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Photo Feature: Kasia Idzkowska

This editions photo feature shines the spotlight on Polish photographer Kasia Idzkowska. Active since 2016 as a music photographer, Kasia was recently awarded first prize in the...

Tony Kofi ‘Portrait of Cannonball’ at the 606 Club: Review

Released in April, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi’s ‘Another Kind of Soul’ is a stunning album which explores the music of Cannonball Adderley from the mid-50s Miles...

Beware – (Updated) starting Oct 1st, 2020 – Facebook adds new restrictions on music live streaming!

The social network Facebook will be adding new restrictions and on music live streams starting on October 1st, 2020. As a direct consequence, artists will be forced to look for...

ACT Records founder Siggi Loch celebrates 80th birthday with new book release.

Last Month ACT Records founder Siggi Loch celebrated his 80th birthday. To mark the occasion ACT published a strictly limited narrative illustrated book “A Life in the...

Ruby Turner, From Jamaica to the world.

Ruby Turner MBE has been captivating audiences around the world for many years. Her first solo album in 1986 ‘Women Take Up All the Sky’ had producers including Womack and...

7 Virtual Jazz Club’s Contest – 5th Edition 2020

7 Virtual Jazz Club continues its worldwide search for emerging and under-recognized creative musicians of all ages and backgrounds. For the 2020 edition, there are new prizes and...

Labilia: Music, Culture and Science, Placing the human being central.

As I’ve probably written in every single article, music is an incredible journey that can take us in unexpected places. Normally we discuss Jazz here but in this case,...

Ambrose Akinmusire, Telling the stories of the community.

Trumpeter, Ambrose Akinmusire is one of the most original and poetic musicians of the current generation. Quoting directly from his biography Ambrose “… aspires to create...

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...