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Joey Alexander | Warna

Joey Alexander, the Grammy-nominated jazz pianist, composer and bandleader announces the release of his major label debut album, WARNA via Verve Records/Universal Music Canada,...

Record Store Day, Black Friday Releases

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and that means tomorrow is “Record Store Day – Black Friday”. This year there are some great new releases especially...

Jazz & traditional Malagasy music from Madagascar

Editors Note: Jenny recently contacted me, sending me private excerpts of her upcoming debut EP album “Road to Salvation“, I felt an immediate connection to the lovely...

Warsaw Village Band performs at the Jazz Meets World Series

The Warsaw Village Band performs at the Jazz Meets World Series in Prague, Czech Republic. The Warsaw Village Band has said that the roots for their music came from travelling to...

Patricia Barber-November Euro Tour

Internationally acclaimed American composer-singer/pianist Patricia Barber raises the bar with her 2019 recording on ArtistShare, her first since the critically acclaimed Smash...

Giuseppe Millaci, The Endless Way – CD Review

Last week Italian Bassist and composer Giuseppe Millaci released his second CD as a leader titled “The Endless Way”. This release follows his 2017 debut “Songbook” and...

2020 Grammy Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2020 Grammy awards to held on the 26th of January were released yesterday. The 62nd edition of the Grammy Awards will once again be held at the Staples...

Cheltenham Jazz Festival Reveal First Names for 2020

Bebel Gilberto, Blind Boys of Alabama, Amadou and Mariam & David Liebman/Randy Brecker/Marc Copland Quintet first shows announced The first wave of artists confirmed for next...

Ragmala – A Garden of Ragas

In an era of xenophobia and hate, Adam Rudolph shows us a way forward.  The drummer/composer and world music pioneer’s new recording Ragmala – A Garden of...

Poetry, passion and strings aplenty

Monday 11th November, Pizza Express in Soho saw the return of one of my favourite jazz performances. Filomena Campus’ “Theatralia Jazz Festival”, now in its 5th edition. The...

Paul Jost, Live in Europe

Last week the official European edition of vocalist Paul Jost’s “Simple Life” album was released by Belgium based label Jammincolors. Released earlier this year...