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spiritual jazz


What is roots music? Well Cochemea Gastelum’s earthy new album, ‘Vol II: Baca Sewa’ out via Daptone from 16th July, would pretty much nail it if you’re searching for definitives. Roots has nothing to do with retro, it’s not about seeking to sound like the past, it’s about connection and inspiration, exploring a personal heritage …

LLOYD MILLER is a polyglot, fluent in English, French, Persian and Dari, that being the Afghani Persian tongue; getting by in German, Swedish, and a few other languages; a multi-instrumentalist, reportedly at ease with three figures’ worth of different instruments at the last count; and a true statesman of not just jazz, but spiritual, Eastern …

Taken from their upcoming debut album Pathways and Passeges, Cosmic Vibrations, out via Spiritmuse Records on September 29th – the six piece jazz ensemble led by acclaimed vocalist Dwight Trible have released a new single, Nature’s Vision. Transcendent and spiritual, Nature’s Vision creeps along at first, full of indigenous sounds and almost drones, hypnotic music. …

Out today (February 9th_ on Freestyle Records is the new album from Menagerie, led by prolific Australian Lance Ferguson, the creative force behind projects such as The Bamboos, Cookin’ on 3 Burners, Lanu and Black Feeling. With this new album, The Arrow of Time, he has drawn inspiration from themes such as space exploration and …

She was a new one on us, Norwegian jazz singer Karin Krog. Over the last five decades she’s been treating, and educating, and thrilling jazz fans across Scandanavia to her way out post-bop spiritual jazz, bringing together the experimental worlds of electronics and jazz to create something rather special, but maybe hidden (or is that …