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“At times conjuring thoughts of Bjork or Kate Bush while sounding like neither.” Jazz Journal Congratulations to Alice Zawadzki who has been nominated for Best British Vocalist at this year’s Jazz FM Awards, alongside Zara McFarlane and Lauren Kinsella. The Jazz FM Awards, produced by Serious, take place on Wednesday
Joel Harrison releases Spirit House, his new quintet recording on 7th July 2015 A broad-thinking musician with a prolific and extensive back catalog of releases – from duo and chamber to big band formats, from West African to North Indian collaborations – renowned Washington DC-born guitarist and composer Joel
Click here for a CD or digital albums (ALAC, FLAC, MP3s and more) Now with a recently-formed organ trio – having revealed and honed new material during their summer 2014 tour, followed by recording in the fall – Robson, Ross Stanley (Hammond organ) and Gene Calderazzo
Andromeda is the second solo release from London-based saxophonist and composer Alex Garnett and is the debut recording of ‘Bunch of Five’ his new two tenor saxophone project. This quintet brings the classic dueling saxophone format into a contemporary context, giving it a fresh face without losing its gladiatorial edge.
Preeminent UK guitarist Phil Robson has racked up an impressive catalogue with us in just a few years and on Monday he releases his debut organ trio album The Cut Off Point featuring Ross Stanley and Gene Calderazzo. Check the brand new album trailer to the left, which has Phil
NYSQ have just announced dates for their forthcoming 10th anniversary tour in Japan with more yet to be confirmed. (scroll down for details) This tour will be supporting The New Straight Ahead and celebrating the brand new Japanese version of the album which will be available during the tour.
Click here for a CD or digital albums (ALAC, FLAC, MP3s and more) String Theory is the third release from London-based Partikel (Duncan Eagles, Max Luthert and Eric Ford), a group that has maintained a feverish live schedule the past few years and that is heralded as a significant
String Theory is the third release from London-based Partikel (Duncan Eagles, Max Luthert and Eric Ford), a group who’ve maintained a feverish live schedule the past few years and is heralded as a significant new band on the European scene. Their latest album sees them pushing their own sonic and
NYC-based Guitarist and composer Matthew Stevens is heralded as one of the most promising young artists in contemporary jazz music through his associations with NEXT Collective, Christian Scott, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Walter Smith III, and Harvey Mason. Now Stevens comes fully into his own with his debut recording as
Known widely for his linchpin roles with Phronesis and Marius Neset, effulgent beacon of contemporary jazz piano, Ivo Neame, takes a side step from his octet and other projects to release this exciting new quintet title Strata. Collaborating again with UK luminaries (including three fellow Whirlwind artists) Tori Freestone