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What’s the Word: ACID Jazz… LIVE at Dingwalls… Rescued from the vaults!

Here’s a rough & ready little gem of a movie that film editor Paul Bates found in his archive. Acid Jazz… the word! It’s 30 minutes long and 21 years old. This brought back a few memories. According to Paul, … Continue reading

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Flip The Script… Q Tip… A comp!

OK people… just got this from fellow cultural activist and indie publisher, Kingsley Davis: “Q~tip appears in the new book ‘Flip the Script ~ A Photographers Music Diary’ and returns to London for a gig on Fri 26 August. As … Continue reading

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GHOSTFUNK… savour the latest project from NYC’ wayward re-mixer, Max Tannone

OK people, make some noise and hit that download button ’cause here comes ‘Ghostfunk’– the latest episode from wayward NYC based remixer Max Tannone. His latest venture is to pair one of his favorite hip-hop artists, Wu-Tang member Ghostface Killah, … Continue reading

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Steve Williamson: Enigmatic Jazz Warrior meets Tomorrow’s Warriors

Having orchestrated a number of features on stellar saxophonist Steve Williamson in Straight No Chaser and been instrumental in taking his band, That Fuss Was Us’ to play in Japan, I have no qualms in saying that I am a … Continue reading

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Lisbon to Mau Mau

The lovely Guida De Palma rolls into London town to play Jazz Refreshed. Says it all! Guida is a Franco-Portuguese vocalist, songwriter and educator who spent most of her working life in Paris and London but now resides in Lisbon. … Continue reading

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Snowboy 50… ‘From Jazz Funk & Fusion To Acid Jazz: A History Of the UK Jazz Dance Scene

Sadly, I missed the Southend author, bandleader and congalero’s 50th birthday party but I’m sure it was a cracking affair with a maelstrom of fine music. As you may, or may not, know Snowboy’s seminal ‘From Jazz Funk & Fusion … Continue reading

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Push – Back on the block & on a Mission!

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