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Kurt Elling pays tribute to Sarah Vaughan on 'Sassy'

Fresh from winning a Grammy this year in the best jazz vocal album category for Secrets Are The Best Stories featuring Danilo Pérez, on Kurt Elling's next album to be released in the autumn entitled SuperBlue the singer and improviser extraordinaire

Published: 10 May 2021. Updated: 45 days.

Fresh from winning a Grammy this year in the best jazz vocal album category for Secrets Are The Best Stories featuring Danilo Pérez, on Kurt Elling's next album to be released in the autumn entitled SuperBlue the singer and improviser extraordinaire has teamed up in a stylistic shift with guitarist Charlie Hunter plus mighty groovesters keyboardist DJ Harrison and drummer Corey Fonville from Butcher Brown. Among the SuperBlue tracks are 'Sassy,' a very different treatment of The Manhattan Transfer's ultrahip 1991 tribute to Sarah Vaughan. Kurt Elling, top. Photo: via Edition

Head to a clip of Elling's 'Sassy' ahead of release here.

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Nathaniel Cross to issue 'Charge it to the Game' heralding his EP The Description Is Not The Described

The twenty-eighth of May is the date to circle on your phones for 'Charge it to the Game' the first track to stream from trombonist Nathaniel Cross' debut solo EP The Description Is Not The Described to follow on 25 June. The brother of Sons of …

Published: 10 May 2021. Updated: 45 days.

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The twenty-eighth of May is the date to circle on your phones for 'Charge it to the Game' the first track to stream from trombonist Nathaniel Cross' debut solo EP The Description Is Not The Described to follow on 25 June. The brother of Sons of Kemet tuba player Theon Cross, Nathaniel, the most invigorating trombonist rising up to emerge on the UK jazz scene since Dennis Rollins first surfaced with Courtney Pine, studied at Guildhall School of Music & Drama and is best known for his work with drummer Moses Boyd. The EP has four tracks and Nathaniel describes 'Charge it to the Game' as ''influenced by bruk (broken beat) and hip hop." The EP's Issuing label is First Word through Kudos. More details