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DIGI: Menagerie – Evolution
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ALBUM: Courtney Pine Black Notes from the Deep
ALBUM: The Andy Tolman Cartel – Cypher
7: Courtney Pine – Butterfly (feat. Omar)
DIGI: Omar –  Gave My Heart ft. Leon Ware

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DIGI: Menagerie – Evolution

DIGI: Menagerie – Evolution

Lance Ferguson must surely qualify as a polymath, his varied musical skills & abilities reach across genres multiple projects. The Bamboos, Cookin’ On 3 Burners, Lanu, Black Feeling are just some of the projects he has brought to the publics’ ears, not forgetting of course his record producing, DJ-ing, radio presenting, songwriting and highly admired […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: Courtney Pine Black Notes from the Deep

ALBUM: Courtney Pine Black Notes from the Deep

No musician embodies more the dramatic transformation in the British jazz scene over the past thirty years than Courtney Pine. His debut album, Journey To The Urge Within in 1987, was the first serious jazz album ever to make the British Top 40, notching up sales to qualify for a silver disc. Aside from being […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: The Andy Tolman Cartel – Cypher

ALBUM: The Andy Tolman Cartel – Cypher

For decades, if you wanted to listen to great music all you needed to do was stare at a screen! TV and film soundtracks were often the work of US legends such as Lalo Schiffrin, Oliver Nelson & Quincy Jones, and their Uk counterparts Ronnie Hazelhurst and Alan Hawkshaw, provided the soundtrack to the 60’s […] Continue Reading

7: Courtney Pine – Butterfly (feat. Omar)

7: Courtney Pine – Butterfly (feat. Omar)

No musician embodies more the dramatic transformation in the British jazz scene over the past thirty years than Courtney Pine. His debut album, Journey To The Urge Within in 1987, was the first serious jazz album ever to make the British Top 40, notching up sales to qualify for a silver disc. Aside from being […] Continue Reading

DIGI: Omar –  Gave My Heart ft. Leon Ware

DIGI: Omar – Gave My Heart ft. Leon Ware

Love In Beats, Omar’s most recent album, has further cemented his reputation as a truly individual artist – with a sound and style which is utterly unique. It features various special guests, but none quite as special as one of Omar’s biggest influences – and someone who became his close personal friend and musical collaborator […] Continue Reading

7: The Andy Tolman Cartel – Move Over

7: The Andy Tolman Cartel – Move Over

For many decades, if you wanted to listen to great music all you needed to do was one thing…switch on your television! TV and film soundtracks were often the work of absolute masters of their art – such as US legends Lalo Schiffrin & Quincy Jones, and their Uk counterparts Ronnie Hazelhurst and Alan Hawkshaw, […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: Omar – Love in Beats

ALBUM: Omar – Love in Beats

Stevie Wonder, Angie Stone, Syreeta Wright, Common, Estelle, Incognito’s Bluey Maunick, Erykah Badu, Carleen Anderson, Caron Wheeler, Leon Ware, India Arie, Lamont Dozier, Zed Bias, Pino Palladino, Roger Sanchez, Guru & Jazzmatazz, Maddslinky, Kele le Roc, Mario Biondi…all these people have one thing in common – all are admirers of, and past collaborators with the […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Vol. 4

ALBUM: The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Vol. 4

I can hardly believe the very first edition of the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club came out in 2012 – much time has passed, but my mission remains the same – to give you lucky lucky people another hard hitting selection – a crafty musical right hook, another fist full of funky things – […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: Carleen Anderson Cage Street Memorial – The Pilgrimage

ALBUM: Carleen Anderson Cage Street Memorial – The Pilgrimage

Cage Street Memorial ~ The Pilgrimage, Carleen Anderson’s 7th solo album, is something special, different and absolutely unique. The winner of Jazz FM’s 2013 Best UK Vocalist Award blends styles ranging from jazz, soul, gospel, opera, to classical chamber music. The mixture of musical genres makes this an exciting, genuine and highly personal offering that […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: Brian Auger – Back to the Beginning …Again: The Brian Auger Anthology, Vol. 2

ALBUM: Brian Auger – Back to the Beginning …Again: The Brian Auger Anthology, Vol. 2

Brian Auger, the London born keyboard genius & musical pioneer, lauded and loved by everybody from Herbie Hancock to Mose Allison, from the Brand New Heavies to The Beastie Boys, whose tracks have been sampled by Mos Def, Common, Air and Kid Loco, and his original compositions covered by Sarah Vaughan, Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes and […] Continue Reading

ALBUM: Kylie Auldist – Family Tree

ALBUM: Kylie Auldist – Family Tree

Australian vocalist extraordinaire Kylie Auldist will be no stranger to soul & funk fans, her searing soul singing having featured on her own albums ‘Made Of Stone’ ,’Still Life’ (Tru Thoughts) also in The Bamboos, as well as Freestyle Records own Cookin’ On 3 Burners. Her unmistakable voice is currently topping the pop charts across […] Continue Reading

12: Kylie Auldist – Waste of Time

12: Kylie Auldist – Waste of Time

Australian vocalist extraordinaire Kylie Auldist will be no stranger to soul & funk fans, her searing soul singing having featured on her own albums ‘Made Of Stone’ ,’Still Life’ (Tru Thoughts) also in The Bamboos, as well as Freestyle Records own Cookin’ On 3 Burners. Her unmistakable voice is currently topping the pop charts across […] Continue Reading

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