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EP: Montreal’s Busty and the Bass release the groove of ‘The ET Suite’

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NEWS: DINOSAUR – NEW ALBUM, SINGLE AND TOUR

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Track: Marker Starling – Waiting For Grace

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First Steps sees the Philippe Lemm Trio come through in unique style and displaying fantastic form, both of which have been well-honed during the past ten years of consistent touring and creating. Partly a reflection on the past 12 months, this record celebrates the life of Lemm’s long-time friend and collaborator, pianist Angelo Di Loreto, who …

Amy Winehouse At The BBC, a retrospective collection which chronicles many of the singer’s outstanding performances during her career, will be released on 7 May 2021 through UMC/Island. For the first time ever, this expanded release offers audio-only versions of the songs featured on earlier compilations A Tribute To Amy Winehouse by Jools Holland and …

So gorgeously flavoursome; like warm caramel from a soft filled truffle chocolate

Earlier this month, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s Jazz Orchestra presented a programme of pianist, composer and Guildhall professor Ivo Neame’s original Big Band compositions and arrangements, including his newly composed suite The Rise of the Lizard People. The livestream was recorded at Milton Court. Music is the the universal heart of all things …

TAKE one of the finest and most intuitive leftfield jazz rhythm sections of past decades, Chicago drummer Chad Taylor and bassist Joshua Abrams, who between them amass waay over a couple hundred performance credits to their name on Discogs for artists such as the Chicago Underground Trio and all its various spiralling iterations, Brokeback, Sam …

IF EVER there was a living legend of jazz, then South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, must surely be right up there; Julliard-educated, rubbing performative shoulders with the likes of Pharoah Sanders, Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and Archie Shepp, he performed at Nelson Mandela’s presidential inauguration after being a forthriht supporter of the ANC …

DOUBLE Grammy-winning jazz pianist/composer Alan Broadbent (Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Pat Metheny) and multi-award-winning vocalist/lyricist Georgia Mancio (Kate Williams, ReVoice! Festival, Ian Shaw) are cited as “one of the most formidable songwriting partnerships of the 21st century” with a new album out, Quiet Is The Star, and the publication of The Songs Of Alan Broadbent …

Marking a collaboration between two iconic British artists, experimental group Elegiac has released “Vous Et Ici” as a single leading up to the release of their self-titled debut on Friday, March 26th. The duo is composed of post-punk bassist/vocalist Edvard Graham Lewis (Wire, He Said) and saxophonist/vocalist Ted Milton (Blurt), and their collaboration creates envelope-pushing …

Jazz is remarkable because it allows a plethora of musical genres to fit wonderfully under an extremely large umbrella. You’re in a field, surrounded by a sense of space travel, yet you need to grab a few chamber musicians, a jazz pianist, and your copy of The HItchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Enter: Hello Future, …

HERALDING from the bustling scene where contemporary jazz meets folk meets West African harmony, LA-based Adam Moezinia brings much needed joy with his latest release, aptly titled “Celebration”. Originally part of a suite by Adam called the “Ivory Suite”, it’s a virtuoso yet familiar homage to the Beninese guitarist Lionel Louke, one of Moezinia’s influences. …