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Valencia swings

Our Spanish contributor, Marta Ramon provides us with a round up of this years jazz festivals in Valencia Spain. Five festivals in five Valencian towns have made the Mediterranean...

Tobin wins top prize at Edinburgh Festival

Jazz singer and composer Christine Tobin has won a Herald Angel for her performance of her programme of Leonard Cohen songs, A Thousand Kisses Deep, at the Edinburgh Fringe...

Cedar Walton dies aged 79

We have received the sad news the Cedar Walton passed away early Monday morning at his home in Brooklyn, New York. Cedar Walton was a prolific recording and performing artist....

James Tormé at The Rio Café, Glasgow

The Rio Café in Partick, an area of Glasgow, would, on first sight, seem an unlikely venue for an international recording artist based in Los Angeles to make his Scottish debut,...

The Whirlwind Festival | October 10, 11 & 12 | Kings Place in London

London based label Whirlwind Recordings founded in 2010 by bassist/producer Michael Janisch will commemorate their third anniversary by hosting a three day festival on October...

Dutch radio program Jazz Meeting reaches listeners worldwide

Every Wednesday evening live from the studio’s of Radio Hengelo Cynthia Thijs presents the Jazz Meeting. The Jazz Meeting is a radio program with the goal of introducing new...

George Duke dies age 67

Veteran jazz, R&B, funk and fusion keyboard virtuoso George Duke died on 5 August in Los Angeles. The news was confirmed today by Duke’s record label Concord-Telarc....

Europe’s first lady of jazz Rita Reys dies age 88

The Netherlands best known jazz singer Rita Reys died age 88 at her home in Breukelen  (The Netherlands) on Saturday evening. Known to many as Europe’s first lady of jazz Rita...

Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall invites submissions from Jazz composers

Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) are currently requesting submissions from from composers for an 8 minute jazz piece for a large children’s ensemble. The piece is...

Clamshell Records | Vector Series

Spanish label Clamshell Records has launched a series of Avant-garde CD productions under the title “The Vector Series. The aim of this series is to publish and promote advanced...

Erin Dickins | Java Jive

A CD project that combines my Love of Jazz with my Passion for Food. Hi All! My name is Erin Dickins. I am a Jazz vocalist and a passionate lover of good food. I created this...