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Toulouse Lautrec at the EFG London Jazz Festival

The EFG London Festival is a huge highlight in the jazz calendar and after the past few years, we are all more than ready to celebrate the power and beauty that jazz brings.  In...

Ashaine White: Kicking Down The Door

Ashaine White is a fierce and formidable artist making a significant impact in the music industry. A jazz and neo soul inspired singer/songwriter hailing from North London in the...

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...

Jazz Odyssey : A tale of two cities – Part 2.

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Lara Eidi tells us all about her visit to the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in a three-part series. Part Two: The road less travelled  I was...

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....

Lil Hardin: A Pillar in the Rear View Mirror

As a woman in jazz, I have wondered so many times, why we just don’t seem to talk about and celebrate the contributions of women in jazz in the same way we celebrate the men....