At five tracks ’5ive’, the second in a set of releases from the West London-based Jazz Re:freshed promoters/label, is woefully short but it is a timely reminder of the sheer talent of Mr Kaidi Tatham. Continue reading 5ive – Kaidi Tatham (Jazz Re:freshed)
A budget package of 5 original albums by one of the biggest names of the funky keyboard, Mr. George Duke – if this doesn’t get you excited, I’ll be surprised!
One thing you can say about Ashley Beedle (actually, there lots of things but without contradiction), he is possibly the most polymath of musicians around today and he never lets us down; bring on the Darkstarr!
We’ve got Leo Gandleman to thank for this as it was his foresight to make the call to his musician chums in 1999 to record some Brazilian inspired boogie as the Brazilian Groove Band as they got down to explore the Anatomy Of Groove.
With Gilles Peterson celebrating 10 years at the BBC and Far Out Recordings having a 15th birthday celebration, what better party animal partnership is there to bring you this compilation of the finest Brazilika there is?
Their first album Eletrifica?ß?£o was released in 2004 and as good things come to those who wait, this is a 12″ three track “teaser” for the new A Bossa El?©trica album.
Jos?© Roberto Bertrami is a legend as a musician and as member of Azymuth so this guy just doesn’t do back albums, he doesn’t brilliant albums and his modern sound adventure is a trip for sure.
The six DJs/producers known as Jazzanova have been satisfing ears and feet for years with their German based label Sonar Kollektiv, but it’s about time that they sorted out their own affairs and they’ve hit us with a monster album with Of All The Things.
What an achievement for Sonar Kollektiv reaching their 200th release! Congratulations if not chapeaux as it’s such a milestone and not only that, it’s another brilliant compilation for the label.
Need2Soul is a London based club-night and the Need2Soul label set out in 2005 to release tracks that rocked their decks. For the new V.02 double CD compilation they’ve called up a heavyweight DJ and young(ish) pretender to get mixing and it’s definitely FLY!