Artists in Lockdown | Adam Simmons (AUS)

We’re talking to Adam Simmons, Australian saxophonist, festival curator and a regular visitor of Amersfoort Jazz festival in The Netherlands, as an performing artist but also as a participant of World Jazz Conference. We ask him how and what he is doing, now the world is in lockdown due to COVID19. “I am so very disappointed not to be in …

Artists in Lockdown | Marco Mezquida (ESP)

Like many artists all around the world, Spanish pianist Marco Mezquida saw his concerts brutally cancelled due to the corona lockdown. “For sure I’m sad because of this very difficult moment,” says Mezquida, “it’s hard for so many people, for everybody. It’s incredible, like a nightmare…” The famous maestro briefs us from his home in Barcelona. “We are safe, we’re …

Claire Parsons ‘In Geometry’

Luxembourgish/British composer/musician Claire Parsons performed as a ‘Sena Performers International Jazz Laureate’ at the Amersfoort Jazz 2019. She was endorsed by the Luxembourg Jazz Meeting where she performed in duo with guitarist Eran Har Even (2018). All concerts were attended by the authors of ProgJazz webmagazine, who wrote positive reviews on the enchanting vocalist and her companion guitarist Eran Har …