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Outside Line: Introducing Outside Line

Read "Introducing Outside Line" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The glory days of Leeds United may be long gone, but while its football team has seen better times, the Yorkshire city's music scene has gone from strength to strength. The individualist stance taken by musicians such as Matthew Bourne hasn't always pleased the jazz police, but it's given Leeds a reputation as a vibrant and ...

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Jamie Taylor & Java: Cat Dreams

Read "Cat Dreams" reviewed by Matthew Warnock

With Cat Dreams, UK guitarist Jamie Taylor combines his high-energy chops with a hard swingin' rhythm section to produce an album that is sure to bring him greater recognition in North America. Jamie Taylor has become known as a young lion on the British jazz scene, as he regularly performs with some of the country's top ...

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The Tony Faulkner Jazz Orchestra: Thad Jones and the Ellington Effect

Read "Thad Jones and the Ellington Effect" reviewed by Jack Bowers

What an intriguing idea. Thad Jones and the Ellington Effect is based on a Master's dissertation completed some years ago in which composer/arranger Tony Faulkner argued that Duke Ellington was a major influence on Thad Jones “in his development of Ellington's innovative procedures as well as in his reliance on the abilities of the musicians in ...