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Magic of Motown / Newmarket

Magic of Motown / Newmarket

Angela Smith August 4, 2018 0

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Glitter, Sequins and Suits.. …and that was just the audience at the Newmarket Nights, presenting MAGIC OF MOTOWN. Singers from the stage show burst into a 90 minute performance of Motown hits of Marvin Gaye,

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Mama’s Gun keep the sun shining at Omeara in London

Mama’s Gun keep the sun shining at Omeara in London

Vanguard Online June 30, 2018 1

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  Andy Platts was a lovely bloke. He seemed quite young, with his slightly overgrown black curly hair and the kind of shirt that you could get for six quid from the Burton’s on the corner

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The perfect single for Britain’s barmy Spring weather

The perfect single for Britain’s barmy Spring weather

Vanguard Online May 9, 2018 0

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Speaking about the new single, frontman and founder of the band, Andy Platts says: “The lyrics to ‘On The Wire’ were written in the haze of media misinformation and heated debate in the weeks

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Oscar Jerome’s light continues to shine at Ghost Notes in Peckham, London

Oscar Jerome’s light continues to shine at Ghost Notes in Peckham, London

Vanguard Online April 19, 2018 0

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He’s a little bit like a young Jamiroquai to me he is, is Oscar Jerome. He’s handsome though scruffy, clever, a little bit street and a little bit political. He’s also into the jazz

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Lack of Afro – ‘Back to the Day’

Lack of Afro – ‘Back to the Day’

Vanguard Online April 13, 2018 0

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Could be the early 80s, could be the mid 90s.   Jazz news Cheltenham Jazz Festival runs from May 2nd – 7th 2018. See the brochure here.     If you like acid jazz,

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David Ward pens acid jazz set piece

David Ward pens acid jazz set piece

Vanguard Online April 13, 2018 0

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Thick weave of sexy funk, soul and disco by ‘The Goods’

Thick weave of sexy funk, soul and disco by ‘The Goods’

Vanguard Online April 13, 2018 0

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  If you like jazz, funk and soul give these a listen… Korokoko’s Abusey Junction is likely to be the softest and beautiful thing you’re going to hear in 2018. It is at the end of the day only an

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Tommy Down – ‘Superficial’

Tommy Down – ‘Superficial’

Vanguard Online April 5, 2018 0

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Kokoroko have stirred my heart with ‘Abusey Junction’

Kokoroko have stirred my heart with ‘Abusey Junction’

Vanguard Online March 1, 2018 0

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Kokoroko’s Abusey Junction is likely to be the softest and beautiful thing you’re going to hear in 2018. It is at the end of the day only an instrumental, only an Afrobeat instrumental – but it is a

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The Fish Police – Cactus

The Fish Police – Cactus

Vanguard Online February 7, 2018 0

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There’s real soul in this track, it makes me want to cry. There’s soul and a little electronic magic in the background. Also recently released and worth a listen…   Subdued is the first track on

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