Women in Jazz Media

Danielle White: The Ultimate Jazz Entrepreneur

Danielle White is a hugely valued, highly respected and much needed part of the jazz community. Her work behind the scenes is vital to the jazz industry and her support for...

Ami Oprenova: Enjoying ‘Precious Days’

Bulgarian jazz vocalist, band leader and composer Ami Oprenova kicked off a UK album tour at London venue Toulouse Lautrec on Sunday 26th September 2021, presenting arrangements...

Black Lives in Music

Jazz represents freedom of expression and yet historically, women, people of colour, the LGBTQ community and many more have not been given equal opportunities in the Jazz...

Esther Bennett in conversation with: Irene Serra

In March of this year, we published our first magazine for International Women’s day with the support of many of our partners.  We reached out and asked our partners to...

ALBUM REVIEW: AMI OPRENOVA ‘PRECIOUS DAYS’

Brand new album ‘Precious Days’ from Bulgarian jazz vocalist, composer and band leader Ami Oprenova features 9 original tracks (3 co-written with guitarist Daniele...

Charlotte Keeffe: Right Here, Right Now

This summer prolific English improvising trumpeter and composer Charlotte Keeffe released her latest album Right Here, Right Now. Lavishly showcasing her accomplishment and...

Esther Bennett in conversation with: Lara Eidi

Lara Eidi is a multi – disciplinary artist, singer songwriter, storyteller and jazz musician currently meandering between London and Athens.  She’s performed since a...

Lara Jones and Charlotte Keeffe: Precious Collaborations

As part of our series exploring the exciting EFG London festival programme, I lept at the opportunity to talk to two truly inspirational and incredible musicians – Lara...

In Conversation with Alina Bzhezhinska: Music must be played from the heart

Undoubtedly one of the leading harpists in the world today, Alina Bzhezhinska is a one-woman powerhouse, on a mission to bring the harp to the fore of contemporary sound. A jazz...

Esther Bennett in conversation with: Hannah Horton

British Female Jazz Saxophonist Hannah Horton is a rising star in the UK Jazz scene and has performed with many great jazz artists including Ian Shaw, Amy Winehouse, John...

From Giant Steps to J Steps

J Steps is a fantastic new initiative in jazz led by UK jazz saxophonist Hannah Horton as part of Guildhall Young Artists, in Saffron Walden, England. Hannah has formulated a band...