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Tedeschi Trucks Band – Live From The Fox, Oakland

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Live From The Fox, Oakland

Ross McGibbon March 8, 2017 0

CONCORD MUSIC GROUP    17TH March, 2017 Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks are American jam-band royalty. Derek is the nephew of Butch Trucks, the recently deceased Allman Brothers Band drummer, and played with The Allman

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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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Madeleine Peyroux – Secular Hymns     is intimate and individual

Madeleine Peyroux – Secular Hymns     is intimate and individual

Ross McGibbon November 2, 2016 0

IMPULSE! RECORDS       16th September 2016 On this, her seventh album, twenty years into her career, Madeleine has little to prove. She’s built a career on jazzy singing, delivered with integrity and drawing comparisions with

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Bouche – So Long Solemn

Bouche – So Long Solemn

Ross McGibbon April 17, 2016 0

15/4/16 I paid little attention to the content of these songs; I was simply washed away by the delivery and wonderful textures. Slowed to a hesitant slow-step, these jazz-inflected bluesy ballads moved at glacial

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Whiplash – Original Soundtrack

Whiplash – Original Soundtrack

Ross McGibbon February 16, 2016 0

USM   19th Feb 2016 Drawn from an indie film, this is a drum-heavy creation – and extremely cool. The story of a student jazz drummer, the whole set is jazz, often big-band jazz, with

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ECM records comes to Cork for one off festival in honour of prestigious label.

ECM records comes to Cork for one off festival in honour of prestigious label.

Ryan Price November 26, 2015 0

One of the worlds most prestigious and highly-regarded record labels comes to Cork this weekend, in a celebration of a genre of music that is steeped in glorious history across the landscape of the

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‘Jeg Ser Dig’ – Choir of Young Believers

‘Jeg Ser Dig’ – Choir of Young Believers

Garry Stitchell October 6, 2015 0

Choir of Young Believers are going for the slowest of slow burns ahead of their next album. ‘Jeg Ser Dig’ is the second single to be released ahead of ‘Grasque’, which is due to

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Notebooks Out: ‘Diptych’ – The Classical

Notebooks Out: ‘Diptych’ – The Classical

Garry Stitchell July 14, 2015 2

Imagine. You see an article for an album made by an ex stage actress and a free jazz drummer. It mentions Scott Walker, Antonio Sanchez and The Fall. ‘Brechtian’. Others might just skip it

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Covered – Robert Glasper

Covered – Robert Glasper

Garry Stitchell June 18, 2015 0

If there is a genre of music out there due a revival of sorts, it is jazz. An area of music that produced monumental talents such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane and the recently

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