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Migthy Sam McClain

Posted June 17, 2015

The much revered American blues artist Mighty Sam McClain left us yesterday. We are sad and wish his wife and family all possible strength to deal with his departure. Sam had recorded another album with the Norwegian guitarist Knut Reiersrud and his band as his last project; The album will be on release on the German label Act. His music will su... more

Jacky Terrasson @Olympia

Posted June 10, 2015

Last night, American pianist Jacky Terrasson performed an absolutely brilliant concert in front of a full house and a very enthusiastic audience at the Olympia here in Paris, one of the oldest and most prestigious concert venues in town. He had invited some very appreciated artist friends to the event, too. Amongst them: the wonderful singer Céc... more

En Chordais

Posted May 29, 2015

The Marco Polo Project by Greek composer, producer and oud player Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, released on French label World Village, continues concert presentations with his group En Chordais and the Ensemble Constantinople all over the world. After recent successes, amongst others, at the New York Lincoln Center and the Berlin Philharmonic Hall (sol... more

Trilok Gurtu

Posted May 22, 2015

Great drummer Trilok Gurtu, of Indian origin and currently based in Germany, will be performing again with his trio at Jazz in Marciac, one of the most important, if not the most important French Jazz Festival, at the end of July. At that same festival, he is also invited by the Jan Garbarek group as a featured artist. Gurtu’s latest CD “Spellbo... more

Sylvain Rifflet Alphabet

Posted April 29, 2015

French composer and brilliant saxophone and clarinet player Sylvain Rifflet’s concert with his band/project Alphabet has been much appreciated by the international professional audience at the recent jazzahead! festival and convention opening night in Bremen last week. The CD will be on release on Jazz Village/Harmonia Mundi in autumn. The group... more

Jon Hassell

Posted April 28, 2015

After the release of the amazing reissue of “City – Works of Fiction” by Jon Hassell in an extended 3 CD version through Warp Records, now sold out, the artist will play three dates in Europe in May: at the Jazzhouse Copenhagen, the London Denovali Festival and at the Hamburg, Germany Elbjazz Festival. Amongst the media comments: ... more

Sangoma Everett Trio new album Debi

Posted April 03, 2015

Great concert last night at a crowded, enthusiastic Sunside Jazz Club in Paris : American, French based drummer Sangoma Everett (past collaborations include Mal Waldron, Barney Wilen, Joe Lee Wilson, Tommy Flanagan, Steve Lacy, Clark Terry, Linda Hopkins, Memphis Slim, Jimmy Smith, and many more) has created a new trio with two young Frenchmen, ... more

Melanie Horsnell

Posted March 23, 2015

Australian singer/songwriter Melanie Horsnell , a big fan of France and everything French, will have a new album out shortly, called “Blue Butterfly”, sung in English and in French, and recorded with local musicians (Moira Montier, Paddy Sherlock, Laurent Delahaye, Melissa Cox, Stuart Mudie) in Paris last December. Here is a first link more

Pascal Schumacher "Left Tokyo Right"

Posted March 17, 2015

After a release in Japan on February 11, vibraphonist Pascal Schumacher’s new album, “Left Tokyo Right” will be out March, 23 on Laborie Jazz, with a concert in Paris at Studio de l’Ermitage March, 26.

Jazz Sous Les Pommiers Festival

Posted March 03, 2015

The French jazz festival celebrating spring, Jazz sous les Pommiers in Coutances/Brittany will present Pascal Schumacher who has his new album Left Tokyo Right on release on Laborie Jazz in March, the French/American pianist Jacky Terrasson with his new project “Take this” (Universal), Cuban pianist Omar Sosa, twice, with the Italian trumpet sta... more