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The Hieroglyphic Being Experience LIVE – New Years Eve 2015/16

CAFE OTOproudly come with Release 100 (!!!) CAFE OTO are supa-pleased to make the Jamal Moss non-stop 6 hour New Year DJ set available for FREE! Half the night came out as a double cassette dubbed "The Hieroglyphic Being Experience … Continue reading

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THE RETURN OF ‘ENLIGHTENMENT’… JULY 1st Union Chapel

OK Brothers & Sisters…. ‘Enlightenment’- an original composition penned by master flautist Rowland Sutherland with support from the PRSF and inspired by the spirit of John Coltrane – returns to the capital this summer and the Ensemble can’t wait to … Continue reading

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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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WORK IN PROGRESS: Carleen Anderson’s ‘Cage Street Memorial’

At the end of March I journeyed to Deptford’s Albany Theatre to experience a preview of Carleen Anderson’s forthcoming one woman show, entitled ‘Cage Street Memorial’. Though Carleen had described the piece to me as a musical I was not … Continue reading

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Enlightenment – A Love Supreme @ James Lavelle’s Meltdown

Enlightenment – A Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s Love Supreme  touched down on the Southbank on the final day of James Lavelle’s Meltdown. It was a glorious mid-summer’s day, there was rave kicking off on the river bank terrace and Enlightenment … Continue reading

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Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin: Hustler’s Convention 40th Anniversary

Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin presented ‘Hustler’s Convention’ 40th Anniversary at the Jazz Cafe in London on Monday night and the “Godfather Of Rap” blew us all away – including the High Priest of P Funk, George Clinton. Despite the miserable weather, … Continue reading

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FREEDOM! Last session of 2013

FREEDOM! Last session of 2013. It was the closing night of the Jazz Festival and there were some weary people in the house, seems like a lot of sessions had been taken on board from Wayne Shorter to Wadada Leo … Continue reading

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Dr Martin Luther King Jnr: Assassinated 45 years ago today… April 4th 1968.

TONIGHT WE WILL CELEBRATE the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr at Nexus – One World at St. George’s Bloomsbury. A Jazz Warriors Int. co-production it will be hosted by Bonnie Greer and the concert will feature … Continue reading

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FREEDOM! “In composition you have all the time you want to decide what to say in 15 seconds, in improvisation you have 15 seconds.” (Steve Lacy)

It’s  a freezing cold Sunday night and as I waited at the bus stop, weighed down by a bag of vinyl, I had to wonder who would brave the weather and venture to Hoxton for the launch of our FREEDOM … Continue reading

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