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In Pictures

Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2022

Read "Ljubljana Jazz Festival 2022" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


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Irreversible Entanglements at Novara Jazz

Read "Irreversible Entanglements at Novara Jazz" reviewed by Luciano Rossetti


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Album Review

Irreversible Entanglements: Open The Gates

Read "Open The Gates" reviewed by Chris May


Irreversible Entanglements is the sort of band that gives poetry-and-jazz a good name. The third full-length album from the Philadelphia/NY/DC collective fronted by poet Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother ploughs the same rich furrow as before: groove friendly semi-free jazz which dissects diasporic Black history and lays out future possibilities. The band's bloodline stretches back to such landmark releases as New York Art Quartet & Imamu Amiri Baraka (ESP, 1965) and Jayne Cortez's Celebrations And Solitudes (Strata-East, ...

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Album Review

Irreversible Entanglements: Who Sent You?

Read "Who Sent You?" reviewed by Gareth Thompson


Irreversible Entanglements first came together to perform at a Musicians Against Police Brutality event in 2015, after the killing of Akai Gurley by the NYPD. Who Sent You? is their second album and was released in March 2020, two months before George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. A five-piece collective, Irreversible Entanglements feature the voice and texts of Camae Ayewa, aka Moor Mother. An artist and activist from Philadelphia, her other works include the ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Lina Allemano, Yaroslav Likhachev, Pauli Lyytinen and More

Read "Lina Allemano, Yaroslav Likhachev, Pauli Lyytinen and More" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


This episode might be a week early, given that seven days later is International Jazz Day, but OMJ has been pretty international in scope for a long time now. Thirteen different countries are represented among the artists featured this week. E.g., Pauli Lyytinen's Magnetia Orkestri from Finland, saxophonist Yaroslav Likhachev from Siberia via Berlin, Peripheral Vision and trumpeter Lina Allemano both from Canada, two trios from Switzerland (pianist Marie Kruttli and Ramsch), Composers Orchestra Berlin, and from New York a ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Irreversible Entanglements, Goran Kajfes, Soul Gnawa & Other New Releases

Read "Irreversible Entanglements, Goran Kajfes, Soul Gnawa & Other New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


This week's exploration of new and upcoming releases and releases features projects inspired by music from Benin and the Gnawa tradition of Morocco, hip-hop and electronica, as well as a tribute to Eddie Harris and the socially engaged music of Irreversible Entanglements. Happy listening! PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" (0:00) Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra “Ne rien voir, dire, entendre" The Reason Why, Vol. 3 (Cristal) 0:16 Host Talks 9:07 ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Irreversible Entanglements Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam

Read "Irreversible Entanglements Live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam" reviewed by BIMHUIS


The message is the undeniable essence of the music for this five-piece Brooklyn-based band featuring poet and spoken word artist Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother. Irreversible Entanglements came together in Brooklyn, New York, to perform at a Musicians Against Police Brutality event organized after the death of Akai Gurley, which was caused by police brutality. Since then the message is the undeniable essence of the music for Irreversible Entanglements. 'Irreversible Entanglements' self-titled debut wakes the frozen ...


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