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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: April 2020
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 23:40

Curtis Stigers - Gentleman

Reinvention of the Gentleman.
Published in New Releases
Music that transcends borders from Costello's multinational quartet.
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Saturday, 25 April 2020 16:01

Kit Downes - Dreamlife of Debris

Dark, wistful and inspiring.
Published in New Releases
Earth Day has a new reason to celebrate - DIOS 2020.
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Saturday, 18 April 2020 18:08

Jazz Sabbath - Jazz Sabbath

Black Sabbath, trio style. Alas, no room for Digital Bitch.
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Sunday, 12 April 2020 18:54

JZ Replacement - Disrespectful

Dynamic new power trio led by Jamie Murray and Zhenya Strigalev.
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Sunday, 12 April 2020 00:17

Noemi Nuti - Venus Eye

London-based vocalist Noemi Nuti re-signs to the Ubuntu record label for her second album, Venus Eye.
Published in New Releases
Multi-award winner as best jazz vocalist - BBC Jazz Awards 2007 and 2004 and Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2018, alongside nominations from the Jazz FM Awards 2013 and Downbeat Magazine 2017 - Ian Shaw has amassed a number of highly acclaimed internationally released albums and is a popular performer both in the UK and the US. 2019 saw Ian recording What's New with the legendary saxophonist and composer, Iain Ballamy and young piano player, Jamie Safir. The album was released in April 2020.
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