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Marius Neset draws on the pop, soul and funk with new album “Happy”

It’s often been said the great musicians are often ahead of their time and this could be quite apt when speaking about Saxophonist/composer Marius Neset. There’s...

Pianist Ezra Weiss announces new collaborative EP.

Portland based pianist and composer Ezra Weiss is set to release his latest collaborative project together with bassist Jon Shaw, and drummer Tim DuRoche. The new EP, titled...

Joe McCarthy’s NY Afro Bop Alliance reimagines the Nutcracker Suite

In 1960, Columbia Records released Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite”, the 20-minute suite that...

Zev Feldman launches new label with unique Ahmad Jamal set.

Producer Zev Feldman is well known in the jazz world for his work in tracking down previously unreleased recordings from some of the most iconic musicians throughout the history...

Wolfert Brederode announces new ECM Album and Tour Dates.

Dutch pianist Wolfert Brederode recently announced the release of his fourth CD as a leader for for ECM records and the accompanying autumn tour dates. On the coming release...

Dennis Mitcheltree, Golden Rule

Saxophonist/composer Dennis Mitcheltree’s new recording, his sixth as a leader, Golden Rule, is one brimming with humanity. The music celebrates family, lost friends, his major...

Miguel Zenón speaks about his new album Música de Las Américas

This Summer, Saxophonist, Miguel Zenón released his latest album “Música de Las Américas” on Zenón’s Miel Music label. The music making up this collection of...

CD Review: Helena Kay’s Kim Trio, Golden Sands

Helena Kay is a tenor saxophonist and composer based in London, originally from Perth in Scotland. They moved to London in 2012 to study at Guildhall and have since won various...

The Bad Plus announce new line-up and European Tour Dates.

The Bad Plus have been a staple on the jazz scene now for over twenty years, no mean feat in todays music world. Formed in 2000 in Minneapolis, the band’s original members,...

Nominees announced for the 2022 Jazz FM Awards

Jazz FM have today announced the nominees for the Jazz FM Awards 2022 with PPL and PRS for Music, which will once again recognise the best new talent, contemporary icons and...

Matthias Schwengler, Soulcrane & Strings

Soulcrane & Strings is the latest album by Cologne based trumpet player Matthias Schwengler and follows his 2020 release “Another Step We Take”. Released on the 9th of...