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Album Review: Hackney Colliery Band – Collaborations Vol. 1

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I have to declare my prejudices. One of the best nights of my life was spent in the company of the Hackney Colliery Band (HCB). We turned up disgracefully early, and watched as the room went from empty to crushingly full, and then the boys blasted through own material and their legendary covers of Toto’s …

They’ve achieved an awful lot already, have the Hackney Colliery Band, but it looks like the release of their new album – Collaborations Volume One, out June 7th will take them to a new level again. As the title would suggest, they’ve drafted some of the best and greatest names in Jazz and funk, including British …