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Yelfris Valdes: For The Ones

Read "For The Ones" reviewed by Phillip Woolever

The encouraging trend of unique, full-length debut albums featuring a mix of true jazz traditions and updated global abstractions continues with this exceptional release.

Available on vinyl or digitally, this energetic hybrid offers a scintillating selection of Valdes' Cuban influences melded with electronics, trance and a range of themes crossing from Africa and the ...

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Lokkhi Terra meets Dele Sosimi: Cubafrobeat

Read "Cubafrobeat" reviewed by Chris May

A younger version of London's Grand Union Orchestra, founded by world-jazz pioneer Tony Haynes in 1982, Lokkhi Terra was put together by keyboard player Kishon Khan in 2005. Both ensembles have made a specialism of jazz / South Asian fusion, with Lokkhi Terra also giving as much attention to music from Cuba, where Bangladeshi-born, London-based Khan ...