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Nick Paul was born and bred in London. He was very active during the 60s, 70s and 80s in the south of England and also in Europe playing New Orleans Jazz. Paul played with many bands including The Barry Martin Ragtime Band, Malc Murphy's Storyville Stompers, Bill Brunskil, The New Iberia Stompers, The New Revival Jazz Band and spent time in New Orleans listening to the masters and improving his knowledge of the music. Influences include George Lewis Cpt. John Handy. He left England in 1987 for sunnier climes and lived aboard his sailing boat "Storyville" in Cyprus for ten years playing in hotels and clubs

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Article: Interview

Nicky Schrire: Permission to Be Yourself

Read "Nicky Schrire: Permission to Be Yourself" reviewed by Seton Hawkins


To follow the recordings of Cape Town-based vocalist and composer Nicky Schrire is to watch an artist evolve right in front of your eyes. With her 2012 debut Freedom Flight, Schrire demonstrated a supple soprano vocal technique and a knack for intelligent arrangements of unusual repertoire choices. Following it up the next year with ...

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Article: Album Review

Eric Erhardt: A Better Fate

Read "A Better Fate" reviewed by Dave Wayne


Unlike a lot of jazz artists hawking a debut recording these days, reed/woodwind multi-instrumentalist Eric Erhardt is not fresh out of music school. He has been around for a while, playing for two decades in Broadway pit bands and with trad jazzers Ken Peplowski and Artie Shaw. A student of Dave Liebman, Erhardt's own musical interests ...

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Article: Album Review

Nicky Schrire: Freedom Flight

Read "Freedom Flight" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Freedom Flight is the debut from vocalist Nicky Schrire, a young singer who was born in London, raised in Cape Town and now resides in New York. It's a distinctive debut, heralding the welcome arrival to the scene of a fine vocalist with an eclectic range of source material--a mix of Latin, pop, folk, and American ...

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Article: Album Review

Nicky Schrire: Freedom Flight

Read "Freedom Flight" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Breaking into the jazz vocal world is no easy feat. Aspiring singers often find themselves angling for crumbs of attention in this overcrowded field, and having a pleasant voice doesn't count for much anymore. Originality in approach, a proclivity for picking songs that stretch the definition of jazz and an elastic understanding of the voice's role ...

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News: Recording

Circavision Productions Releases Nicky Schrire's "Freedom Flight"

Circavision Productions Releases Nicky Schrire's "Freedom Flight"

Vocalist & composer celebrates a fresh and vibrant take on the Jazz vocal tradition New York, NY: Nicky Schrire, a vocalist and composer with a “warm, honey-rich voice” (Peter Eldridge) will release her debut album, ‘Freedom Flight’ on May 22, 2012 via Circavision Productions. The album includes eleven tracks that Schrire both arranged and produced. Two ...

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Article: Big Band Caravan

Glenn Cashman / UAB SuperJazz / Elliot Deutsch Big Band / Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra

Read "Glenn Cashman / UAB SuperJazz / Elliot Deutsch Big Band / Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Glenn Cashman And the Southland Big Band! Primrose Lane Music 2009 Even though Glenn Cashman's superlative Southland Big Band makes its home (technically) south of the Mason-Dixon Line, it is more than a few miles removed from cotton fields, mint juleps and the Mississippi River--to be more precise, in the ...

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