The latest incarnation of drummer Florian Arbenz ‘Conversations’ project brings the Swiss band leader together with celebrated Dutch saxophonist/clarinetist Tineke Postma, Portugese accordion-virtuoso Joao Barradas and Swiss-Australian bassist Rafael Jerjen.
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Pianist Julia Hülsmann’s playing and turn of phrase reveal a deep jazz awareness, her spacey meditations often unveiling their secrets slowly.
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Saxophonist Joel Frahm is an accomplished virtuoso who deftly balances his accessible, mellifluous sound with an explorative spirit.
The duo of Austrian sitarist Klaus Falschlunger and Italian accordionist Luciano Biondini look east and west at the same time.
Formed by drummer Art Blakey in the 1950s as a collective, The Jazz Messengers occupies a special place in the annals of Jazz music in the twentieth century.
The music of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – the tightly arranged horn section, the hard-swinging rhythm section, the scorching solos – is classic jazz at its most exhilarating.
A two-times UK Jazz Singer of the Year Award’ winner, Ian Shaw is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in contemporary jazz, lauded internationally for his musicality, his ready wit and his sensitive interpretations of classic songs.
Gerald Clayton is a six times Grammy Awards nominated pianist, composer and arranger and one of the rising stars of the prestigious Blue Note jazz label.
Miles Davis and his various bands created a huge repertoire of music that is regularly performed all over the world, and that forms a sizeable portion of the traditional jazz repertoire.
SKYLLA´ is a project of composer and bassist Ruth Goller – featuring herself on bass guitar and a trio of voices – her own – and those of singers Lauren Kinsella and Alice Grant.
Lars Danielsson’s Liberetto Quartet have produced a series of albums of near flawless beauty since they first assembled to record on Munich’s ACT label, just over a decade ago.