FAY CLAASSEN - CLOSE TO YOU New album Available Now
Known for her vocal prowess and wide repertoire choice, Dutch vocalist Fay Claassen's latest album “Close to You” (Wedgeview Music) features eleven spectacular arrangements of well known pop gems, largely from the late 1960’s and early 1970’s including among others compositions by Lennon & McCartney classic “The Fool on the Hill”, Blood, Sweat & Tears “Spinning Wheel” and of course the title track, Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “Close to You”.
The authentic enquiring personality of Fiona Ross seems to function on copious cups of hot tea and the companionship of her cat affectionately named ‘Kitten’. A personality...
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..
Peter Fessler, Solo Time The new album from Peter Fessler - Available Now
Peter Fessler, of Canadian-German descent, is probably the only jazz musician from Germany who has ever had a global hit. Hi Latest album "Solo Time" (Mons Records) documents Peter live and in a Solo format. Fessler’s latest work includes thirteen songs – six of which he has penned himself and features his trademark polyphonic fusion of vocals and acoustic guitar. Moving! Amazing…