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Becca Horne chats with Mario “El Indio” Morejon

Jazz great, Dizzy Gillespie one said, “Ideas, ideas, backward and forward. His influence is layers and layers of spirit.” Gillespie could have been speaking about Cuban born...

Uli Beckerhoff | Everyone has heroes

By Rob Adams | 1st published by the Herald Scotland. Everyone has heroes. Even musicians who have been said to have found their own voice as a composer or improviser will have...

Interview with Ntjam Rosie

Ntjam Rosie is an amazing addition to the soul/jazz music scene in the Netherlands and, without doubt, soon the world. With Cameroon as her birth-place and the Netherlands as her...

Featured Gig | Robert Glasper at Jazz Tibet Club – Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Pianist Robert Glasper has been called “The hope and future of jazz”. Ten years after making his Blue Note debut—and following two GRAMMY-winning volumes of his...

Interview with Deborah J. Carter

Deborah J. Carter’s latest album called ‘Diggin’ the Duke!’ was released in Europe last month. From ‘Petite fleur Africaine’  to ‘It don’t mean a thing (if it...

CD Review | Marco Marconi Trio “Nordik”

Every so often the fates contrive to bring together musicians of incredible talent, put them in the hands of a good recording engineer, give them a good producer and the result is...

Neil Tesser Wins 2015 Lifetime Achievement In Jazz Journalism Award

Neil Tesser, a Chicago-based jazz journalist, broadcaster, author, educator, former chair of the board of trustees of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (NARAS) and current...

Ntjam Rosie performs at the Dutch Jazzday & North Sea Jazz Festival

Ntjam Rosie, Cameroon-born, Dutch-based Afro-European artist, has become a tastemaker both with her music and her fashion sense, is set to make a big mark in 2015 with her fourth...

CD Review | Toine Thys Trio: “Grizzly”

By: Peter Bieje Toine Thys’s trio plays in a traditional line-up of reeds, percussion and organ however the music on their new cd “Grizzly” is anything but traditional....

Rogier Telderman and Vincent Houdijk win the Dutch “Young VIP” award.

The VIP (Association of Jazz and Improvised Music Venues) is a joint venture consisting of 25 of the premier jazz clubs in the Netherlands. Each year the programmers for these...