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JANUARY 1st 2016: Heiroglyphic Being & Friends LIVE @ Cafe Oto!

JANUARY 1st 2016: Hieroglyphic Being & Friends LIVE @ Cafe Oto! New Years day 2016. Following on his 6 hour New Years eve DJ set at Café Oto Chicago’s Jamal Moss aka Hieroglyphic Being returned to Oto to perform a … Continue reading

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MAGIC SCIENCE QUARTET meet BLACK TOP @ The Vortex

MAGIC SCIENCE QUARTET meet BLACK TOP @ The Vortex Dissappointed at not being unable to reach the I’klektik ArtLab in South London to hear the MAGIC SCIENCE QUARTET conjure up a live score to a vintage silent film that reinterpreted the mythological … Continue reading

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FREEDOM! The Festival… Tony Kofi conjures Ornette, Xenicibis arrives & Black Top mash it up!

Next Monday – July 13th – will see the first FREEDOM! – The Art of Improvisation jam since the highly enlightening two day FREEDOM! Festival held at The Vortex in Dalston’s Gillett Square over the weekend of June 27/28th. The … Continue reading

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SunRa100 @ House Of St Barnabas

SunRa100 @ House Of St Barnabas was a challenging and thrilling session that dug into the archives of flautist Rowland Sutherland to revive a set of charts that were written for event which took place back in 1999 and featured … Continue reading

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PAINTED PRINTED PLAYED @ Rich Mix

PAINTED PRINTED PLAYED! A VITAL SESSION… THIS THURSDAY 7th November… Swifty & I will be representing at the opening of this collective exhibition event, conceived and curated by freedom loving painter Gina Southgate. OK people.. there’s a £6.00 guest – … Continue reading

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ON THE FESTIVAL FRINGE…. BLACK TOP RISES IN DALSTON

Monday night and our destination is improv central – Cafe Oto – Dalston on the East side. We have gathered to hear BLACK TOP who, on this night, will feature six homegrown Master Musicians that continue to shape this thing … Continue reading

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JAZZ IN THE ROUND … a bit late but quick review

Having arrived a touch late we took in the first part of  Yazz Ahmed‘s set blind, from behind a curtain, but we were  immediately won over by the tone her flugel horn and the spacious interplay between stand-in vibraphone player … Continue reading

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