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Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Alina makes harp hip, and even hop.

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Friday, 02 September 2022 21:29

Emily Francis Trio - Luma

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Emily Francis Trio is more eclectic and electric on their sophomore album.

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Saturday, 27 August 2022 17:15

Avishai Cohen - Shifting Sands

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The modern jazz trio at its finest.

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Friday, 12 August 2022 17:51

Chet Baker Trio - Live In Paris

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Superb previously unreleased radio recordings From 1983 and 1984.

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Friday, 01 July 2022 03:02

Ethan Iverson - Every Note Is True

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Maturity and a response to lockdown - Every Note is True.

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Saturday, 18 June 2022 23:37

Mathias Heise Quadrillion - Quadrillion

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Jazz harmonica paints a kaleidoscope of colour over this outstanding album.

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Friday, 27 May 2022 18:52

Shabaka - Afrikan Culture

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Meditative solo EP by Shabaka.

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Friday, 20 May 2022 18:52

Takeshi Asai Trio: Vol VI

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Fantastic collection of new short stories from a master storyteller.

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