Author Archives: Paul Brad
“ED MOTTA is the DON” – Gilles Person. Brasilian jazz-funk/MPB legend, Ed Mott is on a debut UK tour April 3rd-9th 2014. Brasilian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ed Motta is a free spirited soul with serious chops and is the … Continue reading
NIGERIA’S WILLIAM ONYEABOR – ‘Fantastic Man’ – the documentary, the music and the concert…. Just discovered this via Noisey. You Need To Hear This is proud to present Fantastic Man’ – a documentary investigating reclusive Nigerian musician William Onyeabor, a … Continue reading
SCREAM PRINT at FORMANS SMOKEHOUSE GALLERY. After a little detour that skirted Victoria Park and with a little help from Gina Southgate’s ipad we finally we eventually found our way beneath the AI2 and arrived at the Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery … Continue reading
FRESH! Some new music to check out that’s found a home in my current listening pile. First up, a bold 4 track trio EP, from electric harpist Tori Handsley. I know Tori from the Freedom pure-improv jams where she turned … Continue reading
The Cheng School Gao Style BaguaZhang is a chunky, 392 page book on Bagua Zhang and it’s a labour of love on the part of the students of the Master Liu Fengcai – a disciple of the legendary Gao Yi … Continue reading
LOOSE BOOTY: Milford Graves & Joe McPhee + Richard Hell + James Nares’ ‘Street’ feat Thurston Moore takes place at Rubloff Auditorium, the Art Institute of Chicago on Thursday, March 13, 7pm. This is a session! In celebration of Christopher … Continue reading
Just found this tucked inside a file of vintage scribblings…. Xmas Day… Irie!