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Chris Laurence: Ken Wheeler – Some Gnu Ones review – magical and possibly unique
Laurence’s double bass is the unusual star of three works written with it in mind by his longtime collaborator, the late Ken Wheeler

Dave Gelly

15, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Kansas Smitty’s Plunderphonia review – eclectic jazz updates
Giacomo Smith’s band takes classics by Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke and others on a spin through the 21st century

Dave Gelly

11, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sinne Eeg and Thomas Fonnesbæk: Staying in Touch review – a great Danish double act
The seamless interplay between Eeg’s vocals and Fonnesbæk’s double bass makes for unlikely but happy listening

Dave Gelly

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Houston Person: Live in Paris review – easy brilliance from a classic lineup
The saxophonist and band play with an all-round lightness of touch in this live set from 2019

Dave Gelly

13, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Pasquale Grasso: Pasquale Plays Duke review – boggling brilliance from the guitar virtuoso
Grasso astonishes on an album of Duke Ellington covers, with classy, unshowy support

Dave Gelly

30, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Jo Harrop: The Heart Wants review – a rare mix of delicacy and boldness
The singer’s original material and a guest list of top musicians fit like a glove on this follow-up to last year’s Weathering the Storm

Dave Gelly

16, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto: Live at Berlin Jazz Festival 1966 review – more than impressive
The American saxophonist’s quartet were on top form here, and proved a perfect backing band for the star Brazilian singer

Dave Gelly

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Chick Corea Akoustic Band: Live review – a remarkable feat of virtuosity and rapport
Corea’s trio are captured in all their unplugged brilliance in this live recording from 2018

Dave Gelly

18, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Harvey/O’Higgins Project: That’s the Way to Live! review – giving tradition a boost
This respected quartet do their accomplished bit to keep the custom of mixing standards and originals alive

Dave Gelly

04, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Chris Barber: A Trailblazer’s Legacy – the evolution of a jazz hero
The late bandleader’s 70-year career packed in restless shifts of style, virtuoso skill and guest spots from jazz’s best

Dave Gelly

21, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Samara Joy: Samara Joy review – classic American song in safe young hands
The young New Yorker’s beautifully poised delivery is backed by a trio led by the virtuosic guitar of Pasquale Grasso

Dave Gelly

07, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Journeys in Modern Jazz: Britain review – an invaluable compilation
The burgeoning British jazz scene of the 60s and early 70s is fully captured on this fine double album

Dave Gelly

24, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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