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 fusion firepower in the wake of the release of Raja’s fifth album, the …

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 16 days.

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 fusion firepower in the wake of the release of Raja’s fifth album, the excellent Gurutopia. Raja, from the Wirral, long since London-based where he has a strong reputation among his fellow musicians on the gigging and session scene, recently performed at the Jazz Ahead expo in Germany. He has written all the compositions on the album, which features guest appearances by Randy Brecker and Mike Stern, and live with his band his music simply soars.

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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 Mahanthappa, Steve Lehman, Oran Etkin: a case of every increasing circles. …

Published: 14 Nov 2019. Updated: 17 days.

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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 Mahanthappa, Steve Lehman, Oran Etkin: a case of every increasing circles. Augurs well.