The Morgenland Festival in Osnabrück has been celebrating the fascinating musical culture of the Near and Middle East since 2005.
Brussels-born virtuoso harmonica player Jean Toots Thielemans.
The unique work of this legendary singer and songwriter.
Charles Mingus showcases a concert performed in April 1965 featuring his most celebrated lineup, with Jaki Byard, Dannie Richmond, Johnny Coles, Clifford Jordan and Eric Dolphy.
Patáx was heavily influenced by seminal fusion bands like Weather Report and Return to Forever. This Spanish artist should not be mistaken for a copy of either, as Patáx presents an accomplished mix of styles, including soul, jazz, funk and hip-hop.
A performance at Estival in Switzerland, Lugano, by The Crusaders, an American jazz fusion group popular in the 1970s. The group employ a two-manned front-line horn section, and their sound is rooted in hard bop, with an emphasis on R&B and soul.
In just a few years, young trumpet player Christian Scott has become synonymous with a new jazz generation. He shakes up the conventions of jazz by taking the genre to new horizons and reaching a wider audience.
Bilal came up in Germantown, a northwest neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A deep interest in jazz was fostered by his father, who took him to the city's clubs, singing eventually became more than an interest. He attended New York's new school for jazz and contemporary music, where he ...
In May 2014, the Conservatory of Amsterdam hosted a conference about one of the greatest jazz composers of the 20th century: Duke Ellington. Musicologists and musicians with a special bond with Ellington and his music spoke about his life and music.
Since its opening in 1992, jazz club Moods has developed into one of Zurich's largest and most prominent cultural venues. At Moods, British singer Hannah Williams captures the sound of 1960s soul music, mixing it with funk and rock influences.
Always respectful of the blues roots he inherited, the charismatic singer adds soul, funk, country and gospel to his musical range; the memories of his American youth.
In 2018, WOMEX was held in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. One of its showcase participants, Bakolo Music International, represents the pioneers of the golden age of Congolese rumba.
With his powerful arms, Earl `Fatha' Hines embraced nearly every era of jazz piano.
Trumpeter Carlo Nardozza and pianist Michel Bisceglia combine their talents to create wonderful music with haunting melodies and beautiful themes.
Award-winning saxophonist Michael Blicher, Hammond wizard Dan Hemmer and legendary drummer Steve Gadd joined forces in 2014 to celebrate their shared love for Hammond-organ soul jazz.
Every year since 1970, the German city of Burghausen has been hosting one of the largest jazz festivals in the world. One of the artists performing here in 2019 is Etienne Mbappé, a talented Cameroonian bassist and singer songwriter.
Wouter Hamel performing at Paradiso, Amsterdam.
The November Music festival in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, is the ultimate event for experiencing a broad range of music. It features a variety of contemporary and experimental pop, sound art, non-Western music, jazz and free improvisation.
Composed of 13 talented musicians, the Electro Deluxe ensemble offers a unique combination of jazz, funk, electronic music, and rap. Their Welcome Home concert was recorded at the Théâtre Le Trianon in Paris, 2013.
Sarah McCoy spent a good deal of her twenties playing piano and singing in fly-ridden, hotter-than-hell New Orleans dives - places whose chaos matched the life on the road she had been living since the age of twenty.
The 29th Street Saxophone Quartet is an American quartet founded in 1982 by alto saxophonists Bobby Watson and Ed Jackson, tenor saxophonist Rich Rothenberg and baritone saxophonist, Jim Hartog.
After jazz reached Istanbul, it firmly took root there. Quite a few jazz bars have sprung up to cater to the genre's fans. The concerts featured in this series were recorded at several Istanbul jazz clubs, featuring some of the very best jazz bands.
Three concerts filmed in 1963 and 1964 in Holland, Switzerland and Belgium that highlight the bebop legend's classic style and silky tone.