Jazz

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Oscar Jerome - Breathe Deep

Released 14th August 2020. SK Albums of the Year 2020 'Cutting his teeth as guitarist in London a...

Released 14th August 2020. SK Albums of the Year 2020 'Cutting his teeth as guitarist in London afrobeat/jazz collective Kokoroko, Oscar Jerome's solo debut sees him employ those jazz chops in service of a smooth neo-soul singer-songwriter sound a la Lewis Taylor or Tom Misch. Bandmates Sheila Maurice-Grey and Richie Sievwright appear, as does ubiquitous Ezra Collective keysman Joe Armon-Jones on an album packed to the gunwales with classy musicianship.'

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Moses Boyd - Dark Matter

Released 14th February 2020. SK Album of the Year 2020 'A key figure in the all-conquering Londo...

Released 14th February 2020. SK Album of the Year 2020 'A key figure in the all-conquering London jazz scene, Moses Boyd has collaborated with most of its players, either sat at the drum stool or in the producer's chair. Plenty of them return the favour here, including that man again Joe Armon-Jones, saxophonist/composer Nubya Garica, tuba innovator Theon Cross and Boyd's old sparring partner in the fiery improv duo Binker & Moses, Binker Golding. Rooted in the London sound with its pro...

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Pat Metheny - Road To The Sun

Released 5th March 2021. Guitarist and composer Pat Metheny has won 20 Grammy Awards in 12 differ...

Released 5th March 2021. Guitarist and composer Pat Metheny has won 20 Grammy Awards in 12 different categories including Best Rock Instrumental, Best Contemporary Jazz Recording, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, Best Instrumental Composition. The Pat Metheny Group won an unprecedented seven consecutive Grammies for seven consecutive albums. Pat Metheny is one of the few artists in the world who can lay claim to such a description. On his latest album, Road To The Sun, Pat Metheny surprises us on...

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Matthew Halsall - Salute to the Sun

Released 20th November 2020. Composer, trumpeter, producer, DJ and founder of Gondwana Records, M...

Released 20th November 2020. Composer, trumpeter, producer, DJ and founder of Gondwana Records, Matthew Halsall has always worn many hats. But at the heart of everything that he does Halsall is first and foremost an artist and a musician. A trumpeter whose unflashy, soulful playing radiates a thoughtful beauty and a composer and band-leader who has created his own rich sound world. A sound that draws on the heritage of British jazz, the spiritual jazz of Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, as...

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Charles Lloyd & The Marvels - Tone Poem

Released 12th February. Tone Poem is the third full-length album by Charles Lloyd & The Marve...

Released 12th February. Tone Poem is the third full-length album by Charles Lloyd & The Marvels, the genre-straddling quintet that features the master saxophonist with Bill Frisell on guitar, Greg Leisz on pedal steel guitar, Reuben Rogers on bass, and Eric Harland on drums. Following the band’s 2016 debut I Long To See You and their 2018 collaboration with Lucinda Williams Vanished Gardens, the nine dynamic instrumental tracks here include new Lloyd originals along with pieces by Ornette...

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Alfa Mist - Bring Backs

Expected Release 23rd April 2021. Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibra...

Expected Release 23rd April 2021. Alfa Mist is one of the driving forces behind a young and vibrant scene of UK musicians, who’ve taken on jazz as their musical narrative. On his new album Bring Backs the producer, self-taught pianist and rapper takes us on a sonic trip back to his beat-making past on the streets of East London, through the depth and musicality he discovered composing and playing jazz. 2017 saw the release of Alfa’s breakthrough record, Antiphon and the 2019’s album Structura...

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Portico Quartet - Terrain

Released 28th May 2021. Portico Quartet announce Terrain, a three-part suite drawing on American ...

Released 28th May 2021. Portico Quartet announce Terrain, a three-part suite drawing on American minimalism and ambient music alongside their own rich heritage as they explore new musical vistas When Duncan Bellamy and Jack Wyllie – the driving force behind Portico Quartet got together in their East London studio in May 2020 and started work on the music that would become their new album, the world, or most of it, was in the midst of the first lockdown. The unique impact of the events of 2020...

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Pino Palladino & Blake Mills - Notes With Attac...

CD Released 12th March 2021. Vinyl Released 11th February 2022. This is Pino Palladino’s first re...

CD Released 12th March 2021. Vinyl Released 11th February 2022. This is Pino Palladino’s first record of original music. All album material co-written and produced by Blake Mills. The album has no single sound – showcases various styles of playing with a strong emphasis on ambitious composition and listeners can trace homages to J Dilla, Fela Kuti, Roy Hargrove throughout. Other musicians include Chris Dave, Larry Goldings, Andrew Bird, Ted Poor, and more. This record is being released as par...

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Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London S...

Released 26th March 2021. SK Album of the Year 2021. "A sublime meeting of minds between renowned...

Released 26th March 2021. SK Album of the Year 2021. "A sublime meeting of minds between renowned electronic producer Sam Shepherd aka Floating Points, tenor sax titan Pharoah Sanders and the LSO. The result is a deeply textured, spacious work centred around a twinkling keyboard arpeggio with some of Sanders' most restrained and sensitive playing (plus the odd overblown bar of blues thrown in to demonstrate that, even at 81, the old fire hasn't dimmed a jot)." Sam Shepherd (Floating Points): ...

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Sons of Kemet - Black To The Future

Released 14th May 2021. Sons of Kemet returns in 2021 with their new album Black To The Future. T...

Released 14th May 2021. Sons of Kemet returns in 2021 with their new album Black To The Future. The follow up to 2018’s Mercury Prize nominated breakout release Your Queen Is A Reptile. This is their 4th record, and 2nd on impulse! Compared with ”Your Queen is a Reptile”, this album has featured vocalists and more of an emphasis on fuller compositions and arrangements. Guest artists include Kojey Radical, Moor Mother, Angel Bat Dawid, Joshua Idehen, D Double E.

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Tony Allen - There Is No End

Released 7th May 2021. The wisdom of Tony Allen's words was as deep as his grooves, and these two...

Released 7th May 2021. The wisdom of Tony Allen's words was as deep as his grooves, and these two sentences, which announce the dozen songs that follow, truly capture the spirit of There is No End. Tony’s motivating concept and desire was to work with younger artists, and especially the new generation of rappers, and give them voice in a time of global turmoil when music has never been more important – not necessarily as a "weapon" for the future in the manner of Fela's violently political so...

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Sun Ra - Lanquidity (Deluxe Edition)

Released 25th June 2021. Strut present the definitive edition of Sun Ra’s classic ‘Lanquidity’ al...

Released 25th June 2021. Strut present the definitive edition of Sun Ra’s classic ‘Lanquidity’ album from 1978 with brand new 4LP box set and 2CD editions.Recorded overnight at Bob Bank’s Blank Tapes on 17th July 1978 after the Arkestra had appeared on Saturday Night Live, the album is unique in the Ra catalogue. “Most critics felt that it was more of a fusion-inspired record,” explains Michael Ray. “As the name suggests, the album is liquid and languid.” Bob Blank continues, “Musically, it w...

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