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YolanDa Brown

Think saxophones, and most of us will immediately start thinking of jazz, specifically trad jazz. No bad thing, maybe, as there are few instruments as beautiful as the saxophone, and few sounds as effortlessly beautiful as jazz, but YolanDa Brown is someone who has made the instrument truly her own, a miraculously gifted saxophonist fluent in a whole lot more than just that one genre. As her two EPs to date, July 2007's Finding My Voice and August 2008's A Step Closer, so volubly attest, here is an artist who takes jazz and introduces it to all sorts: to soul, to R&B and gospel, to loping reggae and infectious Latin

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Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra at the Jazz Cafe

Read "Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra at the Jazz Cafe" reviewed by Chris May

Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra / Yung Afriqa Pioneers The Jazz Cafe London January 24, 2020 Time was when if Londoners wanted to hear authentic live Afrobeat they needed to take a flight to West Africa, preferably Nigeria. Not anymore. All they need do in 2020 is take the ...

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Mobo Winner Yolanda Brown Tops UK Jazz Charts

Mobo Winner Yolanda Brown Tops UK Jazz Charts

Multi MOBO award winner YolanDa Brown has topped the UK iTunes and Amazon jazz charts with her debut album “April Showers, May Flowers". The album was released in February 2012 with tow special concerts at the London HMV Hammersmith Apollo accompanied by the London Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and special guests including Ian Shaw, Jacqui Dankworth, Omar ...


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