‘Just the Three of Us’ at Chris’ Jazz Café article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer September 20, 2022 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Michael Pedicin on tenor saxophone, ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Jim Ridl on piano, and Dean Johnson bass, acoustic ” data-original-title=”” title=””>Dean Johnson on bass, owes much of its successful execution to the trio format without drums. … Read more

Olie Brice (new double album ‘Fire Hills’; launch 13 Sept. Cafe Oto) – London Jazz News

“Fire Hills” (West Hill Records), the new double album from bassist/composer Olie Brice, marks a significant step forward in his career as bandleader and composer: one album by his trio with Will Glaser and Tom Challenger, and one for octet. Both groups will perform at the launch (Cafe Oto, 13 Sep.) The octet is also … Read more

Joe Block Quartet Featuring Vocalist Jamile At Chris’ Jazz Cafe article @ All About Jazz

Live Review Courtesy Victor L. Schermer By Victor L. Schermer June 24, 2022 Sign in to view read count Joe Block Quartet featuring vocalist Jamile Chris’ Jazz Cafe Philadelphia, PA June 17, 2022 Although this reviewer recently interviewed pianist Joe Block for All About Jazz, he never heard Block leading his own group live. So … Read more

Jakub Klimiuk Quintet (Jazz Cafe POSK, 25 June) – London Jazz News

Polish guitarist and composer Jakub Klimiuk will perform with his quintet at Jazz Cafe POSK on Saturday 25 June. This new project combines modern jazz with the influences of Scandinavian improvised music, Eastern European folk and contemporary classical music. Interview by Tomasz Furmanek AKUB KLIMIUK QUINTET Jakub Klimiuk Quintet. Photo credit: Grain Addiction LondonJazz News: … Read more

Jazz Suites by Jarek Śmietana (Jazz Cafe POSK, 23 April) – London Jazz News

Violinist/composer/arranger Alicja Śmietana has prepared a very special concert program to celebrate the life and music of her late father, one of the legends of Polish jazz, guitarist Jarek Śmietana (1951-2013). With her on stage at Jazz Cafe POSK on Saturday 23 April will be a top-flight UK trio: James Pearson on piano, Jeremy Brown … Read more