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Content by tag "Soweto Kinch"

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Soweto Kinch: A Singular Jazz Odyssey

Read "Soweto Kinch: A Singular Jazz Odyssey" reviewed by David Burke

Soweto Kinch was a curious teenager when an encounter with Wynton Marsalis impelled him on his own jazz odyssey. An odyssey characterised by the creation of dynamic new soundscapes in the spirit of the music's great innovators, on landmark albums such as A Life in the Day of B19: Tales of the Tower Block, The Legend ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Udin&Jazz 2016

Read "Udin&Jazz 2016" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Udin&Jazz
Corte Morpurgo
18-23.6.2016

Come al solito preceduta da un prologo (il quartetto di Daniele Sepe a Cervignano) e seguita da una coda (Ezio Bosso), la ventiseiesima edizione di Udin&Jazz si è tenuta nella settimana tra il 18 e il 23 giugno, inaugurata dal nuovo progetto “Eros" di Omar Sosa e Paolo ...

NEWS: AWARD / GRANT

The 2014 British Jazz Awards: The Results

The Winners of the 28th British Jazz Awards are announced today across the 12 solo instrument categories, two sections for bands and two trade awards to record companies. Known as the Jazz Oscars, The British Jazz Awards have been presented every year since 1987 and have long been established as the most important jazz awards in this ...

ARTICLE: SCUMBLES

Jazz in the UK now

Read "Jazz in the UK now" reviewed by Sammy Stein

The jazz scene in the UK is buzzing at the moment. Clubs whose managers not so long ago were faced with the difficult decision whether to continue offering new sounds to a dwindling audience or turn themselves into a wine bar--offering small slices of live music to appease their consciences perhaps--are finding it was worth hanging ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Brilliant Corners 2014

Read "Brilliant Corners 2014" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Brilliant Corners
Various Venues
Belfast
N. Ireland
March 26-29, 2014

It's taken a while, but Belfast has finally joined the ranks of cities that play host to an international jazz festival. The first edition of Brilliant Corners was staged in the rejuvenated Cathedral Quarter of the city in 2013 ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Brilliant Corners Lights Up Belfast Jazz Panorama

Brilliant Corners Lights Up Belfast Jazz Panorama

Brilliant news for jny: Belfast jazz lovers! Brilliant Corners, the city’s jazz festival is back for its eagerly anticipated second edition from March 26th to 29th and it promises to be an absolute cracker. Local musicians of the highest caliber will highlight the strength of the Irish jazz scene while international acts attest to the pulling power ...

Lyte Records: Dancing To Different Beats

Read "Lyte Records: Dancing To Different Beats" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Since its inception in 2007, Lyte Records has earned a reputation as one of the very best labels in Ireland/Northern Ireland for independent jazz artists and creative musicians of various stripes. What started out as a very small, personal concern for Lyte Records founder David Lyttle has grown into something much bigger; international recognition came Lyte ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

David Lyttle Trio Embarks On 14-date Irish Tour

David Lyttle Trio Embarks On 14-date Irish Tour

For the first time in two years, drummer/producer David Lyttle returns to the jazz trio format, embarking on a 14-date tour throughout Ireland, North and South. The guts of the last two years have seen Lyttle promoting his jazz/hip-hop album Interlude (Lyte Records, 2012), whose urban grooves featured guitarist Andreas Varady, trumpeter Linley Hamilton, saxophonist Michael ...

Take Five With Shane Cooper

Read "Take Five With Shane Cooper" reviewed by Shane Cooper

Meet Shane Cooper:

Shane Cooper is a bassist, composer, and producer from Cape Town, South Africa. Oscillations, with his quintet, is due to be launched on August 22, 2013 at Cape Town's Mahogany Room. In 2012, he was selected as the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz. Has he been a member of Babu (SAMA ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Soweto Kinch: The Legend Of Mike Smith

Read "The Legend Of Mike Smith" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Once upon a time the C-word was in common usage. It isn't heard so much these days, but the older generation mustn't be lulled into a false sense of security, because the younger generation remains perfectly capable of using the word on occasions. This is one of those occasions, because Soweto Kinch's The Legend Of Mike ...


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