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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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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 20:44

The Roc – Daniel Herskedal

Our favourite tuba player rocs our world with an early contender for album of the year.

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Guitar lines interweave with touches of electronics and strings.

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Thursday, 20 October 2016 18:13

Oddarrang - Agartha

Ambient electronica meets jazz in the centre of the earth.

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Sunday, 04 September 2016 07:06

Dinosaur - Together, As One

New Dinosaur is alive and well.

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Saturday, 23 July 2016 15:44

Punch – Elliot Galvin Trio

Second album by Elliot Galvin Trio packs a fair punch!

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Friday, 15 July 2016 20:55

Jasper Høiby - Fellow Creatures

Danish jazz trio reinventor goes 66% bigger.

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Classically trained but inspired by Herbie Hancock, Jason Rebello first came to the attention of one of the founders of jazz fusion, Weather Report’s saxophonist Wayne Shorter in the early 1990’s. He was one of the forerunners of the modern jazz resurgence of that period and was quickly signed to BMG records on a three-album deal. He produced a further two albums by the end of the decade and toured extensively with his own band in the UK and internationally before he was invited by Sting join his band, following the untimely death in 1998 of piano legend and personal hero Kenny Kirkland. Jason recorded with Sting on his Grammy winning albums Brand New Day 1999, All This Time 2001 and Sacred Love 2003. It was through an introduction from Sting that Jason     met guitar legend Jeff Beck in 2006. He worked together with Beck on his 2010 album Emotion and Commotion and co-wrote the Grammy winning single Hammerhead. His latest jazz album, Held, was released on Edition Records in 2016.

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Saturday, 14 May 2016 05:14

Jason Rebello - Held

A soulful journey.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016 08:21

Phronesis – Parallax

Dazzling but fragmented, Parallax is easier to admire than to love.

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Big bandwidth from an Englishman abroad.

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Rob Mallows

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I love my jazz and I bless the funk. I play percussion for all and sundry and go by @Mr Cool.
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