TRACYE EILEEN, YOU HIT THE SPOT.
New Album Now Available

You Hit The Spot, sees Chicago based vocalist Tracye Eileen return to her roots as a straight-ahead jazz vocalist for her fourth release as a leader. Jan Veldman in his review on the platform wrote "So, this leaves me with the question, what is it about this album that makes it special? The answer is simple, It’s Tracye Eileen’s vocal performances.

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Jazz In Europe Magazine - Order Yours Here...
Summer 2020 Edition is now available

In the Summer 2020 edition Our lead story is an interview with vocalist Kurt Elling. This edition also includes interviews with Norma Winstone, Steve Swallow, Ambrose Akinmusire, Ruby Turner and Christian Sands. Nigel speaks with painter Sharon Matishoff about her portraits of Jazz Icons. We take a look at some rediscovered Thelonious Monk recordings and our photo feature spotlights the work of Polish photographer Kasia Idzkowska..

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DOMINIK SCHÜRMANN - MOONS AGO
The new album from Dominik Schürmann - Available Now

A wise man once said that it doesn’t matter where jazz goes as long as it takes the tradition with it. One artist that understands this concept well is Swiss double bass player Dominik Schürmann. Dominik's new album “Moons Ago”, featuring Max Ionata presents 12 tracks featuring original compositions that stylistically pay homage to the jazz legends of the 1950s and 60s.

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