John Butcher – 5 LPs from Berlin (and Leipzig) on NI VU NI CONNU ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Paul Acquaro British saxophonist John Butcher is no stranger to Berlin. Linked to the Echtzeit scene that emerged during the heady days of post re-unification Germany in the abundant derelict spaces that served as breeding grounds for creativity. Butcher, on the occasion of this 65th birthday, held a short residency in November 2019 at … Read more

XJAZZ! Festival 2022, Berlin – (4 to 8 May) – London Jazz News

(XJAZZ! Berlin. 4-8 March 2022. Preview by Izzy Blankfield) Berlin is a city constantly in flux, and its jazz scene is no different. This year’s XJAZZ! Festival – taking place from 4 to 8 May in the city’s vibrant Kreuzberg neighborhood – will showcase the musical depth and variety that the German capital has to … Read more