Alicia Olatuja and her Timeless Voice

At first I thought oh no not another version of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” and “Amazing

Jazz from Mauritius is “The Key”

Pianist Jerry Léonide is from Mauritius, a place not necessarily associated with Jazz. But there has

Esther Phillips and the Capricorn Princess

Esther Phillips was one of the first female superstars of R&B. She had seven Top 10

Gina hunting a squirrel

Recently, while walking with a friend in the beautiful park of the Schloss Charlottenburg, Gina spotted

Jazzfest Berlin turns 50 and has important things to celebrate

Bert Noglik, the artistic director for the Berlin Jazzfest, now in his third year, loves irritations,

Jazz Calendars for 2015

Did you make your plans for 2015 yet? If not, maybe these two calendars will help

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