Future Classics
Jazz

Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet “London / Theme De Yoyo” (Lanquidity Records)

London-based Polish label Lanquidity Records is proud to present “London / Theme De Yoyo”, the new EP by Wojtek Mazolewski. Bassist, composer and a leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz movement, Wojtek Mazolewski heads the Wojtek Mazolowski Quintet. His ability to present Jazz to younger listeners in the …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Lloyd McNeill Quartet “Washington Suite” (1970, Soul Jazz Records)

Informed Jazz reflection of the times Sometimes you hear a flute used in a composition and immediately your shoulders jump up to cover your ears. It comes off as a cosmetic afterthought that bears no sustenance. NOBODY got time for that! Lloyd McNeill does it differently. The professor, painter and world-renowned …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet “London” (Lanquidity Records)

London-based Polish label Lanquidity Records is proud to present “London / Theme De Yoyo”, the new EP by Wojtek Mazolewski. Bassist, composer and a leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz movement, Wojtek Mazolewski heads the Wojtek Mazolowski Quintet. His ability to present Jazz to younger listeners in the …

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Future Classics
Electronic Jazz

Afrikan Sciences “Infinite Instant”

Afrikan Sciences returns with his distinct sonic identity percolating forward. Eric Douglas Porter, who performs under the moniker of Afrikan Sciences, releases his distinctive three song EP, “Infinite Instant”. Sonically, these three songs engender dissimilar characteristics in tone and presentation, but still retain all the beautiful and peculiar traits that …

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Jazz Amnesty
Jazz

JAZZ AMNESTY SOUND SYSTEM – #08 (Feelin’ It Out)

This mix was made six years ago, when Andy Williams and Sweet Daddy Luv first joined forces to help spread the gospel of Jazz. This 2 hour tag team session helped convince them to give this Jazz Amnesty Sound System thing a go. Please enjoy this mix of Andy and …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

The Ahmad Jamal Trio “The Awakening” (1970, Be With Records)

When Ahmad Jamal jumped from Cadet Records to Impulse in 1969, an audience was ready and waiting to hear what he would bring to the table. Impulse, known as “the house that Trane built”, was the label home of John and Alice Coltrane along with Pharoah Sanders. That label had …

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Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Brother Ah “Divine Music” (1978-1985, Manufactured Recordings)

via Manufactured Recordings: We’re excited to present this project that has been long in the making: a collection of unreleased albums from Brother Ah. Following the release of his studio albums in 2016, “Divine Music” brings together three additional albums all unreleased until now: The Sea (1978), Meditation (1981), and …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Collocutor “The Search” (On The Corner Records)

via Twistedsoul: Tamar Osborn’s Collocutor ensemble follow-on from their acclaimed debut LP “Instead” with a new full-length titled “The Search”. According to the label “The album title refers to searching for a better way to exist in the world, but that could be emotional, spiritual or more simply a move …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Shobaleader One “Elektrac” (WARP Records)

via Juno: Way back in 2010, Tom Jenkinson decided he’d had enough of working on his own as Squarepusher, and formed a band. The result was the Shobaleader One, an outfit seemingly inspired – in part, at least – by mask-wearing dance-pop robots Daft Punk. The album that followed, “d’Demonstrator”, …

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Jazz

Exclusive Premiere: STUFF. “Strata” (Sdban Ultra Records)

Strata is the first track from the second STUFF. album entitled “old dreams new planets”. “old dreams new planets” features the Belgium based quintet at their finest. Hybrid drums and nervous synths fighting over who can claim the deep basses. It makes you doubt whether you’re at a rave or …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Yazz Ahmed “The Space Between The Fish & The Moon (La Saboteuse, Chapter One)”

via Twistedsoul: Bahraini-British performer Yazz Ahmed is transforming what jazz means in 2017. The recent Naim Records signee has built a credible reputation with her solo work as well as working with the likes of Radiohead, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Steve Williamson, Courtney Pine, These New Puritans and more. Ahmed recently …

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Interviews
Jazz

Vibration Black Finger: Jazz-Not-Jazz Mutations Rescued From The Vault

Lascelle Gordon aka Lascelles Lascelle, has been a mainstay in the UK music scene for a quite some time now. From DJing at the legendary Wag Club and playing percussion and guitar in the Brand New Heavies, to drumming for indie rockers Campag Velocet and improvising with fellow percussionist Patrick Dawes, …

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