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Where do they find them? Those intrepid sound seekers at We Are Busy Bodies look set to keep on delivering. Following their bountiful dig through the ‘As-Shams‘ back catalogue of seminal South African jazz, the Toronto based label have switched their attention momentarily to the equally hip Venezuelan seventies scene. The result of these new …

EVER a label with an eye out for new funk talent, Jalapeno has hit the man vein yet again with the signing of Birmingham’s Sam Redmore to the dotted line. A good move. In mid-September Sam released “On The One”, an insistent, waay upbeat slice of Latin brass and conscious lyricism brewed up with New …

After a year of aimlessly making plans, wether it be work or personal , has proven to be exhausting given the world pandemic. So to finally have an opportunity to not make plans, as things start to open up in the world is a sign of relief. So is the brand new track ‘ No …

Here’s a reminder, if you needed one, that outside the nu-jazz hullabaloo the bedrock of the UK scene is thriving, still pushing those boundaries with vibrant, inventive music. Colectiva’s debut single ‘Under the’, available via Movimientos Records tears the envelope stamped Latin jazz wide open and fills it with some thrillingly different messages. Springing from …

Now here’s a new thing beaming out from the London jazz firmament. Caravela, a five-piece multinational band from everywhere (well Portugal, South America and Australia), now based in the capital and delivering their debut LP Orla via None More Records. The record is just a bit different from the burgeoning body of work regularly rolling …

‘Chica’ is taken from the new album from French / Brazilian pianist’s new album, his first for Far Out Recordings, which drops on March 24th on heavyweight vinyl, extended ten track CD + digitally. The son of Brazilian musical legend Baden Powell de Aquino (you recognised the name, right?) who, according to Philippe “transmitted to …