Category Archives: Just Runnings

GARY CROSBY is 60: Groundation at The Cockpit

GARY CROSBY – bassist and the driving force behind Tomorrow’s Warriors and Dune records – continues to celebrate the big Six-O with a session at Jez Nelson’s Jazz In The Round next Monday. Together with new generation players Moses Boyd … Continue reading

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DON’T SLEEP ON THIS! This Monday BBC JAZZ ON 3: ENLIGHTENMENT (In the Spirit of A Love Supreme by John Coltrane) – LIVE @ MELTDOWN

This coming Monday, February 2nd, Jez Nelson’s longstanding BBC Jazz On 3 show will broadcast the whole of the evening performance at Meltdown of Enlightenment – In the Spirit Of ‘A Love Supreme’. It was the mid summer’s day and … Continue reading

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HAPPINESS is 180 gram double vinyl!

HAPPINESS is 180 gram double vinyl… seen! The boys at Gearbox just mailed me this shot of my rapidly shrinking self, clutching ‘Nucleus with Leon Thomas’ in their supa audiophile studio. This terrific unreleased live session is led by the … Continue reading

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CELEBRATION TIME: A Love Supreme: 50 Years On

A Love Supreme – 50 Years On… While I’m eagerly awaiting Jazz On 3 broadcast of the entire performance of the Enlightenment Ensemble’s “Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ at last summer’s Meltdown, the crew at Folded Wing announce … Continue reading

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A few 2014 records that sneaked into the New Year ….

As we roll into 2015 there’s a few of last year’s tunes that continue to hold a spot by the the hi-fi…. February will see all those peeps on a deep jazz tip paying homage to Trane’s iconic ‘A Love … Continue reading

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PLASTIC PEOPLE – The Final Session Jan 2nd : Floating Points + Fourtet

PLASTIC PEOPLE – The Final Session Jan 2nd : Floating Points + Fourtet When Plastic people closed its doors it signed off an era. It doesn’t seem like 15 years since Ade Fakile moved his initial session from Oxford Street … Continue reading

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2015 Kicks OFF with Orlando Julius meets The Heliocentrics & Carleen Anderson encounters The Masters… while Gilles P dishes out the Worldwide Awards….

2015 Kicks OFF with Orlando Julius meets The Heliocentrics & Carleen Anderson encounters The Masters… and Gilles Peterson dishes out his Worldwide Awards…. Freedom! resurfaces at The Vortex. OK… first up… HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it be a good one … Continue reading

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