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MONTREAL producer and beatz head Jesse Futerman has signed for Vancouver dance opportunity facilitator (as they style themselves), Pacific Rhythm; and he’s lighting the blue touchpaper on that partnership with the sophisticated jazz-funk breakz of “Luckey” – you can hear that just down there. It’s got smooth groove, but sidesteps the slick with some neat, transporting …

MONTREAL’S crisp, sprawling (there’s eight of ’em) soul-jazz outfit Busty and the Bass have just released the video for the title track from their August album, “Eddie”. We reviewed the album back in the summer and applauded its sophisticated jazz-funk stylez, with both Macy Gray and George Clinton climbing aboard for guest slots; and one …

On the back of a string of support slots around the UK for Kamasi Washington, Oscar Jerome has shared a new single, ‘Gravitate’, and released a video of him playing it live in the studio. It’s his first release since signing to Caroline International and comes ahead of his biggest headline show to date at …

The James Taylor Quartet`s career has seen many changes since their formation in 1987, from Blow Up to the emergence of the acid jazz scene in the early 90`s there live performances have influenced many artists, and have seen them collaborate with The Manics, Pogues and U2 to name a few. This new release from …

I always had this thing about Jazz, but the record that really opened the door for me, was Jazzmatazz Vol. 1. Former Gang Starr mainstay Guru released the album, essentially a hip-hop record but one that was infused with, or rather soaked in Jazz and Jazz-Funk. It went heavy on my stereo till it wore …