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New festival in Palermo honors age-old jazz traditions

It was the beginning of the Jazz era, when Nick LaRocca born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of poor Sicilian immigrants recorded one of the most recorded jazz classics of...

Festival Review: Jazz Middelheim was a liberation party

This years Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is now behind us. From Friday, August 13 to Monday, August 16, there were five performances a day. You were allowed in with proof that you...

Festival Review: Amersfoort World Jazz Festival 2021.

Organizing a festival in a world with COVID is a challenge to say the least. This challenge is specifically relevant here in the Netherlands where the governments constant flip...

Jazz Middelheim: Almost as usual.

Jazz Middelheim in Antwerp is the first major jazz event in Belgium that can take place without additional restrictions due to corona. Park Den Brandt has been the place where the...

A Drummer’s Summit at this year’s Dobršská brána International Music Festival 2021

The Dobršská brána International Music Festival keeps to its tradition and ambition with another year of first-rate musicians from across Europe including the Czech Republic....

Sylwester Ostrowski unites international lineup to celebrate life after covid

Celebrating the end of a long, trying year for everyone, Polish saxophonist Sylwester Ostrowski brings together an international all-star lineup on July 8 for a once in a lifetime...

Jazz Odyssey : A tale of two cities – Part 2.

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Lara Eidi tells us all about her visit to the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in a three-part series. Part Two: The road less travelled  I was...

Jazz Odyssey: A tale of two cities – Part 1

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Lara Eidi writes about her visit to the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in a fascinating three-part series. Part 1: The return to Athens....

Gent Jazz 2021: More than 30 concerts in ten days.

New festival location in 2023: medieval castle The Gravensteen. Gent Jazz Festival continues this year and will take place from the 8th until the 18th of July and yes, in...

Six U.S. Jazz Clubs Host First-Ever Multi-City East Coast Jazz Festival.

There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been a challenging year for the music industry, in fact, 2020-21 will not only go down in history as the year of the pandemic but I...

Szczecin Jazz presents first European jazz festival of 2021.

Launching 26 February and running through to the 4th of March, Szczecin Jazz will host Europe’s first hybrid festival of the year. Over the course of 7 days, each night one act...