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Matthew Ruddick

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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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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: January 2018
Saturday, 27 January 2018 00:11

Paz, 13th January, The Bulls Head, Barnes

Veteran jazz fusion band light up SW London.
Published in Gigs
Antipodean group creates tasty jazz/classical smorgasbord.
Published in New Releases
Pianist and composer self-titled studio album is being released on ACT records on 28th January 2018. The new album features some of the greatest jazz players of North America including Snarky Puppy members Larnell Lewis (drums) and Mike Maher (trumpet), organist Sam Yahel (Joshua Redman Elastic Band), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and bassist George Koller, as well as A-class session players of the pop rock world. These include drummer & co-producer Ben Wittman (Sting, Paul Simon), vocalists Lisa Fischer (Rolling Stones, Sting, Luther Vandross), Jo Lawry (Sting, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel), Carlos Ricketts (John Mayer, Adele, U2) and organist Glenn Patscha (Sheryl Crow, Marc Cohn). 
Published in Interviews
Simone Craddock swings the Great British Songbook.
Published in Gigs

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