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Matthew Ruddick

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: April 2022
Vocalist, harpist and composer Tara Minton has recently released her brilliant album Two For The Road with bassist Ed Babar and is busy touring the world and soaking in some incredible reviews. Based in London, she is currently in her hometown Melbourne, Australia preparing for some exciting performances and it was a great pleasure to catch up with her while she was there.
Published in Interviews
Friday, 15 April 2022 01:16

James Kitchman - First Quartet

Elana Shapiro reviews guitarist James Kitchman's excellent new album.
Published in New Releases
Saturday, 02 April 2022 15:46

Kaleiido - Elements

A little cryptic but also rather moving exploration of the spaces in between.
Published in New Releases
Saturday, 02 April 2022 06:05

Omar and QCBA - Live at Last

Nothing like this.
Published in New Releases

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