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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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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: March 2018
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:36

Daniel Karlsson Trio - 5

Swede Karlsson hand crafts seven well-constructed tracks. The anti-IKEA of jazz, if you will.
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Saturday, 24 March 2018 19:09

Lydian Collective - Adventure

Four go wild in jazz land.
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Saturday, 24 March 2018 18:48

Lonnie Smith - All in My Mind

Blue Note shares what's in Dr Lonnie Smith's mind.
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Sunday, 18 March 2018 03:04

Mark Wade Trio - Moving Day

A fine second album from bass player Mark Wade and his Trio.
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Saturday, 10 March 2018 18:12

Takeshi Asai – French Trio Volume 4

Japanese pianist returns with another fine live recording with his French trio.
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Friday, 09 March 2018 17:19

Anouar Brahem - Blue Maqams

Beautiful and moving.
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Saturday, 03 March 2018 05:04

Wild Card - Life Stories

Life Stories is the strongest, most cohesive album to date by Clement Regert and Wild Card.
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Award winning bassist and composer Dan Casimir has become a regular fixture within the UK jazz scene providing his heavy weight upright sound for the likes of Julian Joseph, Jason Rebello, Lonnie Liston Smith, Ashley Henry, Camilla George and Nubya Garcia to name a few. Daniel has just released his debut album, Escapee, on the Jazzre:fresher label; a contemporary modern approach to jazz featuring Tess Hirst on vocals and Moses Boyd, MOBO Best Jazz Act 2015 & 2017 on drums. 
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