Jazz

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Melody Gardot & Philippe Powell - Entre Eux Deux

Released 20th May 2022. Melody Gardot and acclaimed pianist Philippe Powell have recorded an inti...

Released 20th May 2022. Melody Gardot and acclaimed pianist Philippe Powell have recorded an intimate album of brooding jazz torch songs. Recorded in Paris in Dec 2021, this intimate new album showcases Melody and Philippe’s love of traditional jazz, taking the listener back to its golden age. “If I had to sum up the record in a couple of words, I’d say : this record is a dance between two people who love and value the same things : deep poetry and solid melodies. The title “Entre eux deux” (...

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Kokoroko - Could We Be More

Released 5th August 2022. The long awaited debut LP from Kokoroko - Could We Be More 5th August 2...

Released 5th August 2022. The long awaited debut LP from Kokoroko - Could We Be More 5th August 2022 “Drawing influence from West African highlife and jazz, wellmarinated in enough polyrhythm seasoning to induce fires on the dance floors they play.” Okay Africa “Afrobeat, jazz, soul and ’70s psych-leaning funk - luminescent” Cool Hunting “This female-led, multicultural collective of under 30s is a vital example of not only jazz’s new form but the shape of things to come.” The Guardian Followi...

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Trombone Shorty - Lifted

Released 29th April 2022. Trombone Shorty is back with his first album in 5 years and the eagerly...

Released 29th April 2022. Trombone Shorty is back with his first album in 5 years and the eagerly awaited follow-up to his 2017 Blue Note debut Parking Lot Symphony, which the esteemed New Orleans music magazine OffBeat said continued his tradition of “stunningly good musicianship, crowd-pleasing good material, and just plain good fun.” The new album captures the explosive energy of his legendary live shows, and combines classic New Orleans sounds (funk, gospel, street rhythms, Mardi Gras Ind...

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Binker and Moses - Feeding The Machine

Released 25th February 2022. Feeding The Machine is the long-awaited 3rd studio album by semi-fre...

Released 25th February 2022. Feeding The Machine is the long-awaited 3rd studio album by semi-free jazz duo Binker and Moses. The album yet again cements Binker and Moses' status as being at the vanguard of London's jazz and jazz-adjacent music scene. With honorary band member Max Luthert on tape loops and electronics, Feeding The Machine crosses into ambient, minimalism and experimental electronic music territories, whilst also nodding to the duo's roots in riff-heavy free jazz.

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Brad Mehldau - Jacob's Ladder

Released 18th March 2022. Nonesuch Records releases Brad Mehldau’s Jacob’s Ladder on CD [a vinyl ...

Released 18th March 2022. Nonesuch Records releases Brad Mehldau’s Jacob’s Ladder on CD [a vinyl version will be released later in the year, exact date TBD].  The album features new music that reflects on scripture and the search for God through music inspired by the prog rock Mehldau loved as a young adolescent, which was his gateway to the fusion that eventually led to his discovery of jazz.  Featured musicians on the album include Mehldau’s label mates Chris Thile and Cécile McLorin Salvan...

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Lady Blackbird - Black Acid Soul

Released 28th January 2022. After months of anticipation, Lady Blackbird’s already critically acc...

Released 28th January 2022. After months of anticipation, Lady Blackbird’s already critically acclaimed debut album, Black Acid Soul which was recorded in legendary Studio B (Prince’s room) in Sunset Sound and produced by Grammy-nominated Chris Seefried has now been released via Foundation Music/BMG, and will be released on further vinyl and CD on 28th January 2022. The long awaited release follows a rapturous recent UK tour that saw Blackbird (aka Marley Munroe)  perform a sold out show at L...

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Robert Glasper - Black Radio III

Released 25th February 2022. We've got some Black Radio tote bags to give away with orders, while...

Released 25th February 2022. We've got some Black Radio tote bags to give away with orders, while stocks last. 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 R...

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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...

Released 11th February 2022. Kit Downes joins forces with long-time collaborators Petter Eldh on ...

Released 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 offers its ...

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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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