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ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene

Read "Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

[This is the fourth of the All About Jazz series on “The Many Faces of Jazz Today: Critical Dialogues" in which we explore the current state of jazz around the world with musicians, journalists, and entrepreneurs who give us their own unique perspectives.

Jazz originated in America, but Europe has made and still makes ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Hakos Trios: Hakos Trios

Read "Hakos Trios" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

The self-titled debut from the Spain-based Hakos Trios is a cross-continental outing from diverse European and Asian influences. Working with straight-forward pentatonic scales as well as Baltic and Eastern inspirations, the resulting pieces take shape as unfamiliar but accessible. Billed as a double-trio, the Bulgarian, Serbian and Spanish musicians maintain a fixed rhythm section and trade ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

André Fernandes: Dream Keeper

Read "Dream Keeper" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Born in jny: Lisbon in 1976, guitarist André Fernandes is becoming a significant international player in jazz. He studied at the Lisbon Hot Club School and later at Berklee College of Music for two years in the late nineteen nineties. He has contributed to the projects of many internationally renowned jazz musicians including Julian Arguelles, Avishai ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

European Jazz Conference 2015

Read "European Jazz Conference 2015" reviewed by Ian Patterson

European Jazz Conference
Budapest Music Centre
Budapest, Hungary
September 24-27, 2015

In times when war and poverty are provoking large-scale migrations to Europe, the responses both individually and collectively of the European nations have raised important questions concerning responsibility, human rights, humanitarian aid and trans-national collaboration. In the light of Orwellian ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

The Art of the Guitar: Samo Salamon, Christer Fredriksen, Rez Abbasi & Juan Pablo Hernández

Read "The Art of the Guitar: Samo Salamon, Christer Fredriksen, Rez Abbasi & Juan Pablo Hernández" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

The guitar is an instrument that continues to inspire musicians around the world and since early pioneers like Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian showed the endless possibilities of the instrument, the guitar has also been an important part of the evolution of jazz. One can certainly speak of a genre called jazz guitar, with characteristic chord ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Perico Sambeat: More Than He Could Imagine

Read "Perico Sambeat: More Than He Could Imagine" reviewed by Marta Ramon

Perico Sambeat is one of the most famous Spanish sax players around the world. Before he got special recognition in 2003 when he won the Bird award at the North Sea Jazz Festival, he had been working internationally for more than twenty years. This eclectic jazz musician has a rich discography both as a leader and ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Festival Porta-Jazz Is Near!

The next edition of our anual jazz festival is coming up: it's the fourth edition of Porta-Jazz Festival! Our main goal as a musician's association is to promote the original creation in contemporary jazz and this year we have many reasons to celebrate. We've had weekly concerts at our venue Sala Porta-Jazz always with a sellout, we launched three new ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Guinness Cork Jazz Camp 2013

Read "The Guinness Cork Jazz Camp 2013" reviewed by Melody McLaren

While much of the interest in Guinness Cork Jazz Festival --celebrating its 35th year in 2013--inevitably focuses on concert headliners, one of the hidden gems of the annual weekend programme is the Cork Jazz Camp, a collaborative effort between Fáilte IrelandCIT Cork School of Music and the Global Music Foundation which has been developing since 2009. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013

Read "Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2013" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
Various Venues
Cork
Ireland
October 25-28, 2013

Whether it was chance or fate is debatable but the fact is that had it not been for a cancelled bridge tournament the first Cork Jazz Festival might never have got off the ground. The 35th Guinness Cork Jazz ...

Take Five WIth Viktorija Pilatovic

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Meet Viktorija Pilatovic:

In October 2012, jazz singer, composer and arranger Viktorija Pilatovic, just 23 years old, performed her original composition, “We Could Solve That," with internationally renowned bassist Victor Wooten in Valencia, Spain's iconic Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia performing arts complex. Her skills were quickly noticed when she arrived at Berklee Valencia ...


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