A L’arme Festival Vol. 10 (Part 2 of 2) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Paul Acquaro My first visit to A L’arme was for it’s second installment in 2013 when I was still bedazzled by the shaggy chic of Berlin. It was there that I met up with my Free Jazz Blog colleague Martin Schray for the first of many times at the festival and took in the … Read more

A L’arme Festival Vol. 10 (Part 1 of 2) ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Paul Acquaro Since its inception in 2012, Berlin based organizers Louis Rastig and Karina Mertin’s A L’arme festival has carefully avoided being defined as only a free-jazz festival. Sure, through the years free jazz icons such as Peter Brötzmann, Sven-Åke Johansson, Irène Schweizer, Han Bennink, John Butcher, Ken Vandermark, Lotte Anker, Ikue Mori, William … Read more

Tommy Emmanuel Announces New Five-Song EP ‘Accomplice Series Vol. 3’ with Mike Dawes

Rommy Emmanuel’ Accomplice Series Vol. 3 with Mike Dawes Tommy Emmanuel AnnouncesNew Five-Song EP‘Accomplice Series Vol. 3’ with Mike DawesOut September 23 on CGP SoundsUnveils New Single & Video “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Sparks fly on “Smiles Like Teen Spirit,” the new all-instrumental single and video from acoustic guitarist extraordinaire TOMMY EMMANUEL and British acoustic … Read more

The Revivalists Announce New EP ‘Made In Muscle Shoals Vol. 2’ Share Video

Photo: The Revivalists by Karly Cronin The Revivalists Announce ‘Made In Muscle Schoals Vol. 2’ EPOut June 17 via Concord RecordsShare New Video for “Otherside of Paradise (Made In Muscle Shoals)” Chart-topping rock band The Revivalists have announced their Made In Muscle Shoals Vol. 2 live studio EP, out June 17th via Concord Records, alongside … Read more

Vincent Abbate – Who Is The Blues Vol. 2: The Interviews

Vincent Abbate – Who Is The Blues Vol. 2: The Interviews Blues Encounters 2000-2020 Self-published www.whoisblues.com 265 pages Softcover edition An American now living in Germany, Vincent Abbate has been writing about blues artists and the music they have gifted to the world ever since he first discovered the music in 1992. His work has … Read more