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Angel Bat Dawid and Branford Marsalis figure among Rolling Stone pick of 2019

A time of year when many overviews appear. As the jazz scene is so huge and international can one overview succeed in even scratching the surface? Rolling Stone is typical...

Published: 12 Dec 2019. Updated: 7 hours ago.

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Steve Gadd for Sligo

Not many details so far but clearly booking Steve Gadd is a coup for the Sligo Jazz Project summer school and festival. The festival have put an early bird suitably...

Published: 11 Dec 2019. Updated: 31 hours ago.

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Exodus, Pizza Express Jazz Club

First published in 2015. Moses Boyd led his four-piece Exodus for this largely standards-based winner’s gig that began with the young drummer’s composition ‘Axis Blue.’ Boyd told the audience later...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 44 hours ago.

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Moses Boyd double LP on the horizon

Celebrated for his work as one half of Binker and Moses and in the band of singer Zara McFarlane, look for drummer bandleader Moses Boyd's work as a leader on...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 45 hours ago.

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Down the Dusty road

Still too early for listing gigs of the year. However, the clear revelation of the year in terms of hearing someone live for the first time and certainly in my...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 2 days ago.

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Trumpet + flugel 20 Living Greats

1 Wynton Marsalis 2 Terence Blanchard 3 Jeremy Pelt 4 Eddie Henderson 5 Ambrose Akinmusire 6 Nicholas Payton 7 Wadada Leo Smith 8 Nils Petter Molvær 9 Randy Brecker 10...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 2 days ago.

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Piano 20 Living Greats

1 Herbie Hancock 2 Keith Jarrett 3 McCoy Tyner 4 Chick Corea 5 Ahmad Jamal 6 Toshiko Akiyoshi 7 Django Bates 8 Ramsey Lewis 9 Robert Glasper 10 Martial Solal...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 47 hours ago.

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Herbert Joos renowned for his work with the Vienna Art Orchestra & The Philosophy of the Flugelhorn passes

Jazz trumpeter and flugel player Herbert Joos died on Saturday in a Baden-Baden hospital. He was 79. The Karlsruhe-born player who early in his career studied double bass was a...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 2 days ago.

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