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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: August 2017
Thursday, 31 August 2017 15:46

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Diaspora

Scott conjures up a magical album transforming Cu (Brass) to Au (Gold). A modern-day Alchemist.
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Sunday, 27 August 2017 01:55

Lee Morgan - I Called Him Morgan

Spellbinding documentary on the life and untimely death of Lee Morgan.
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Friday, 25 August 2017 16:01

All That's Jazz - Sammy Stein

Kind Of Jazz contributor, Sammy Stein, explores the passion that goes into jazz music.
Published in Book Reviews
Friday, 18 August 2017 15:40

Magnus Lindgren - Stockholm Underground

Influence of American jazz refugees in '60s Stockholm rings true in this tribute to flute icon.
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 01:46

Aaron Parks – Find The Way

Seattle raised pianist returns with his second album for ECM.
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Sunday, 13 August 2017 08:45

Avishai Cohen - Cross My Palm with Silver

No fake news as Cohen reminds us of the harshness and reality of world events.
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Friday, 11 August 2017 23:28

Krakow Jazz Ensemble - Out of Control

Fictional band kick up a free jazz storm.
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Field day with Floating Points.
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Monday, 07 August 2017 04:33

Mathias Heise Quadrillion - Decadence

Danish band with big number fixation makes strong case for guilt-free jazz-funk-fusion.
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Saturday, 05 August 2017 15:52

Django Bates - Saluting Sgt Pepper

Invitation to a new summer of love.
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