Category Archives: Blog

Jazz Journal UK Review March 2018

All About Jazz says Jan Sturiale mixes “the tradition of creative jazz language with the spirit of rock music and a classical background”. There’s more than the spirit of rock here, e.g., in the 70s-style riffing that forms part of the theme of The E Song. Nothing wrong with...

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All About Jazz “Two Roads” Review

Guitarist Jan Sturiale’s silky smooth playing is a king’s feast for the ears on his latest effort, Two Roads. Backed by trumpeter Audun Waage, pianist Marko Churnchetz, bassist Joe Sanders, and drummer Ziv Ravitz, Sturiale and his fellow musicians generate heat while playing with moods from one captivating track...

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No Depression Review

On guitarist Jan Sturiale’s new album Two Roads, every track puts the spotlight on each musical instrument, as if reminding listeners that great music is always a product of multiple artists collaborating with one other.

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New Record Coming Out

Finally my new record will be out this late summer. It was a privilege working with pianist Marko Churnchectz, trumpet player Audun Waage and Joe Sanders and Ziv Ravitz as rhythm section.

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Practice Routine

As I’m writing this big post I’m in Spain where I played a trio concert at great jazz club, the Jimmy Glass. I’m in Spain with my wife and my little daughter for all the month of July for our time OFF! I decided to write a post about...

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Live Work and Create

As I’m writing this big post I’m on the plane back home after 2  intense week in New York performing and recording my latest album.

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Music Only Makes Me Stronger

“What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger”. So if you plan to hurt me make sure you kill me or I’ll coming back for you in  a such positive way.

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Re-write

It’s so good to see how many things you can learn just in re-writing on paper a tune like Donna Lee by Charlie Parker.

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Inspiration

I’ve always been the kind of guy who does not sleep too much at night. I’ve always loved the feeling and the sensation of playing late. Luckily I play guitar. Said that, it is 2:32 a.m. as I’m writing this post, my daughter has just woken up asking for...

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Complete Scores Bundle

Recently I found the time to work and editing scores from my latest record “Electric Water” using Sibelius Software that you can now download.

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