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Jason Miles and a little ‘Black Magic’.

Due to his adaptability in any musical situation he finds himself, Jason Miles is an artist that one could easily describe as a chameleon. While some may view this as a negative...

Pianist Connie Han to release Iron Starlet in April

With the release of her 2018 Mack Avenue Music Group debut, Crime Zone, pianist/keyboardist Connie Han seized the attention of the jazz world and firmly established herself as a...

Cover Story: Maria Schneider, Data Lords

To most jazz aficionados Maria Schneider needs little or no introduction however, for those less familiar with her body of work a short recap of her distinguished career would...

Bria Skonberg, Making Things Happen!

Award-winning Canadian born trumpeter, singer and songwriter Bria Skonberg is causing quite a storm. Having won the vocal jazz album Jono award in 2017 and nominated again in...

Bob Mintzer on the WDR Big Band and more.

As a saxophonist and arranger myself, it was a true honour to interview Bob Mintzer, a musician who I’ve admired ever since I began playing the saxophone. Having written well...

Maurits van Hout, Photo Feature

At the age of 35 Maurits van Hout, like many started to ask himself; do I want to remain on this corporate career path regardless of the success and income, and continue day in...

Carsten Dahl, Painting Music.

Carsten Dahl is one of the most impressive European Jazz pianists around today. During his career, Carsten has appeared on over 250 recordings and produced 30 albums of his own....

Jimmy Cobb, Still Hitting Hard…

Drummer Jimmy Cobb is a 90-year old NEA Jazz Master that is still playing hard and keeping the groove with his trio consisting of Tadataka Unno on piano and Paolo Benedettini on...

Connie Han, Honouring the Tradition.

Los Angeles based pianist Connie Han debuted in 2018 with her album “Crime Zone”. The album garnered rave reviews from almost all major jazz media outlets including this fine...

Spyro Gyra, an interview with Jay Beckenstein.

October 2019 saw the release of Spyro Gyra’s first album of new material in six years. Once again, they have upset expectations by recording an album of all cover songs. In a...