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CD Review: Chip Wickham, Blue to Red

When trying to explain what motivates their music, jazz musicians have often spoken of their concern for the fate of our poor, battered planet. The British saxophonist and...

Jason Miles, Black Magic, CD Review

Today saw the release of the latest album titled “Black Magic” from Keyboardist and producer Jason Miles. Often described as a chameleon, largely due to his...

CD Review – Wild Card | Beast from the East

A fixture on the London jazz scene for the last 12 years, Wild Card is essentially an organ trio, led by exiled Parisian guitarist Clément Régert. Hammond B3 player Andrew Noble...

Judy Wexler’s ‘Crowded Heart’ Album review

American Jazz vocalist and song archaeologist Judy Wexler’s new album ‘Crowded Heart’ has received incredible reviews. It reached No.1 in the iTunes Jazz Chart and the...

JO, Party | CD Review

Triumphantly winning the Europäischer Burghauser Jazz Award 2015 and Getxo International Jazz Competition 2017, Cologne-based drummer Jo Beyer leads his quartet, JO, as they...

Joshua Espinoza, Journey into night | CD Review.

Baltimore based pianist Joshua Espinoza recently released his debut recording titled “Journey into night”. The album features a unique take on a rather eclectic range...

Victoria Kaunova, Ilya Morozov Sextet – The First

Vocalist Victoria Kaunova and saxophonist Ilya Morozov first met while studying at the Rostov College of Arts (Russia). At this time they had already expressed the desire to...

CD Review | Tom Haines & The Birmingham Jazz Orchestra “Live”

Prior to hearing this album I was unaware of Tom Haines however after some research it became clear that Tom is no stranger to the world of Big Band composition. Tom is a multi...

Avishai Cohen ~ CD Review ~ Cross My Palm With Silver

The new cd from trumpeter Avishai Cohen is called ‘Cross My Palm With Silver’. It is the successor of the acclaimed album ‘Into The Silence’, both have...

CD Review | Libor Šmoldas Organ Trio | Lay It Down

A slight touch of the blues, soul jazz and groove best describes the Libor Šmoldas Organ trio; it’s a contemporary jazz sound while clearly harking back to the golden era...

CD Review | Kristin Korb – Beyond the Moon

American ex-pat bassist/ vocalist Kristin Korb released her latest CD “Beyond the Moon” in November 2016. Featuring eleven tracks, Beyond the Moon pays homage to the lyrics of...