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Matthew Ruddick

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Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Friday, 01 July 2022 03:02

Ethan Iverson - Every Note Is True

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Maturity and a response to lockdown - Every Note is True.

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Saturday, 18 June 2022 23:37

Mathias Heise Quadrillion - Quadrillion

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Jazz harmonica paints a kaleidoscope of colour over this outstanding album.

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Friday, 27 May 2022 18:52

Shabaka - Afrikan Culture

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Meditative solo EP by Shabaka.

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Friday, 20 May 2022 18:52

Takeshi Asai Trio: Vol VI

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Fantastic collection of new short stories from a master storyteller.

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Sunday, 08 May 2022 02:17

Sameka - Introducing Sameka

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Teutonic efficiency applied to bass-led fusion, to largely good effect.

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Friday, 15 April 2022 01:16

James Kitchman - First Quartet

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Elana Shapiro reviews guitarist James Kitchman's excellent new album.

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Saturday, 02 April 2022 15:46

Kaleiido - Elements

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A little cryptic but also rather moving exploration of the spaces in between.

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Saturday, 02 April 2022 06:05

Omar and QCBA - Live at Last

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Nothing like this.

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