Women in Jazz Media

Toulouse Lautrec at the EFG London Jazz Festival

The EFG London Festival is a huge highlight in the jazz calendar and after the past few years, we are all more than ready to celebrate the power and beauty that jazz brings.  In...

Hannah Alper and Creating Change

How does someone go from wanting to write a blog at nine years old to becoming an activist, motivational speaker, and published author by the age of 18? Well, Hannah Alper did...

“The spiritual touch” Paul Edis’ new album strikes perfection!

There is a certain type of music that, when in the air, evokes a million memories of times gone by. British pianist Paul Edis releases his new aptly titled album “The Still...

The power of music: Chris Standring at his best

It’s September! – My favourite month of the year, nature changes, leaves are falling but there is still warmth in the air and some flowers are still in bloom! The world...

Ashaine White: Kicking Down The Door

Ashaine White is a fierce and formidable artist making a significant impact in the music industry. A jazz and neo soul inspired singer/songwriter hailing from North London in the...

Migdalia Van Der Hoven: Getting down to the Business of Groove

Born in Mexico, trained at Berklee in the US, living in London and just about to play at the world-renowned Ronnie Scott’s, drummer Migdalia van der Hoven is a significant...

Wendy Kirkland: Her Time to Shine

Wendy Kirkland, pianist and singer extraordinaire, has been stunning audiences across the UK for many years and is considered ‘one of the great unsung heroines of British...

Kim Cypher: Catching dreams

Kim Cypher’s love, joy and dedication to her music is not only clear, it is highly infectious.  Her loyal fan base have been by her side throughout lockdown while she has kept...

Georgia Mancio: Incandescent is her Star

Georgia Mancio, the multi award winning vocalist, producer, educator and lyricist has been captivating us all since releasing her debut album Peaceful Place in 2003. Her stunning...

Giant Steps: Diverse Journeys in British Jazz

David Burke’s new book is an immensely important addition to the world of Jazz. As I write Covid restrictions are still on but soon they will be gone…..   We have been...

Jazz Odyssey: A Tale of Two Cities- Part 3

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Lara Eidi tells us all about her visit to the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in the final part of this three-part series. Part Three: The dawn...