Tina May RIP

Sad to hear of the passing of jazz singer Tina May who has died at the age of 60 after a battle with cancer. Tina was one of the UK's leading jazz singers. Fellow singer Cleveland Watkiss tweeted on hearing the news: ''Home To Glory, my dear …

Published: 28 Mar 2022. Updated: 6 months.

Sad to hear of the passing of jazz singer Tina May who has died at the age of 60 after a battle with cancer. Tina was one of the UK's leading jazz singers. Fellow singer Cleveland Watkiss tweeted on hearing the news: ''Home To Glory, my dear friend, work colleague, wonderful, beautiful soul #TinaMay. I really hoped that we could’ve done some more music together here! Now I’ll have to wait until I too, get to the other side. Until then.''

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John Butcher vinyl series is a deep dive into the world of a key free-improviser

Good news for free-improvisation fans with a significant release in the John Butcher Vinyl Series, a series of 5 LPs recorded in 2019 at Ausland in Berlin. Titles are La Pierre Tachée, Shaped and Chased, Lamenti Dall'Infinito, Glints and Induction. …

Published: 28 Mar 2022. Updated: 6 months.

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Good news for free-improvisation fans with a significant release in the John Butcher Vinyl Series, a series of 5 LPs recorded in 2019 at Ausland in Berlin. Titles are La Pierre Tachée, Shaped and Chased, Lamenti Dall'Infinito, Glints and Induction. Butcher appears with Sophie Agnel, Gino Robair & Thomas Lehn, Marta Zapparoli, Liz Allbee & Ignaz Schick, Magda Mayas & Tony Buck, Werner Dafeldecker & Burkhard Beins and the releases are on the Ni Vu Ni Connu label. Check out a track from the absorbing 'Glints' above.