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Exclusive Premiere: Joe Downard “A Portrait Of Shunkin”

We are excited to be first to share “A Portrait Of Shunkin” by bassist Joe Downard. The lead song from his forthcoming debut album as a compelling composer and band leader, ‘Seven Japanese Tales’, released June 12 on CD and digital. We first came across Downard as a member of …

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Video Premiere: Maria Chiara Argirò + Jamie Leeming “Retrograde (Edit)” (Cavalo Records)

It’s a pleasure to share yet more new music from London’s fervent jazz scene. This time a beautiful new version of a modern classic from two of our favourite musicians, beautifully filmed by Robin Stewart, Ivy Drajna and Luke Ducker Maria Chiara Argirò + Jamie Leeming present their debut single …

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Exclusive Premiere: Kahil El’Zabar’s Spirit Groove “Necktar” ft. David Murray

Music is My Sanctuary is proud to share the premiere of “Necktar” by Kahil El’Zabar’s Spirit Groove ft. David Murray. Taken from ‘Spirit Groove’, the latest album from legendary Chicago multi-percussionist & composer, Kahil El-Zabar. His second for Spiritmuse Records, following the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble’s excellent ‘Be Known: Ancient/Future/Music’ 2019 …

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MY FAVORITE THINGS — Show #23 w/ Keeto (Hosted by Psycut)

Hi my friends, I hope everybody is fine during this new situation. I’m very happy to share with you this brand new mix with a lovely guest, a real true passionate of music : Keeto, the owner of Vinyl and Coffee Records Shop from Annecy (France). As usual I have …

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Exclusive Premiere: Tenderlonious “Raga”

We are proud to be the first to share this very special version of Tubby Hayes’ “Raga”, by Ed Cawthorne, aka Tenderlonious, and friends. Jazz Detective Records draw a beautiful new connection between distant generations of leading British jazz musicians. Taken from “The Piccolo – TENDER plays TUBBY”, due for …

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MY FAVORITE THINGS #022 — Hosted by Psycut

Hi my friends, welcome to a brand new episode of My Favorite Things, and as usual, filled with Forgotten Treasures and Future Jazz Classics. First of all I want dedicate this one to Hamilton Bohannon and Mike Huckaby, thanks guys for your great music. Let’s start by the first extract …

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Exclusive Premiere: Waaju “Listening Glasses”

Waaju return with new single “Listening Glasses”. It’s afrobeat-like energy and joyful interplay between guitar and tenor sax somewhere between Tony Allen’s grooves, chimurenga guitar and Headhunters’ funk. Just the first taste from their forthcoming second album, “Grown”, expected this June on Olindo Records. Pulsing Afro-Latin roots and UK jazz …

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MY FAVORITE THINGS #021 — Hosted by Psycut w/ Special Guest: Shuya Okino (Japan)

Hi everybody! I’m very happy to get my friend, the legendary Shuya Okino as guest for my new Show. Deep Jazz music is going strong, and as usual I have selected the best of my new discoveries from 2020 Omer Avital, Village of the Sun with Binker and Moses, the …

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Gilles Peterson Presents: MV4

Gilles Peterson presents a time capsule of musical magic on this exclusive. Taken from a day of live sessions in London’s legendary Maida Vale Studios – studio MV4 to be exact, it was originally intended just for Peterson’s BBC radio show broadcast on 20th October 2018. Struck by what a …

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Moses Boyd “Dark Matter”

Since being touted as jazz’s next big thing back in 2014, Moses Boyd has released very little music, though the few EPs he has put out have been uniformly superb. We’d expect plenty of hype around this debut album, but we can assure you it will be deserved. Boyd is …

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Charles Mingus “Jazz in Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden” (BBE Music)

During one week in February of 1973, you could attend a live performance by the Charles Mingus Quintet at the intimate Strata Detroit Concert gallery for a mere six bucks. That’s right. You could hear, or bear witness to the great American composer, besides Duke Ellington for next to cheap. …

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MY FAVORITE THINGS #20 – Hosted by Psycut

Hi my friends, with the current situation I’m very happy to share with you this 20th “My Favorite Things” Podcast. As usual here are the best Deep Jazz, Fusion, Soul Jazz and Broken Beat tracks I have discovered these last weeks. From Forgotten Treasures to Futures Classics, I hope you …

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