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Interview: Peter Braunholz – A round trip in creativity.

German label Mons Records recently released a series of “Smooth Jazz” singles and albums under the project names Groovaz and Brownie. While Smooth Jazz has long been a...

Finding the “Sun” through music that heals with Lara Eidi

As an eclectic artist and listener, I get always very enthusiastic when I come across new music whose genre I can’t define. In particular, I get very excited when I...

Brandee Younger: Bringing New Life To The Harp

The award-winning composer, harpist and educator Brandee Younger has been kicking down doors since her first release Prelude in 2011. Six albums later, she was the first black...

Charlotta Kerbs and The Strays

Charlotta Kerbs and The Strays is a new band kicking up a storm, co-founded by Finnish singer/songwriter Charlotta Kerbs and bassist/songwriter Darrell Craig Harris. Born out of...

Awakening: A Conversation with Vocalist Mirna Bogdanovic

Berlin, a city known for its rich musical tapestry, has nurtured diverse talents that continue to push the boundaries of jazz artistry. Among these is the Bosnian-Slovenian Mirna...

Matt Ruddick and the Funkiest Man Alive

Matt Ruddick co-founder of Kind Of Jazz and author of Funny Valentine: The Story Of Chet Baker has recently published his second book Funkiest Man Alive: Rufus Thomas and Memphis...

Germana Stella La Sorsa in conversation with Maddalena Ghezzi

When I first met London-based singer, composer and improviser Maddalena Ghezzi, I was fascinated about the many eclectic interests that inspire her and that converge in her art. I...

Opening the door to great music with Mr London: Ray Jones

TalentBanq is an exciting and innovative organisation changing the musical landscape across the UK. As a live music agency, they represent a fantastic range of independent artists...

Not Just a Backing Singer: In Conversation with Sarah Brown

My first interaction with Sarah Brown was wonderfully charming, backstage at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Sitting in a security cabin to the side of The Jazz Arena, Sarah seemed...

Something New with Evie Asio

Welcome to the next interview in our Women in Jazz Media series ‘Something New’ exploring new albums and books through conversation directly with the artist to share a little...

Interview: Roberto Pistolesi

Recently we reviewed the debut album as a leader album from drummer Roberto Pistolesi, titled “Open Lands and Moving People”. This album not only drew the attention of Jan...