Women in Jazz Media

Centenary Celebration: Jean-Baptiste ‘Illinois’ Jacquet (1922-2004)

Sometimes in life you get an offer that’s just too good to refuse. So, when I was asked if I would like to write a tribute to one of the most influential tenor saxophonists...

Cecilia Sanchietti and the Rhythm of Kindness

Award-winning drummer and composer, teacher and art director Cecilia Sanchietti is an absolute inspiration. A versatile and highly experienced performer, with an impressive...

Women in Jazz Media at The EFG London Jazz Festival 2022

It is once again the time of year when jazz lovers and observers everywhere are preparing for the excitement of the EFG London Jazz Festival. This November, from the 17th to the...

Mélanie Centenero: An eclectic combination of science and jazz…

French drummer Mélanie Centenero is set to launch her solo career with her multi-faceted debut album: Théorie de l’Ensemble. With its colourful musicality, thrilling...

Featured Gig: Amy Gadiaga at Jazz Cafe Posk

Bassist, vocalist, composer and rising star Amy Gadiaga brings her brilliant set to Jazz Café POSK, London, launching the first of the Women in Jazz Media monthly...

Soho Live Jazz Week 2022

Soho Live Jazz Week, held annually in one the most exciting areas of London, celebrates the rich history of jazz, nurtures new jazz artists and epitomises community spirit,...

All-Female Ensembles & Their Importance in Today’s Jazz Scene

The growing number of all-female ensembles in today’s jazz world is something that has been greatly admired by many female (and male) musicians in the business. The overwhelming...

Jazz Forward

Jazz Forward is an exciting new live music agency run as a collective.  Founded by Scottish jazz musicians Marianne McGregor, Malcolm MacFarlane, Sophie Bancroft and music...

CD Review: Helena Kay’s Kim Trio, Golden Sands

Helena Kay is a tenor saxophonist and composer based in London, originally from Perth in Scotland. They moved to London in 2012 to study at Guildhall and have since won various...

CD Review: Onwards, Asha Parkinson’s Kalpadruma

The Kalpadruma Collective was founded in 2017 by Asha Parkinson, an up-and-coming young musician and composer looking to cross genre boundaries and diversify the styles of jazz...

Ilaria Capalbo: The Queen of Resilience

Bassist and composer Ilaria Capalbo recently released her brilliant album, Karthago, her first as a leader. Already established in the scene as an exceptional bassist, having...