Women in Jazz Media

Not Just a Backing Singer: In Conversation with Sarah Brown

My first interaction with Sarah Brown was wonderfully charming, backstage at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Sitting in a security cabin to the side of The Jazz Arena, Sarah seemed...

A Weekend Away at XJAZZ! Berlin

Being asked to visit Berlin to interview several of my favourite musicians, watch some sensational performances and wander around a wonderfully eccentric city, was a surreal...

Something New with Evie Asio

Welcome to the next interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New’ exploring new albums and books through conversation directly with the artist to share a little...

A Weekend Away at The Cheltenham Jazz Festival

With a reputation as one of the UK’s most renowned jazz events, I was delighted to be invited to The Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Through platforming a combination of international...

CD Review: Diana Torti and Sabino de Bari, It’s All We Have

Never before has an album’s deep lyrics contrasted so markedly with the lightness and sheer beauty of its sound. The seriousness of many, although not all, of the lyrics is...

International Jazz Day: The Beauty in Partnerships

International Jazz Day , originally founded in 2011 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was created to shine a light on the power of...

Something New with Cecilia Sanchietti

Welcome to the next interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New’ exploring new albums and books through conversation directly with the artist to share a little...

Behind the Pen with Jane Cornwell

The world of jazz (and music) journalism is a competitive struggle at times, particularly for women looking to break the mould and find a name for themselves in a historically...

Diana Torti: The Beauty in Sound

With a new album coming out soon, it is time to shine a well overdue light on the brilliant Italian Jazz singer, improviser, composer and psychologist Diana Torti. Singing and...

Rickie Lee Jones: In the Company of a Duchess

Rickie Lee Jones. Songwriter. Storyteller. Trailblazer. Legend. Rickie Lee Jones has been my musical companion almost my whole life. I was first introduced to her music when I was...

Vivienne Aerts: The Power of Chocolate

Vocalist, performer & composer Vivienne Aerts has just released her innovative new album Typuhthâng in conjunction with International Women’s Day. Featuring 100 female...