Announced by two singles released in November 2018 and December 2019 respectively, the first album by the relatively new Scandinavian trio Rymden, Reflections And Odysseys, was released on February 8 on the Jazzland label.
Half-Japanese and half-New Zealander, Mark de Clive-Lowe was initially invested in electro club culture before becoming a jazz musician. He finds multiple artistic voices with his new album, Heritage. We caught up with him in New York at the Winter Jazz Fest, January 2019.
At 26 years old, London trombonist Rosie Turton, who is a member of the Nerija septet, is releasing the EP Rosie’s 5ive as part of 5ive series launched by the Jazzre:freshed label. This first release as a leader is an indication of interesting upcoming possibilites.
At the head of French orchestra Le Sacre du Tympan for twenty years, but seeing himself exclusively as a bassist, the gifted artist Fred Pallem talks humbly about this project as well as the mood of his latest album, L'Odyssée, released on October 5. He’s a complete artist, with an undeniable freshness and a contagious sense of humor.