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CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...

CD Review, Mareille Merck (Larus) – Fadenschlag

During my own musical journey as a jazz guitarist I once had the luck to meet my absolute hero Wayne Shorter. The meeting happened back stage just prior to his last concert at...

CD Review: Pierrick Pédron, “Fifty/Fifty New York Sessions”

To mark his 50th birthday, French alto saxophone player, Pierrick Pédron entered the studio to record not one, but two albums. The first album titled “Fifty/Fifty New York...

2021 Grammy Winners Announced.

Last night, at a largely digital ceremony, the winners of the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced. Below you’ll find a list of the albums nominated in the jazz...

Marek Dorcik, About Time.

Slovakian born drummer Marek Dorcik is swiftly gaining a reputation as a sought after professional drummer on the international jazz scene, working with some of the UK’s...

Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases “Where Will the River Flow”

Glasgow-based saxophonist Matt Carmichael releases his first album, Where Will the River Flow on Friday, March 12, 2021. The BBC Young Jazz Musician 2020 finalist, who is due to...

Mareille Merck Larus, Fadenschlag

Fadenschlag is the new album from Swiss based guitarist Mareille Merck. As an active member of the Swiss jazz scene Mareille has shared the stage with famous musicians like John...

CD Review: Airelle Besson, Try

French trumpeter Airelle Besson will release her new album “Try” on March 5th. This album is the follow up to her 2015 debut “Radio One”. “Try”...

Dr. Lonnie Smith, Breathe

On March 26, Blue Note Records will release Breathe, the third new album by legendary Hammond B-3 organist Dr. Lonnie Smith since his 2016 return to the label where he first made...

Lara Solnicki, The One and the Other

Canadian composer, singer, and poet Lara Solnicki unveils a confident collection of ‘tone poems’ – her own post-modern mix of jazz, free improvisation, ‘contemporary’...

Alan Broadbent & Georgia Mancio Release New Album & Book

Pianist/composer Alan Broadbent and vocalist/lyricist Georgia Mancio cement their reputation as “one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” with...