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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: October 2018
Deep Afrobeat still sounding fresh 42 years later.
Published in Reissues
Friday, 26 October 2018 15:54

Wayne Shorter - Emanon

The album that needs no name.
Published in New Releases
Tony Kofi and The Organisation cover a vault of classic jazz tracks executed in style.
Published in New Releases
Sunday, 07 October 2018 01:45

Roosevelt Collier - Exit 16

Pedal steel guitar to the metal in a somewhat sub-prime Snarky Puppy off-shoot.
Published in New Releases
Saturday, 06 October 2018 03:30

Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth

The stars are out with Kamasi Washington.
Published in New Releases

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