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Sylvain Rifflet - Victoires du Jazz

Posted July 20, 2016

Victoires du Jazz (French annual Jazz Awards): Saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist and composer Sylvain Rifflet has just received one the three big awards of this important event for “Album of the Year”. His musically unclassifiable and fascinating “Mechanics” CD, released last autumn on Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi, was awarded the No.... more


Neal Black et Larry Garner@All About Jazz

Posted June 20, 2016

After a brilliant and joyful concert at the Paris New Morning hall last week, the American blues greats Neal Black and Larry Garner have had more appreciation expressed fort their “Guilty Saints” CD in a review made in USA by All about Jazz more


Hazmat Modine new album and concert

Posted May 26, 2016

The American blues/roots/jazz/rock band HAZMAT MODINE, whose new album “Extra Deluxe Supreme” was released in Europe by Jaro Medien, Germany at the end of April, are celebrating the release with concerts across Europe. They will be performing on June 20 at the famous New Morning venue in Paris, France. more


Neal Black, Larry Gardner, Gaelle Buswel @New Morning 14 June

Posted May 19, 2016

The latest blues news :Neal Black, American, French based blues star, Larry Garner, at the same level and based in the USA but who is touring a lot in Europe, and Gaëlle Buswel, a young and brilliant blues/rock/soul artist also based in France but also travelling the world will get together at the great New Morning venue in Paris to perform an e... more


Act - Jazz at the Philharmonic

Posted May 03, 2016

Following the very successful concert by the Act label Michael Wollny Trio here in Paris, to be followed by a concert at the big Normandy/France Jazz Festival Jazz sous les Pommiers (Jazz under the Apple Trees) at the end of this week, Siggi Loch of Act has now planned a big project at the Berlin Philharmonie for 2016/2017: Jazz at Berlin Philha... more


Airelle Besson

Posted April 26, 2016

Her album « Radio One » on the Naïve label in France will only be out on May 13, but the first splendid reviews are already coming in for trumpeter, composer and conductor Airelle Besson ’s new quartet project. This great and much appreciated and respected young French lady musician will be touring in France and internationally with her quartet,... more


Laurent Rochelle OKIDOKI quartet

Posted April 14, 2016

Laurent Rochelle, composer and musician, launches his quartet OKIDOKI’s new release « Si tu regardes » (“If you take a look”) scheduled for the end of the month with a Paris concert at the jazz club Sunside/Sunset on April 21. The first media reactions coming through are excellent! Teaser 2016 Okidoki quartet from Laurent Rochelle on Vimeo. more


Ping Machine has two new albums out

Posted April 08, 2016

PING MACHINE, a great French ensemble of young and very creative Jazz musicians established here in France for quite a while already, has two new albums out now just recorded in Germany and released on the German label Neuklang Future. Their fascinating, adventurous approach to jazz merits the attention of all jazz fans, everywhere. more


Responsio

Posted April 06, 2016

The album “Responsio”, a contemporary interpretation of Guillaume de Machaut’s medieval masterpiece Messe de Nostre Dame by the Canadian contemporary classical composer Peter-Anthony Togni and his musical partner Jeff Reilly, recorded by a quartet of first class classical vocalists and Reilly’s beautiful bass clarinet, is nomi... more


La Caravane Passe @ La Maroquinerie

Posted March 17, 2016

The French, musically Eastern European inspired group La Caravane Passe has a new album out in Germany and full houses in France, with a big concert in Paris tonight. International concerts will follow, and here is their latest clip: more