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Incognito: Connecting the World to Music

Read "Incognito: Connecting the World to Music" reviewed by Katrina-Kasey Wheeler

What is in a song? Why is it that we connect to music? These are questions that the founder of Incognito, Jean-Paul “Bluey" Maunick has asked himself for the past several years. The UK-based band has returned with the release of Tales from the Beach (Heads Up, 2008). There are many layers to Incognito's music, representing a celebration of music and life, both in and out of the studio. Make no mistake: this pursuit of happiness through music is more ...


Film Review

Incognito In Concert

Read "Incognito In Concert" reviewed by Mark Sabbatini

Incognito In Concert Music Video Distributors 2005

This DVD brings out the inner child - at least the one going through the “why stage.

Why is Incognito, who say they “made their name as pioneers of British acid jazz, performing such nondescript funk? Why is this show being released after a decade? Why the cheesy overly colorful production? Why doesn't the audience look like they're more than lukewarm, even if the performers ...


Album Review

Incognito: Tribes, Vibes and Scribes

Read "Tribes, Vibes and Scribes" reviewed by AAJ Staff

This is one album which I have been meaning to review for you all for a while now. Featuring some of London's finest musicians including leader Bluey Maunick and Maysa Leak, few could forget her contributions to Tom Scott's wonderful “Don't get any better than this" from his Night Creatures set.

I have been listening to Incognito since the early eighties when they produced their Jazz Funk album during the fusion rage and then they ...


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