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Festival Flashes | Scheldejazz Festival, Terneuzen (The Netherlands)

Our roving festival “meister”, Peter Beije will be providing us this summer with his impressions of the festivals he will visit in a new format we’ll call “Festival...

Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival | June 18 to 21

June 18 will see the launch of the first edition of the Veronica’s Tales Jazz Festival in Kamnik Slovenia. The four day festival will be held at the historical castle...

Yass | The Jazz, the Filth and the Fury

By W. OLEKSIAK | courtesy of CULTURE.PL The Polish jazz scene is without doubt one of the most interesting in Europe, the problem is that most people outside of Poland don’t...

Midem Moves Cannes Conference To June, Announces New Initiatives

For some time now attendance at the worlds largest music industry trade show Midem has been declining. Contrary to this trend niche based trade shows such as JazzAhead &...

Phronesis At Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

By IAN PATTERSON | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ Phronesis | Crescent Arts Centre | Belfast, Ireland | May 30, 2014 You had to feel sorry for the couple, rocking up at...

Jazz Middelheim can’t do without the music of Toots Thielemans

By PETER BEIJE | Photos BRUNO BOLLAERT ‘The Music of Toots Thielemans’ is the title of the main program on the Saturday evening of Jazz Middelheim. The Antwerp jazz...

Kenny Werner on Toots Thielemans

‘There will never be another one like Toots’ – Kenny Werner We published Peter Beije’s article on the Toots Thielemans tribute at the coming Jazz Middelheim...

Takeshi Asai: French Trio, Vol. 1

By GEANNINE REID | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Spreading his time between the music scenes of Europe, Asia and the United States, composer and pianist Takeshi Asai brings a...

Linley Hamilton: Right On The Wavelength

By IAN PATTERSON  | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ Trumpeter Linley Hamilton has been a mainstay of the Northern Irish jazz scene for well over two decades. An in-demand session...

Mai Jazz 2014 | Stavanger, Norway

Mai Jazz 2014 | Stavanger, Norway | May 6-11, 2014 Live review | By JOHN KELMAN | courtesy of  ALL ABOUT JAZZ After visiting Norway as often as four or five times annually,...

Jazz In Europe’s founder, Johan van Deeg steps down.

Jazz in Europe has relaunched under the guidance of founder and chief editor Johan van Deeg–providing greater coverage and reaching a wider readership. Due to health...