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Binker & Moses – “Alive In The East?” – a beast of gut-grabbing vital free-jazz

Binker & Moses – “Alive In The East?” – a beast of gut-grabbing vital free-jazz

Ross McGibbon June 20, 2018 0

GEARBOX RECORDS 29th June 2018 For a duo, Binker and Moses have a big band. I should explain: The young jazz duo of Binker Golding (sax) and Moses Boyd (drums) are brilliant as a

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Lydian Collective release nu-jazz album ‘Adventure’

Lydian Collective release nu-jazz album ‘Adventure’

Vanguard Online April 5, 2018 0

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Nubya Garcia ‘When We Are’

Nubya Garcia ‘When We Are’

Vanguard Online February 28, 2018 0

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    More on jazz… Grungey jazz – it shouldn’t work but urghh…   London band The Imaginary Hat have pulled it off with their single Phonograft. They are currently looking for bass players

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Grungey jazz – it shouldn’t work but urghh…

Grungey jazz – it shouldn’t work but urghh…

Vanguard Online August 29, 2017 0

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London band The Imaginary Hat have pulled it off with their single Phonograft. They are currently looking for bass players in the London area.  

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Tony Allen’s jazz tribute is as rich as Christmas cake

Tony Allen’s jazz tribute is as rich as Christmas cake

Vanguard Online May 16, 2017 1

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Tony Allen’s tribute to Art Blakey, a four track digitally released EP, sounds great, it really does. Its grande, New New York, late night, relaxing and star twinkling. It has a rich sound, as

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Omar Rahbany – Passport     is a journey into a grand big band jazz / Middle Eastern fusion

Omar Rahbany – Passport is a journey into a grand big band jazz / Middle Eastern fusion

Ross McGibbon March 4, 2017 0

10th March 2017 I hear some unusual things down in the reviewing cellar of Vanguard House and this is one of the strange delights that keep me excited for new music and willing to remain

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TaxiWars – “Fever”     is a cool and grooving jazz triumph.

TaxiWars – “Fever”     is a cool and grooving jazz triumph.

Ross McGibbon November 16, 2016 0

UNIVERSAL JAZZ        18/11/2016 A honking horn, a hanging but swinging back-beat and hurried spoken lyrics pushing heavy on the word “fever” – it’s a great beginning for this album that finds the sweet-spot between

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Marsden Jazz Festival

Marsden Jazz Festival

Katherine Widdop October 11, 2015 0

In the midst of fancy shirts, sweaters and flat caps music flows through the winding roads of houses, coffee shops and pubs for the 23rd year in a row. The Marsden ‘not so’-Jazz Festival

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