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The best jazz festivals in 2022

Beautiful melodies, unreal improvisation, unbeatable talent and burning passion. These are just some of the characteristics of jazz music that make it so irresistible. But nothing beats live jazz music. Experiencing the feeling…

Top 10 Jazz Festivals in the UK 2022

There's no doubt about it: jazz music has undergone a major rejuvenation over the past decade. No longer an antiquated form of music held back by gatekeeper aficionados, the baton of British jazz has now been passed on to expressive…

event overflowing with new sounds

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVALDecember 3-5, various locationsMusic can trigger deep memories. And, as one of the panel discussions at this year's Melbourne International Jazz Festival explored, it plays a vital role in anchoring…

THE MUSIC OF MARY LOU WILLIAMS

Described by Duke Ellington as "soul upon soul", Mary Lou Williams has been an extremely influential jazz pianist, arranger and composer for over 60 years. From "Mess-A-Stomp", recorded in 1929 by Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy, to…

Gordon Koang plays live

He also recorded an album last year, although he hasn't seen much revenue yet. But he tries not to dwell on that side of things.Loading“Music is part of life. If you put money in your mind, sometimes the music can be…

October 2021 Jazz Records Reviews

Nina simone: The Montreux years Simone, vocals, piano; Buck Clarke, Paul Robinson, drums; Leopoldo Fleming, percussion; Gene Taylor, bass; others. BMG BMGCAT461D (2LP, 2CD). 2021. Nick Bonard, Fraser Kennedy, Thierry Amsallem, prod…

Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival

Ohio's best blues and jazz return to Gahanna for a weekend at the 2021 Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival, September 17-19, 2021. Sales for general admission and reserved tables will begin on Friday, June 18. "We made the decision to hold…

2021 Jazz Festival events

September 20 - 26 Jazz Festival 2021 Limerick will host a host of local and international musicians for the tenth annual Limerick Jazz Festival, which takes place the week of September 20-26. 2021. Bands from Switzerland, Chile and…