Hamburg getting ready for Überjazz

For the fifth year, Hamburg will have its Überjazz Festival in late October this year. The

Diana Krall postpones her Wallflower

The release of the new Diana Krall album, “Wallflower”, has been postponed worldwide  to February 2015.

Shakatak returning to Berlin after 25 years

The UK based Soul/Funk/Jazz combo Shakatak were at the forefront of a new music movement in

Michael Franks at 70

It is hard to believe that Michael Franks is already 70. The singer and songwriter with

Jackie Cain: Icon with angelic voice

I remember Roy Kral picking me up in Montclair, New Jersey with his old, golden Mercedes

Jazzfest Berlin celebrates 50th anniversary

One of the most prestigious and popular festivals in Germany, the Jazzfest Berlin, is celebrating its

Joe Sample dies at 75

So many classic recordings feature his signature keyboard and piano playing. His robust Fender Rhodes has

Smokey Robinson invites his friends for his new album

Five years after his critically acclaimed album „Time Flies“, the legendary singer and songwriter offers an

Philadelphia hosts first Queer Jazz Festival

New jazz festivals have been founded aplenty over the years, but Philadelphia now has a unique

NY celebrates Bebo Valdés

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem opens a new exhibition of Bebo Valdés. The life and