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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: October 2017
Sunday, 29 October 2017 03:00

Leo Richardson Quartet - The Chase

Talented saxophonist Leo Richardson gives a respectful nod to the cornerstone of jazz, hard-bop and swing, on his debut album.
Published in New Releases
Saturday, 21 October 2017 17:27

Cecile McLorin Salvant - Dreams And Daggers

Stunning live set, with the added bonus of new studio recordings with a string quartet.
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Saturday, 21 October 2017 02:28

Gabriel Latchin - Introducing

Latchin steps out of the shadows.
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Sunday, 15 October 2017 03:15

Terje Rypdal – Bleak House

Debut album by influential Norwegian guitarist reissued on 180 gram vinyl.
Published in Reissues
Saturday, 14 October 2017 07:26

Sarah Elizabeth Charles - Free Of Form

Beautiful and exquisite lyrics combined with high quality production qualifies this album as a treasure find.
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 23:46

Sabrina Malheiros – Clareia Remixes

The Malheiros samba soundtrack ventures to the dance floor and is successfully broken.
Published in New Releases
Without a doubt, Leo Richardson is widely recognised to be one of London's leading Jazz Tenor Saxophonists, best known for his honest, straight-ahead, contemporary hard-bop style. His most significant influences include John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver and Art Blakey. Leo’s quartet consists of killer artists who are all standouts in their own right. Rick Simpson, winner of the Yamaha Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Jazz Musicians, resides on piano. Mark Lewandowski, one of the most sought-after young musicians of his generation, drives a hugely vibrant, powerful double bass. And, in keeping with the talent in this line-up, the exceedingly diverse Ed Richardson rounds things off on drums. In 2017, The Leo Richardson Quartet will be touring the UK in November-December, in support of their debut album, The Chase, on Ubuntu Music.
Published in Interviews
Finding Hermato Pascoal's lost 1976 studio session produces a show stopper. Something I resonate with.
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Monday, 02 October 2017 02:27

Lee Morgan - The Roulette Sides

Ultra rare Lee Morgan session with Wayne Shorter from June 1960, reissued on ten inch vinyl.
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