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ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Chris May's Best Releases of 2018

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After decades in the shadow of its American parent, 2018 is the year in which British jazz is finally coming of age. A growing community of London-based musicians is emerging with a unique aesthetic which reflects both the Caribbean and African musical heritages of the majority of its vanguard players and also such locally created styles ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids At Black Box

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Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids
Black Box
jny:Belfast, N. Ireland
November 25, 2018

Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids filed in from the rear of the Black Box, rattling and blowing an array of exotic instruments--none more so than the leader's didgeridoo-esque horn-pipe. Winding its way to the stage, it engaged ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids: An Angel Fell

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In 2016, California-based tenor saxophonist Idris Ackamoor relaunched his 1970s spiritual-jazz band, The Pyramids, and released a corking new album, We Be All Africans (Strut Records). In spring 2018, he has released another outstanding disc with another almost entirely new line-up. The only musician who is held over from We Be All Africans is violinist Sandra ...