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Jazz Forward

Jazz Forward is an exciting new live music agency run as a collective.  Founded by Scottish jazz musicians Marianne McGregor, Malcolm MacFarlane, Sophie Bancroft and music...

NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis dies at age 87.

Jazz pianist, three-time Grammy winner, and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis, who successfully crossed over from the Jazz charts to the Pop charts, most notably with his smash hit...

Hammond virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco dies aged 51

This morning the news reached us the Joey DeFrancesco has passed away aged 51. According to reports, the exact cause of death is still to yet to be fully determined. I first met...

Ilaria Capalbo: The Queen of Resilience

Bassist and composer Ilaria Capalbo recently released her brilliant album, Karthago, her first as a leader. Already established in the scene as an exceptional bassist, having...

Cologne based trio “By The Way” debuts with new album.

Earlier this year the German based jazz label Mons Records released “Time For Blue”, the debut release by Cologne based trio “By The Way”. Founded in 2019,...

Something New: ‘Luma’ with Emily Francis

Welcome to our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New with Esther Bennett’. Exploring new albums through conversation directly with the artist to share a little insight...

In Conversation with Pianist and Composer Naadia Sheriff

Naadia Sheriff is a UK Jazz Pianist, Composer, Musical Director Arranger and educator. One of the most versatile pianists and musicians out there, her performance and arranging...

Luchi: ‘Alien Girl’ Album Launch

Italian singer songwriter Luchi releases her new album ‘Alien Girl’ on February 11th after a hugely successful album launch event at Pizza Express Live, London. Originally...

Aurelie Freoua: The Jazz Connection

Aurelie Freoua is a brilliant artist whose work is captivating the jazz world and beyond. She is an integral part of a fantastic art scene in the UK, which is full of incredible...

Jazz in Art: In conversation with Gina Southgate

Throughout the EFG London Jazz Festival, we at Women in Jazz Media are holding a jazz art and photography exhibition, showcasing some of the leading artist and photographers from...

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...