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Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2014

Read "Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2014" reviewed by Henning Bolte

2014 Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2014
Ljubljana, Slovenia
July 2-5, 2014

Ljubljana--capital of the Republic of Slovenia, member of EU, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy--hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe, which held its 55th edition this year. The event is usually organized by Cankarjev House--Cankarjev Dom, in Slovenian--a prestigious, state-run ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Gregory Porter: Liquid Spirit

Read "Liquid Spirit" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Gregory Porter has a lot to live up to. Widespread critical acclaim, Grammy nominations and reviewers suggesting that he's the next big jazz star, the man to bring jazz back to mainstream popularity, all lay a big artistic burden on his (admittedly quite broad) shoulders. Liquid Spirit is his third album and it heralds a move ...

NEWS: EVENT

Benny's Hardbop Jazz Sundays Live At Creole's

This Holiday Season finds Benny's Jazz Sundays at one of the most respected music rooms in the tri-state area. Creole's Supper and Music Club was built with the intention of presenting music in a warm environment. We keep returning to this venue because it is ideally situated and specifically designed for the enjoyment of “Real Jazz" We're sure that you'll enjoy ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival: Curacao, August 31-September 1, 2012

Read "Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival: Curacao, August 31-September 1, 2012" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival
World Trade Center
Curacao
August 31-September 1

The Caribbean island of Curacao can claim, after three years, that its jazz festival is a success. It sells out tickets and brings people to the island, which depends so heavily on tourism. More music lovers should look into the festival, as much ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision

Read "Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Artists who mix or move between two styles, no matter how smoothly, sometimes risk being critically or commercially marooned between them. Gregory Porter sings in a style deeply steeped in the best soul and rhythm-and-blues schools; his deep and warm instrument conjures echoes of Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls and other legendary voices. Even so, his first ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

North Sea Jazz Festival: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-8, 2012

Read "North Sea Jazz Festival: Rotterdam, The Netherlands, July 6-8, 2012" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

North Sea Jazz Festival
Ahoy
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
July 6-8, 2012

The city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands seems ideal for a jazz festival. It's a large enough metropolis to hold things of interest for any tourist--arts, culture, architecture, fine eateries, interesting activities--while at the same time being friendly, laidback and manageable. Toss the mammoth ...