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Tommy Remon Quartet – Eagle Peak

Over the last year Tom Remon has created a fine reputation as one of the next generation of UK jazz musicians. A graduate from Middlesex University, and former attendee of the...

Bruno Micetic: the blaze of versatility

Bruno Micetic is not just a musician. When speaking with him you soon realize that he has the ability to change your state of mind and fill your day with plenty of cheerfulness....

The Italian Festival series: “Concerti delle Abbazie”

I am really happy to introduce this series of interviews I will be publishing with some of the most committed and passionate artistic directors in the Italian Jazz Festival world....

Migdalia Van Der Hoven: Getting down to the Business of Groove

Born in Mexico, trained at Berklee in the US, living in London and just about to play at the world-renowned Ronnie Scott’s, drummer Migdalia van der Hoven is a significant...

Wendy Kirkland: Her Time to Shine

Wendy Kirkland, pianist and singer extraordinaire, has been stunning audiences across the UK for many years and is considered ‘one of the great unsung heroines of British...

Giant Steps: Diverse Journeys in British Jazz

David Burke’s new book is an immensely important addition to the world of Jazz. As I write Covid restrictions are still on but soon they will be gone…..   We have been...

Lukas Ligeti: Discovering new types of beauty

Lukas Ligeti is a composer, drummer, electronic percussionist and improvisor whose conceptually rich and genre transcending music is attracting increasing attention world-wide....

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....

Jazz, made in Italy – Anna Harwell Celenza’s superb new book!

Anna Harwell Celenza’s book “Jazz Italian Style” published by CUP (Cambridge University Press) was published earlier this year and I was hooked.  I need to clarify: this is...

Art Pepper West Coast Sessions Volumes 2 & 3

In 2016 Omnivore recordings launched it’s series of Art Pepper recordings titled “West Coast Sessions”. Volume 1 & 2 included guest performances with Sonny Stitt...

Woody Allen ~ a legend in cinematographic plays Jazz @ The Royal Albert Hall

The portentous Royal Albert Hall hosted an early evening of jazz, Dixieland jazz, early jazz with someone who is a little bit of a legend in cinematographic terms, Woody Allen....