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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Brass Funkeys: Rabble Rouser

Read "Rabble Rouser" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The 8-piece Brass Funkeys might draw on the traditions of New Orleans marching bands, but the group, which formed in 2011, is based in London and takes much of its inspiration from contemporary musics. This combination of second line, R&B, hip-hop and the rest is enticing: Rabble Rouser is a fine collection of originals and covers ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Tom Green: A Man And His Trombone

Read "Tom Green: A Man And His Trombone" reviewed by Nick Davies

Tom Green is a trombonist, composer and arranger described as “a new rising star in the British jazz scene" by Nigel Williams (Jazz FM). In 2014 he was mentioned three times as Jazzwise “One to Watch," and was the recipient of a Help Musicians UK Emerging Excellence award. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Misha Mullov-Abbado: New Ansonia

Read "New Ansonia" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Bassist and composer Misha Mullov-Abbado may be a new name on the UK scene but he's already won the 2014 Dankworth Prize for jazz composition and was a 2014 City Of Music Foundation Artist. The 2014 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize also came his way, with the release of debut recording New Ansonia forming part of that ...

Better than TV: Late

Read "Late" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Better than TV, huh? A few years ago that assertion--from a young quintet based in Cambridge, UK--would have been quite a boast. Today, not so much. Still, congrats to the band for coming up with the name. It's memorable and a tad quirky, which is good, because on this evidence the band, with a strong bop ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Norfolk And Norwich Festival 2015

Read "Norfolk And Norwich Festival 2015" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Norfolk And Norwich Festival
Norwich, UK
May 8-24, 2015

With a program that includes dance, visual arts, site-specific theatre in city streets and ancient woodland and a few almost impossible to define events, a festival such as the annual Norfolk and Norwich Festival still manages to find space for jazz. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Take Five UK 2015

Read "Take Five UK 2015" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Take Five UK Edition X
Bore Place
Kent, England
February 9 -14, 2015

Nestled in the heart of the Kent countryside is Bore Place, an organic farm that dates to the seventeenth century. Here, the mobile phone signal is unreliable and internet connection is dickey at best. The only sound ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tom Green Septet: Skyline

Read "Skyline" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Skyline is the debut release from the Tom Green Septet, a young band from the UK led by trombonist and composer Tom Green. A graduate of the Royal Academy Of Music and winner of the 2013 Dankworth Prize for jazz composition, Green wrote all of the tunes on Skyline with the exception of Hoagy Carmichael's “Skylark." ...


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