I have a sneaking suspicion that the legendary Divan poet Fuzûlî didn’t dabble in modern hip-hop during the 1500s, though who am I to suggest that the young, enterprising souls in bastrd didn’t go back in time and ask him to sample a few grooves for him? Rather elegant jazzy lo-fi beat music out of […]
I don’t know how I managed to miss Japanese DJ and producer Toshio Matsuura! This album is a real gem, mashing together nu-jazz and fusion while introducing reference points like Magma and Carlos Santana (when he was still on the cutting edge).
Many thanks to Andrew Jervis over at Bandcamp Weekly for not only sharing Sean Khan’s work but for a stellar interview with a young man who will be seen as one of the UK’s leading lights of new jazz.
Jazz is in wonderful hands over at Bandcamp. Click this link to see what new treasures you’ll be running into on the platform.
Estonia’s Estrada Orchestra are a funky jazz combo that blends the best of groups the The James Taylor Quartet with the soundtrack to the old Starsky & Hutch TV series.
Norway has a very healthy jazz scene, and it seems to be supported by the state (please correct me if I’m wrong). Siv Øyunn Kjenstad, a drummer and vocalist of this trio bearing her name, has no releases (with her as band leader) that I know of, but judging by this performance, I’m looking forward […]
Detail notes from Leszek Możdżer’s tribute to his countryman Krzysztof Komeda: 00:00 Svantetic 03:35 Sleep Safe and Warm 10:01 Ballad for Bernt 14:20 The Law and The Fist 25:18 Nighttime, Daytime Requiem 38:59 Cherry 42:57 Crazy Girl 48:50 Moja Ballada Leszek Możdżer – Piano, Martin Noël – Cover Art, Paweł Potoroczyn – Executive Producer, Tadeusz […]