Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin – Idiom

Label: Yam Records Via Yam Records "Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin are forces to be reckoned with. Both integral parts of the burgeoning South London jazz scene, these young musicians contribute to numerous outfits including Ata Kak, Jamie Isaac, MC Pinty, Moses Boyd Exodus and Ezra Collective, as well as pushing their own solo projects.This... Continue Reading →

The Pollyseeds – Sounds Of Crenshaw Vol. 1

Label: ropeadope Via ropeadope "The Pollyseeds is the brainchild of Terrace Martin.  It comprises a unique assortment of T's talented homiez, including songwriters/vocalists (Chachi aka Problem, Rose Gold, Wyann Vaughn, Preston Harris, et al.) and musicians (Trevor Lawrence, Brandon Owens, Marlon Williams).  We each have very different styles and, as a unit, we paint audible pictures... Continue Reading →

Nautilus – Nautiloid Quest

Label: Agogo Records DJ Oonops selected the best tracks from the Japanese Trio "Nautilus" previous LP and 45 to create this perfect compilation. Via Agogo Records "NAUTILUS is a trio centered around drummer Toshiyuki Sasaki, formed in 2014 along with its Bassist Shigeki Umezawa and Keyboardist Daisuke Takeuchi. Their distinctive style, which can be summarized as the... Continue Reading →

Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Of Ethiopia

Label: Strut Records An absolute must have in your collection, where you can witness the birth of Ethio Jazz... basically a piece of history! Via Strut "Strut present the first official reissue of a landmark album in the field of African comes in a limited edition 3LP 6-panel gatefold set featuring the stereo album master,... Continue Reading →

Kramos – 60 Minutes Of Jazz Vol.1

It's easy to say that jazz music never went anywhere, being the backbone of the sound of so many artists over the years, in different genres and eras. But no one can deny that there's been a revival in the last couple of years, with labels popping right and left and giving us a constant... Continue Reading →

The JuJu – Exchange

Nico Segal aka Donnie Trumpet put a four piece jazz ensemble together for this new 7 tracks project, and it's damn good for the ears! Via Soundcloud "With one foot in Jazz and the other foot in everything else, The JuJu is a musical partnership of childhood friends who came up through Chicago Public School music... Continue Reading →

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