The Morgenland Festival of Osnabrueck has dedicated itself to the fascinating music culture of the Near and Middle East since 2005.
Vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Makoto Ozone, both great jazz players noted for their virtuoso technique and innovative style perform at 'Münchner Klaviersommer', an annual concerts series that took place from 1981 to 1998 in Munich, Germany. The concerts were usually held in July at The Gas...
British pianist George Shearing enjoys an international reputation as an instrumentalist, arranger, and composer. From the Munich Philharmonie, Shearing plays in a duo format with Canadian double bassist Neil Swainson.
Concert of Max Roach Quintet. Second part.
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.
McKay's determination to continue the musical legacy of this iconic band.
Discover the great Miles at the North Sea Jazz Festival, recognized worldwide for its outstanding coverage of a wide range of musical styles.
A journey back to the roots of music. It shows the enormous impact traditional music from all over the world has had on contemporary jazz. This programme includes famous musicians, as well as upcoming youngsters.
A song cycle by the Danish singer-songwriter Trinelise Væring and pianist Jonas Berg.
Self-taught musician Less McCann became a world jazz star after the release of his 1968 album Swiss Movement, which he recorded with the late Eddie Harris. In this 1983 set, he brings gospel back to New Orleans.
For his album `Who's Happy?' Hugh Coltman travelled to New Orleans. At Jazz à Ramatuelle, we witness why this amazing singer was elected La Voix de l'année at Les Victoires du Jazz 2017. His warm voice is full of emotions and melancholy.
The 2018 edition of WOMEX was held in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. One of its showcase participants, Vishten, has been animating audiences for 15 years with its fiery blend of traditional music.
These three performances demonstrate why Sarah Vaughan is invariably mentioned in the same breath as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
A wide variety of international jazz musicians give a creative, up-close and inside insight into their art of playing jazz music. Young talent and established jazz musicians play to their heart's content.
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 ...
Brazilian singer-songwriter Maria do Céu Whitaker Poças, better known as Céu, grew up in a musical family. She studied music theory and plays the acoustic guitar known as the 'violão'. Her debut album, CéU, received a Grammy nomination in the category 'Best Contemporary World Music Album' in 2008...
The bustling streets of Tel Aviv resonate in the music of the new generation of Israeli jazz artists. The series offers an eye-witness account of the incredible inventiveness and diversity of the Israeli jazz scene.
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.
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.
American singer and Grammy Award winner Al Jarreau gave an unforgettable performance for the audience of the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Discover the special bond between pianist Carla Bley and bassist Steve Swallow. The two have performed in the same bands since the 1960s and have been romantic partners for more than two decades.
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.
The influential jazz guitarist leads three different lineups through his best-known tunes, including `Four on Six,' and `Jingles.' With rare footage of the icon in rehearsal.