This was a celebrated release in Finland a couple of years ago but now it gets repackaged on ‘jazz label of the year’ ACT and you’ll find that the name Verneri Pohjola will be the on the lips as the horn of the year!
Continue reading Verneri Pohjola – Aurora
As much as the mention of Futuristica’s Jazz Chronicle’s session in the Guardian’s Guide on Saturday as their ‘Pick of the Week’ was appreciated, they missed out that Manchester’s finest Matthew Halsall was a special guest DJ!
Continue reading Matthew Halsall – Spiritual Surfing at 60MPC 03/02/11
If there’s one good thing about January, for the past couple of years anyway, there’s been the release of 4 sets of Disco Discharge double CD albums; and they are back in 2011 better than ever!
Continue reading V/A – Disco Discharge: Disco Fever USA
“Incredibly this is the first time these guys have played live and this is the official launch of the new album Time, Ladies and Gentleman – Emanative!”
Continue reading Emanative – Time
The new album by Rory Simmons’ Fringe Magnetic is big band leftfield jazz at its best and no doubt the highlight of the forthcoming Loop Collective Festival at the Vortex.
Continue reading Fringe Magnetic – Empty Spaces
Matthew Halsall sets the tone for jazz in 2009. This is music to chill with a loved one to, an early morning ipod journey to work soundtrack, or the score to a jazz dance in a little basement dive
Continue reading Colour Yes – Matthew Halsall