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Track of the day: ABC by Eskelin, Weber, Griener

From The Pearls by the piano-less trio of Ellery Eskelin, saxophone, Christian Weber, bass, Michael Griener, drums – an album that rags along jostling up against free improv as it...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 48 minutes.

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GoGo Penguin, v2.0, Gondwana

From 2014. Opening v2.0 gently with the heartbeat of ‘Murmuration’, GoGo Penguin drummer Rob Turner languidly nudging the band forward, pianist Chris Illingworth enveloping the listener in a cocoon of...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 66 minutes.

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John Etheridge and Soweto Kinch join Shez Raja for storming Indo-jazz fusion Pizza Express Jazz Club show showing

From 2016. Jazz guitar hero John Etheridge joined bass guitarist Shez Raja and his band and Soweto Kinch at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in an impressive display of Indo-jazz...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 73 minutes.

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Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 2 hours.

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2019 Highlight: The Sustain of Memory by Kevin Sun

The best reedist you have to date never heard, perhaps. Think within the wide open precincts of a sound that might radiate outwards into the worlds of Tim Berne, Rudresh...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 3 hours.

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Logan Richardson’s Shift, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London

From 2016. On the alto saxophonist’s Blue Note debut he keeps A-list company with Pat Metheny and Jason Moran both on the record. And here, live on tour, the Next...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 3 hours.

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Michelson Morley + Dmitrij Golovanov, Vortex, London

From 2016. Gravitational waves greet Michelson Morley playing live as they return two years on from Aether Drift, Dan Messore now fully in the band, the Indigo Kid guitarist who...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 3 hours.

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Jakob Bro interview

From 2018. Passing the torch master to future master, Tomasz Stanko and Paul Motian hovered over this phone conversation as a benign presence. ‘The weather is pretty incredible,’ says guitarist...

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 3 hours.

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