed jazz vocalist and composer Marta Capponi last year to discuss her recent album, Life Within, I spoke of her indefinable magical quality and sparkle. I referred...

CD Review: Galleass, Short Stories

Italian guitarist and composer Antonio Marzinotto releases his brilliant new album with his Galleass project, Short Stories. An artist whose work, I feel, is not given the...