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Jazz changes….David Jean-Baptiste

… a pure penetrating sound rich reverberating eloquence… The Guardian, John Fordham Born in London David Jean-Baptiste is a reedman; a talented composer, comfortable in both Jazz and Classical idioms. David has enjoyed an international career having lived and worked … Continue reading

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Jazz changes….Corey Mwamba

“music = science + magic” Corey Mwamba Corey Mwamba creates music using vibraphone, dulcimer, electronics and small instruments. His music contains elements of jazz, folk from different countries, and electronica. Born in Derby and a former chemist and librarian, Corey … Continue reading

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Jazz changes….HKB FiNN

HKB FiNN is a spoken word artist with a difference. His work explores the connections between cultures and his music combines elements of Jazz, Hip Hop & Reggae into a unique blend. With Poetry and occasional Raps that covers a … Continue reading

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Kick start your Black History Month with Spike Lee’s “Miracle at St. Anna” (2008)

The Trailer for “Miracle at St. Anna” Kick start your Black History Month with this outstanding film in remembrance to the Afro-American Soldiers who strived during the WWII era playing an important part in history which is captured in Spike … Continue reading

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Jazz FX

Free will wasabee To? To? To? To? Sombody job to check the time, did i? twitching and shit- asking the trigger yeah brother.. soul on page “nine-the clock” ||||last B heard|||| 1st + 4th word to leave the room following … Continue reading

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Do you flickr?

Flickr is a great way to share photos quickly and easily. If you are similar to Paul Miller, and you are a professional, it can work for you also. The work of Paul Miller can be viewed on flickr, why … Continue reading

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Mali Latino tonight at the Jazz Cafe

That great new amalgam of world talent Mali Latino play the Jazz Cafe in London tonight. With stunning new compositions like the ballad ‘Voyage’ and the vibrant ‘Congas’ (featuring Colombian Emeris Solis) they are reinforcing their rightful place on the … Continue reading

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Carmichael and Allen at the Concorde

On Wednesday that great stride pianist Judy Carmichael made a very welcome return to Eastleighs Concorde Club, this time accompanied by the American tenor player Harry Allen – and what a great evening it was! The superb playing of Grammy-nominated Judy … Continue reading

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Gigs Not To Be Missed:

What’s On and Where to See It: Cameron Pierre:   Since the release of Cameron’s 5th album ‘Pad Up (Get Ready’) under Cortney Pine’s own record label Destin-E Record label, he has continued to go from strength to strength.  The … Continue reading

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Zena Edward’s one woman show – Security

Acclaimed poet, writer and singer, Zena Edwards is on tour with “Security”, A one woman show. It is a comical and moving tale of unexpected friendship which confronts the issue of security and identity through a fusion of performance poetry, … Continue reading

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Cassandra Wilson Closer To You: The Pop Side

From the outset, Wilson’s raspy vocal shrouds my ears, and if this were a cold winters evening instead of a spring afternoon, her voice would be the perfect earmuff. However, one would not want any muffler present when Wilson’s voice … Continue reading

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Ife Piankhi

Recently starring in Channel Fours Wife Swap, Ife Piankhi has used the airing to launch her mainstream campaign on the concepts of sustainability. This versatile performer (poet, actor and singer) currently working on her own album of poetry, vocals and … Continue reading

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Juliet Kelly

Hotly tipped by critics in 2003 as “one to watch”, Juliets debut album, Aphrodite’s Child (33 Records) attracted widespread critical acclaim from jazz professionals both in her native UK and in the US as well as enthusiastic responses from audiences … Continue reading

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Tony Kofi

The playing career of saxophonist Tony Kofi began when he chanced upon a series of jazz workshops, run in Leicester by Nick Hislam. Born in Nottingham to West African parents, Tony was bitten by the jazz bug and made a … Continue reading

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Chris Jerome

Chris Jerome is a dynamic, versatile keyboard player/pianist who has performed and recorded with a multitude of ground-breaking artists in the realms of jazz, r&b, world music, hip hop etc, as well as leading his own bands. The musical journey … Continue reading

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Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell is an award winning pianist, keyboard player, composer and lyricist. He has been twice individually nominated for the BBC Jazz Awards (Best Newcomer and Best New Work), winning once as part of the F-ire Collective (Innovation 2004). He … Continue reading

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Jason Yarde

Jason began playing Alto and Soprano saxophones with the Jazz Warriors at 16, making him the youngest ever member of this important powerhouse Big Band. Since then, a member of Quite Sane, several of veteran South African drummer, Louis Moholo’s … Continue reading

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Eric Appapoulay

He’s always been there. Perhaps slightly left of centre stage or a few steps behind the star of the show, but for the past decade Eric Appapoulay has been a major force on the live scene and a key player … Continue reading

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