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Legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies age 76

Source : USA TODAY Haden’s record label, ECM, released the following statement Friday afternoon: “It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Charlie Haden, born August...

Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Draws World’s Greatest Upcoming Violinists To Kracow

Source: All About Jazz The first edition of the International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition will be held from July 16-19, as part of the 19th Summer Jazz Festival in...

Music Sales Continue Slide As Streaming Soars

SOURCE: HYPEBOT, Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS has released their analysis of 2014 mid-year U.S. music sales airplay and streaming data for the 6-month period of December 30,...

A Foreigner’s Guide to Polish Jazz

By Wojciech Oleksiak & Cezary Lerski| Courtesy of Culture.pl The prolific history of Polish Jazz may seem inaccessible for foreigners: so many characters, so many musicians...

London pianist, Theo Jackson signs with US based label.

By: PETER McLAREN | Photo Credit: BEN AMURE New York based jazz label, Dot Time records, announced today the signing of London based jazz vocalist & pianist Theo Jackson....

Aaron Goldberg featured at Roma Summer Jazz Workshop 2014

From August 23rd to 29th, Centro Ottava in Rome, will host a week long jazz workshop in the eternal city. International teachers include Aaron Goldberg (Piano), Peter Bernstein...

Max Sunyer Headlines Candas Jazz Festival 2014

Candas Jazz Festival, is a multidisciplinary festival encompassing jazz music and jazz fusion music in a beautiful town by the sea in Northern of Spain. The festival features a...

Jazz Liège Festival 2014 | Review

By JEAN-PIERRE GOFFIN, | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ The International Jazz Festival in Liège was created twenty-four years ago. The city was known for decades as the Belgian...

Preview of the July Jazz Festivals in Basque Country | Spain

By: Enrique Alonso | Photos by: Lolo Vasco Heineken Jazzaldia Festival (July 23-27) Three festivals in Basque Country are coming during the next month. This particular region is a...

Horace Silver Dies At 85; Pioneering Jazz Pianist And Composer

Courtesy of: All About Jazz Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who co founded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored...

Jan Sturiale | The journey of Electric Water

By MARTA RAMON | Photo’s courtesy of the artist In September last year Marta Ramon met with Italian guitarist Jan Sturiale to speak about his work in progress “Electric...