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)
We’ve been inundated with old and new disco of late but you can’t pass up on this 3 CD set that’s been “compiled with love” as its a fiting tribute to Loleatta Holloway and must have: The Definitive Salsoul Mixes!
So if you can imagine giving jazz legend a 70th birthday party and got a load of his favourite International music stars to join in on ten of his favourite songs, The Imagine Project would be such a star studded present!
Bustin’ Out is set in a time went the punks limelight was dimming but in its place, the independent DIY label ethic took hold and a whole new generation of musicians started to experiment a little deeper than 3-chord wonders.
The Strut records revival continues apace under the guiding light of K7 records as they release another sterling compilation this time focussing on the music of Brasil that was under the influence of the soulful, funky sounds of their North American cousins.
Some stories never get to be told properly. At last ours has been.
Veteran UK electronic producer Dave Lee (aka Joey Negro) has put together a cast of thousands (well, not quick 1000s) to prove that when it comes to Moving With The Shakers, the music comes first.
Everyone aims for A Life Of Consummate Ease and Gripper has provided a musical soundtrack that covers nearly every genre you can think of but still holds it together for an excellent cohesive album.