“Kaveri Special, they do afro beat in a sort of Scandinavian, Jimi Tenor post weird psychedelic way; you’re going to love it ” Gilles Peterson
The album of the week without a doubt is Ebo Taylor’s Love And Death which isn’t bad for the guitarist, composer, arranger and producer from born in 1936 – be prepared to see it in all good ‘Best of 2010′ lists very soon!
Not content with pulling off album of the year, can Emanative really have got the double with EP of the year?
Spreading the word about Hudson Mohawke has been as easy as a hot knife cutting through butter over the last couple of years but has his debut album come to a sticky end (or should that be loop)?
To take liberties with a well known tune, you could say “New York, Addis, London, Munich everyone’s talkin’ about Ethio-jazz music”.
The latest edition in the Inspiration Information series finds the original beat of Afro-beat Tony Allen paired with the cosmic saxophonist from Finland, Jimi Tenor.
Multi-instrumentalist Tenor and his buddies from Finland join up with Afro-Berliners Kabu Kabu with obvious resuls, a magical world of Afro-Ra from the 4th Dimension that’s on a different level of “must have”.
Karen P is …broadcasting to the world and you’d be daft not to tune in to her first compilation for Sonar Kollektiv.
Back in 1995, Compost Records released the first in the Future Sounds Of Jazz series of cutting edge compilations and Volume 11 still points the way forward
Scandinavian jazz and funk harmonises with African percussion, bringing a marvellous fusion of assorted vintage and contemporary elements.
The combination of a New York born Willis, producer/husband Jimi Tenor and a Helsinki based backing band have together created a geographically diverse Northern Soul album for the mid-noughties.
BiggaBush is back in the mix big time with as diverse a set as you’re ever likely to hear
It was one of those couple of weeks when the Blue Room boys of Chris Coco and Rob da Bank just kept mentioning their mate, Mixmaster Morris. Gerry Hectic tracked down the man himself