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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, 07 October 2015 22:43

Snarky Puppy - 6 October, Eventim Apollo, London

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The Puppy continues its upward trajectory to global domination.

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British bass player and his band shine in the spotlight.

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Stacey Kent's Brazilian exploration continues

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Gregory Porter tries to keep the Liquid Spirit at bay under the grey clouds of Chelmsford

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Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:24

Robert Glasper Trio - Ronnie Scott’s, London, 13th July 2015

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Three is the perfect number

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British singer Natalie Williams and her extended family fill the night air with soul and funk

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Groove King Minh and his Nomads kick the weekend off with a boom at Ronnie Scott’s

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Chaka Khan raises the roof at Ronnie's with a funk heavy second set

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