Southern Gumbo. by Kristoffer Ihlen

Arthur Lea is a British pianist who has devoted himself to New Orleans music. Do not miss a unique concert with the best blues, R'n'B, soul and jazz from New Orleans played by one of England's young new jazz hobs. There is southern gumbo on the keys and cool entertainment with a crunch of British humor.

The Swing Queen. by Kristoffer Ihlen

Melissa Stylianou is one of the big younger names in New York's jazz scene. She has her own regular gig on legendary 55 bar in New York.

She has a fantastic talent to deliver a show that at the same time maintains the audience and impresses with nerve and musicality. Melissa is known for both her virtuosity as vocalist and the ability to bridge the modern jazz and singer-songwriter genre. Highly rated Jazztimes Magazine writes: "Melissa Stylianou is at the forefront of contemporary vocalists, rivaling the storytelling élan of Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon.

Here we hear her from Trio Templeton, which in her own right is a true powerhouse of solid swing and empathy.

You Can't Fake the Funk. by Kristoffer Ihlen

There is no fake over Ida Nielsen - she has sprung out as First Lady of Funk on the World stage. After the time as Prince's bassist, she has taken not only Denmark but the entire world by storm.

Ida Kristine Nielsen, also known as Bass Ida, Bassida, and Ida Funkhouser, is a Danish bass player, composer and vocalist. Nielsen started playing bass at age 16.