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13 December 2018

A Day in the Life - Impressions of Pepper

In 1967 the Beatles released their album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Now some of the most progressive jazz artists around give their interpretation of this classic album. The album includes artists like Shabaka, Miles Mosley, Cameron Graves, Onyx Collective, Makaya MacCraven and the Juju Exchange. The album will be available on Nov. 23 2019. We'll wait!

13 December 2018

RIP Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson died at the age of 81. We'll remember her as one of the greatest jazz singers.

Watch Save your Love for Me at the Hollywood Bowl here!
12 December 2018

Christmas songs

At Jazz de Ville we won't play any Christmas songs, cause we think there's enough out there and there's also people who don't like Jingle Bells. But for those who can't do without, there's this list by Spotify.

Happy Christmas here
11 December 2018

Jeff Ballard - Fairgrounds

Jeff Ballard, drummer and percussisonist, will release his second album as a leader on January 24, on Edition Records. The band includes guitarist Lionel Loueke and pianist Kevin Hayes.

Pre-order here
10 December 2018

Maisha - There is a Place

New signing on BrownswooL Maisha just released her album called There is a Place. Stunningly beautiful music. Check!

Get the album here!
9 December 2018

Lonnie Smith -All in my Mind

Hammond legend Lonnie Smith returns at Blue Note records with a new album that will be released on January 12! Can't wait!

More info here!
2 December 2018

Emille Nana - I Rise remixes

Swiss singer Emille Nana retruns to the Compost label with remixes by star producer Francois K. Tip!

Listen here
1 December 2018

Gondwana Records sales

One of our favorite record labels Gondwana Records has its Christmas sales until December 7! Your chance to get the good stuff from artists like Mammal Hands, Dwight Trible, Gogo Penguin and Matthew Halsall.

Get your Gondwana vinyl here
30 November 2018

Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher

Soul Jazz records brings us this second part of this compilation series: Soul of a Nation 2, Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher. Tracks include names like The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Funkadelic and Gary Bartz.

Get the album here!
29 November 2018

Jazzwise's list of top jazz albums of 2018

Well, the year 2018 is not over yet, but Jazzwise Magazine already publishes their list of best jazz albums of 2018. Very nice list!

See the list here

It’s show time!

Our recommended list of upcoming concerts, events and festivals you don't want to miss... Enjoy!

Every wednesday  |  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

W Lounge Live Sessions at W Hotel Amsterdam

DJ Maestro & guests

Go to website
13 January 2019  |  Utrecht, the Netherlands

Cory Henry & Metrople Orkest

Snarky Puppy member and pianist Cory Henry will play with dutch Metropole Orkest some of his new work as well as classics by the likes of Prince and Quincy Jones.

26 January 2019  |  At Sea

Blue Note at Sea

Fantastic cruise hosted by Marcus Miller and featuring artists like Kandace Springs, Jose James, Robert Glasper, Wynton Marsalis, Candy Dulfer and much more

Full line-up and tickets here
1 March 2019 - 3 March 2019  |  Jakarta, Indonesia

Java Jazz

The 15th edition of Java Jazz will be held on March 1, 2 & 3.

Visit the website of Java Jazz here
2 March 2019 - 10 March 2019  |  Bielsko-Biala, Poland

Lotos Jazz Festival

A great jazz festival in the small city of Bielska-Biala with an international line-up. Jazz de Ville's DJ Maestro will perform at the opening night.

More news here!
23 March 2019  |  Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Jazzfest Amsterdam

Tiniest, cosiest and best jazz festival in Amsterdam with the newest in Jazz. Limited amount of tickets, so be quick!

More news here!
29 March 2019 - 30 March 2019  |  Capetown, South Africa

Capetown Jazz International Jazz Festival

Cape Town International Jazz festival celebrates it's 20th! edition on March 29 and 30

Website of Cape Town Jazz International here
6 April 2019  |  Utrecht, the Netherlands

Transition festival

Line-up: Metropool Orchestra & Donny McCaslin, Bugge Wesseltoft, Enrico Rava, Shai Maestro Trio, Kamaal Williams, Wolfert Brderode Trio and much more

Transition festival website here
23 May 2019 - 26 May 2019  |  Amersfoort, the Netherlands

Amersfoort Jazz festival

The anual jazz festival in the historic centre of Amersfoort

More info here
7 June 2019 - 9 June 2019  |  Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Red Light Jazz festival

The annual Red Light Jazz festival will take place from june 7 till 9 in the heart of the Red Light district in Amsterdam. Most concerts: free entrance. Save the date!

More news here!
5 July 2019 - 7 July 2019  |  Glynde Place, UK

Love Supreme festival

One of the best jazz festivals in Europe with a great line-up!

More info here
12 July 2019 - 14 July 2019  |  Rotterdam, the Netherlands

North Sea Jazz festival 2019

The annual biggest jazz fest in Holland

Website of North Sea Jazz here

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To all Jazz lovers,

Live from the Netherlands, especially for you, we made a selection of the coolest music, news and events... in Jazz and beyond! We offer 4 different streams, or even better 4 different mood streams. Discover music that inspires you, that you can dance to, relax with, and everything in between. Thanks for listening!

Jazz de Ville

Jazz de Ville is an online jazz radio station, which airs globally from its office in Rotterdam. It's a platform for everything that has to do with Jazz and is founded by DJ Maestro, the infamous Dutch DJ, master of the vinyl and producer of the platinum awarded compilation series Blue Note Trip for Blue Note Records. Recently he joined forces with Michiel Lamens of and Korstiaan Zandvliet of

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Jazz de Ville has a wide network of artists, bands and dj's who will create the ultimate entertainment experience for your festival, presentation or event. Also, we collaborate with the best cocktail, light and sound experts around, so you won't have to worry about that either. We look forward to helping you to get the party started! Contact us for more info.

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DJ Maestro

You will never hear a DJ spin that embraces such an enormous variety of styles! Take one quick look into DJ Maestro's massive music collection and you find great records lying next to each other: John Coltrane with Cerrone; Nina Simone with Fela Kuti; or even better Masters at Work with Chet Baker.

Hear him spin and you'll understand why some people call Maestro a musical rollercoaster.
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Multi-rewarded releases

  • 8x Blue Note Trip - Platina awarded series for Blue Note Records
  • 2x albums at Universal Music
  • Nina Simone - Little Girl Blue Remixed
  • Bethlehem Blends

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