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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: December 2017
Friday, 29 December 2017 19:12

Ian Shaw – Shine Sister Shine

Ian Shaw returns with a delightful mix of well chosen covers and originals.
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Thursday, 21 December 2017 20:40

Gilad Atzmon - The Spirit Of Trane

All Trane and no pain.
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Saturday, 16 December 2017 20:17

Transitions – Julian Costello Quartet

An excellent album, instantly likeable and recorded to perfection.
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Sunday, 10 December 2017 04:07

Mammal Hands – Shadow Work

The Mammals continue to evolve.
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Monica Vasconcelos re-tells the story of the Brazilian military coup of 1964 on her long anticipated new album.
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Saturday, 02 December 2017 02:05

Vein - Plays Ravel

Classic tunes with a jazz muse from Switzerland.
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