Women in Jazz

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame – Part 2

Continuing on with our Women in Jazz series, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most prominent women currently active in...

Maxine Gordon and the Jazz Flame

Today is International Women’s Day. Starting today and for the following two weeks, Jazz In Europe together with the Europe Jazz Network will be highlighting some of the most...

Preview: Billie Holiday through a new lens.

New Black Films have announced the UK theatrical release of an incredible new documentary on the legend Billie Holiday. Directed by Emmy nominated James Erskine and co-produced by...

Ruby Turner, From Jamaica to the world.

Ruby Turner MBE has been captivating audiences around the world for many years. Her first solo album in 1986 ‘Women Take Up All the Sky’ had producers including Womack and...

Cyrille Aimèe: Sondheim, Gypsies and what being alive means.

Grammy® nominated vocalist Cyrille Aimèe has been soaking up diverse, musical communities since an early age. Born in Samois-sur-Seine, in Fontainebleau, France – the same...

Interview: Alison Rayner steps out of the shadows

Award-winning Bassist and composer Alison Rayner has been an integral part of the Jazz scene since the mid-70s. She has toured all the major international jazz venues and...

Bria Skonberg, Making Things Happen!

Award-winning Canadian born trumpeter, singer and songwriter Bria Skonberg is causing quite a storm. Having won the vocal jazz album Jono award in 2017 and nominated again in...

Josephine Baker and her light that must always shine

At a time when the world is in such disarray, there has never been a more important or more poignant time to remember that everything and anything is possible. The belief that you...

Jazz North’s Jazz Camp for Girls – A Space for Girls to Flourish Under Female Role Models

Editors note: Below is a press release from JazzNorth. On Sunday 10th February 10 am – 3 pm four one-day workshops are taking place across the north of England in Rotherham,...

Hailey Tuck interview by Fiona Ross

American singer Hailey Tucks story sounds like something that has come out of a F. Scott Fitzgerald book tinged with a little Christopher Isherwood. Born in Texas, she moved to...

Artist Manager Maria Avgoulis Interviewed by Fiona Ross

Where are all the women in Jazz? They’re here, you just don’t know about all of them. There has been an incredible amount of discussions recently about the lack of women in...