Jazz

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Robert Glasper - Black Radio III

Expected Release 25th February 2022. Robert Glasper is a premiere example of musical aptitude and...

Expected Release 25th February 2022. Robert Glasper is a premiere example of musical aptitude and a proven champion of Black music - boasting nine Grammy nominations and four wins for Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, and an Emmy Award for his song for Ava Duvernay’s critically hailed documentary “13th” with Common and Karriem Riggins. The 43-year old Houston native has a rich history contributing his...

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Brad Mehldau & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Vari...

Released 11th June 2021. The recording of Brad Mehldau’s Variations on a Melancholy Theme featur...

Released 11th June 2021. The recording of Brad Mehldau’s Variations on a Melancholy Theme features the pianist/composer and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, who commissioned this orchestral version of the work, which comprises a theme and eleven variations plus a cadenza and postlude; the album also includes an encore, ‘Variations “X” and “Y”’.  [Mehldau originally composed Variations on a Melancholy Theme for pianist Kirill Gerstein.]  Mehldau and Orpheus toured Europe, Russia, and the US with th...

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Kit Downes, Petter Eldh & James Maddren - Vermi...

Expected Release 11th February 2022. Kit Downes joins forces with long-time collaborators Petter ...

Expected Release 11th February 2022. Kit Downes joins forces with long-time collaborators Petter Eldh on bass and James Maddren on drums for a carefully assorted piano trio programme that treads gentle lyricism and bold creative outbursts in equal measures. Downes, whose prior ECM offering Dreamlife of Debris was termed a "work of otherworldly beauty" by BBC Music Magazine, carves out some of his most compendious pieces to date on Vermillion. Replete with subtle twists and turns, the trio off...

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STR4TA - Aspects

Released 26th March 2021. Gilles Peterson has partnered with Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick to reinvig...

Released 26th March 2021. Gilles Peterson has partnered with Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick to reinvigorate the loose, protean energy of the early-80s Brit-funk scene. STR4TA sees them mine new musical possibilities out of that shared formative era. On “Aspects”, they revisit that important period and the spirit that guided it: self-taught, DIY vitality, and a raucous energy built on live performance. Bringing a fresh slant to a sound first developed by groups like Atmosfear, Hi-Tension, Light of ...

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Alex Ward - Gated

Released 2nd July 2021. Conceived and realised over an 8-month period of intense solitary work, '...

Released 2nd July 2021. Conceived and realised over an 8-month period of intense solitary work, 'Gated' is Alex Ward's most ambitious musical statement to date. The ten pieces employ all of Alex's instrumental resources as a performer, featuring clarinets, saxophones, guitars, keyboards, electric bass and assorted software instruments. They draw on everything he has learned during his three-decades-plus of activity as a free improviser, composer/bandleader and sideman. The result is a dense a...

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The Superhighway Band - Studio City

Released 5th November 2021. In March 2020, both Nichol Thomson and Shawn Lee found themselves at ...

Released 5th November 2021. In March 2020, both Nichol Thomson and Shawn Lee found themselves at home without a live gig in site. Lee called up Thomson and said: "Now is the perfect time to make our smooth jazz trombone album"! Nichol laughed but Shawn... well, didn't! The pandemic was prime time to get smooth and jazzy! The two had already been working together the past few years on Shawn Lee and Andy Platts' Young Gun Silver Fox project. Nichol Thomson's horn arrangements have become an imp...

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Jeff Parker - Forfolks

Released 10th December 2021.  CD release delayed until 11th February 2022. Jeff Parker’s Forfolk...

Released 10th December 2021.  CD release delayed until 11th February 2022. Jeff Parker’s Forfolks — a new album of solo guitar works — was recorded by Graeme Gibson at Sholo Studio in Altadena, California (aka Jeff’s house) over two days in June 2021. It includes interpretations of Thelonious Monk’s “Ugly Beauty” and the standard “My Ideal,” plus six original compositions including "Four Folks," "La Jetée" (a tune he recorded with Tortoise in 1998), and four totally new loop-driven, stratifo...

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Soccer96 - Dopamine

Released 15th October 2021. Vinyl Released 10th December 2021. 'The record is inspired by the ide...

Released 15th October 2021. Vinyl Released 10th December 2021. 'The record is inspired by the idea of humanity’s ever-increasing entanglement with technology and artificial intelligence, balancing fears and moral concerns with the possibilities of evolution’s next phase’  A new Soccer96 album is a chance for Danalogue (Dan Leavers) and Betamax (Maxwell Hallett) to return to something of a spiritual creative home. Between them, the keyboardist and drummer have become synonymous with the thrivi...

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Blue Lab Beats - Motherland Journey

Expected Release 4th March 2022. London based duo Blue Lab Beats announce their new and most ambi...

Expected Release 4th March 2022. London based duo Blue Lab Beats announce their new and most ambitious album to date :  “Motherland Journey”. The two producers and musicians assemble an all-star lineup ranging from Afrobeat star Ghetto Boy to rising stars such as Tiana Major9, Pip Millet, Ego Ella May, Kofi Stone and much more. They broaden their inspirations from their trademark Jazztronica and masterfully blend afrobeat, New R’n’B and Soul.

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Mildlife - Live from South Channel Island

Expected Release 29th April 2022. Since oozing onto the scene, Mildlife’s mellifluous mix of jazz...

Expected Release 29th April 2022. Since oozing onto the scene, Mildlife’s mellifluous mix of jazz, krautrock and demon grooves has fast become a word of mouth sensation among open-minded DJs and diggers searching for the perfect beat. Their emergence was fortified by European tours, demonstrating a riotously looselimbed performance approach that was every bit as thrilling as their album’s tantalizing promise. By the end of their breakout year, they’d been nominees for Best Album at the Worldw...

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John Coltrane - Live at the Village Vanguard

Released 14th January 2022. ‘Live’ at the Village Vanguard (Impulse! AS-10), was Coltrane’s first...

Released 14th January 2022. ‘Live’ at the Village Vanguard (Impulse! AS-10), was Coltrane’s first official ‘live’ album. Coltrane is joined here on two tunes by Eric Dolphy on bass clarinet, plus McCoy Tyner on piano, Elvin Jones on drums, and Reggie Workman and Jimmy Garrison alternating on bass. Garrison’s presence on this album makes this the first recording by what came to be known as Coltrane’s ‘Classic Quartet’. Recorded live at the Village Vanguard, New York, November 2 & 3, 1961. ...

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John Coltrane - Crescent (2022 Reissue)

Released 28th January 2022. Crescent is widely regarded as one of John Coltrane's finest albums, ...

Released 28th January 2022. Crescent is widely regarded as one of John Coltrane's finest albums, featuring the talents of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones. During 1964, John Coltrane spent the least amount of time in the recording studio of his entire career as a leader. It wasn't until April 27th that he, along with Tyner, Garrison and Jones went to the familiar surroundings of Rudy Van Gelder's Englewood Cliffs studio to record all the tracks that appear on Crescent. In a hint of...

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