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Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: ‘Adrift’

Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: ‘Adrift’

Vanguard Online October 29, 2018 0

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Adrift is an extended suite for two pianos. Ten out of ten for hooking me in. This short jazzy piano number is addictive.  At the beginning there are the gentlest of lingering piano notes,

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Caro Emerald / Cambridge

Caro Emerald / Cambridge

Angela Smith October 21, 2018 0

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 Caro Emerald makes a sold-out return to Cambridge Corn Exchange Almost half way through her twenty-two date UK tour, Caro Emerald once again performs to a sold-out Cambridge Corn Exchange. The Dutch, multi-platinum selling vocalist brings her

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EFG London Jazz Festival this November

EFG London Jazz Festival this November

Vanguard Online September 18, 2018 0

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This year’s EFG London Jazz Festival (now in its 26th year) will run between November 16-25, taking in over 300 performances alongside talks, films and free events across over 70 London venues. This year’s

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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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