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The Old Hat Jazz Band: The Sparrow

Read "The Sparrow" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The Old Hat Jazz Band is a London-based group of young musicians that made its first appearance on record with its self-titled and self-produced four-track EP in 2015. The debut release established the band's musical prowess as well as its genuine feel for early jazz. The Sparrow proves that the band has strength-in-depth, as it swings ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Old Hat Jazz Band: Old Hat Jazz Band

Read "Old Hat Jazz Band" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Brevity, so Polonius informed us, is the soul of wit. In which case, this four-track debut recording from the UK's Old Hat Jazz Band might well be the wittiest release of the year. It's also a tease. Four short tunes full of life, energy and nuanced performance give a contemporary twist to early jazz traditions, offer ...


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