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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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THE JOURNEY : JOHN COLTRANE’S ‘A LOVE SUPREME’ & A SUMMER SOLTICE ALIGNMENT OF SPIRITUAL FORCES

It seems a long time ago that Jason Jules and myself began to explore the potential of a concept – Sacred Music : Sacred Spaces. Back then our sights were  fixed on Spitalfields, an area that encompasses Brick Lane and … Continue reading

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Deep In The Chapel… Visions of A Love Supreme

With only a week to go before we premiere the re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’ the vibe and the anticipation is building. After a long period of writing flautist Rowland Sutherland has been busy adding swathes of sound … Continue reading

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SUMMER SOLSTICE: SACRED MUSIC – SACRED SPACES: A LOVE SUPREME

Fresh back from NZ and it’s kicking in … BIG TIME! Everybody involved with our modest little Chaser Productions set-up is hyped with the imminent performance of  Sacred Music – Sacred Spaces: A Re-envisioning of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’. Sacred … 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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JAZZ WARRIORS 2011: A Manifesto for change!

It all began with an vexing and frustrating incident at Ronnie Scott’s involving the UK’s premier jazz vocalist Cleveland Watkiss. A Facebook post by Cleveland sparked of the Facebook group “When Are We Going To See More Black UK Jazz … Continue reading

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Summer Sessions… Worldwide, Blaze….

Here’s a few July sessions to tune into…Worldwide looks amazing… Blaze has got some deep stuff going down in east London… Mau Mau keep up the flow and the Southbank is gearing up… also, check out Ceu at the Jazz … Continue reading

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