Jamie Pregnell I Sleepy Town

Jamie Pregnell I Sleepy Town

‘It’s just really good fun, you know? Everything on it feels great and the tunes are fantastic.’ – Julien Wilson, speaking about his experience playing on Jamie Pregnell’s record ‘Sleepy Town’. This album, made up of cozy, sophistically arranged and executed originals, comes from the country’s southernmost state – Tasmania. Jamie [Guitar] has created a … Read more

Leaning In | Linus Eppinger (June 2022)

Leaning In Linus Eppinger

Fresh Sound Records FSR 5123 The first time I saw Linus Eppinger on YouTube I thought “Chet Atkins, Jim Hall.” Linus doesn’t play like Chet but Linus’s guitar, a hollow body archtop, looked like something Chet played and there’s nothing “country” about Linus’s playing but he’s got this relaxed laidback feel that both Chet and … Read more

Licentia Poetica | ELMA (Mar 2022)

Elma album cover

For six years we have been waiting for new recordings from Elma. After two well-received and widely acclaimed albums – “Hic et nunc” and “Ad rem” – the singer returns with a new project and a few unforeseen surprises. ELMA is this time the “trademark” of the entire quartet, formally linking the release with the … Read more

Metamorphosis | Jacob Artved (Feb 2022)

Metamorphosis | Jacob Artved (Feb 2022)

This article was originally published in Japanese in Jazz Japan vol.141 “Jazz Meets Classic” by a new generation of Danish guitarists focusing on music familiar that inspired them throughout their childhood…  Jacob Artved initially demonstrated his admiration for modern jazz in his quartet’s live album featuring American drummer Louis Hayes at Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2019. … Read more

Vice Versa | Bram de Looze (Oct 2021)

Vice Versa

Bram de Looze’s Vice Versa, with New York masterful drummer Eric McPherson (Jackie Mclean, Andrew Hill, Pharaoh Sanders, Fred Hersch) and Berlin bassist Felix Henkelhausen (Jim Black, Nate Wooley, Lotte Anker). “Both (McPherson and Henkelhausen) are compositional masterminds with unlimited rhythmic inventiveness.” – from the announcement of the broadcasting hall in Bremen.  Top class jazz … Read more

Fantàsia | Jacopo Ferrazza (Dec 2021)


Jacopo Ferrazza was born in Frascati, a city near Rome. He is an acoustic and electric pianist and bassist. He graduated in classical bass and classical piano at the Conservatorio di Musica Licinio Refice, Frosinone (Licinio Refice Conservatory of Music). He studied bass with John Patitucci, Ares Tavolazzi, Marco Panascia, Aldo Perris, Luca Cola and … Read more