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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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