NUBIYAN TWIST – Live @ Bahrain Jazz Fest® 2019

@Nubiyan Twist is UK's leading light in Afro-Jazz. Lead by producer/ guitarist Tom Excell Nubiyan Twist's live show boasts 10 musicians with powerful arrangements and live dub processing. Their records see collaborations with some of the greatest African musicians of all time, Mulatu Astatke and Tony Allen. As well as working with UK vocalists Cherise,… Continue lendo NUBIYAN TWIST – Live @ Bahrain Jazz Fest® 2019

KOKOROKO – Rhythm Section with Beefeater

Kokoroko (stylised as KOKOROKO) is a London-based eight-piece musical group led by Sheila Maurice-Grey, playing a fusion of Jazz and Afrobeat. In February 2019 they were named "ones to watch" by the Guardian, after their track "Abusey Junction" garnered 23 million views on YouTube. In February 2020 they won Best Group at the Urban Music… Continue lendo KOKOROKO – Rhythm Section with Beefeater

NUBIYAN TWIST – We Out Here: Online & On Air

A headline show from Nubiyan Twist: one of the UK's leading lights of Afro-Jazz. "A beautiful blend of groovy dub with uplifting horns and soulful vocals" The Guardian "A free-flowing assemblage of jazz, soul, hip hop and diasporic styles." Mojo “A cauldron of energy that bubbles with invention. Exhilarating stuff.” Record Collector A blend of virtuosic players, skilled… Continue lendo NUBIYAN TWIST – We Out Here: Online & On Air

MELTING POT – Tetris Theme (Ska Version)

Melting Pot is an eight-piece band from San Pedro, California. With a very unique sound (to say the least), these guys fuse so many different styles it's hard to put a finger on one label that sums everything they're about. Blending funk, ska, jazz, hip-hop, hardcore, punk, and metal the outcome is what I like… Continue lendo MELTING POT – Tetris Theme (Ska Version)

HERMETO PASCOAL – Mente Clara

Album: Só não toca quem não quer (1987) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCWEaPCq_to Mente ClaraFigura vivaMuito forte e sensitivaNos faz sorrir, nos faz chorarNos faz viver ao acordarNa esperança e na certezaDe encontrar sempre acesa esta luzEste amor, esta forçaQue beleza!Pensar é querer saberPra dizer ou não dizerFazer ou não fazerResumindo, tudo isso é maravilhosoVivendo e aprendendoCorrendo e querendo… Continue lendo HERMETO PASCOAL – Mente Clara

HERMETO PASCOAL – Ilzinha | Instrumental Sesc Brasil

Criado em Lagoa da Canoa, Alagoas, o pequeno Hermeto fazia um pífano com um cano de mamona de "gerimum" e ficava tocando para os passarinhos. De sete para oito anos resolveu experimentar o 8 baixos de seu pai e não parou mais. Em 1958, mudou-se para o Rio e, em 61, para São Paulo. Criou… Continue lendo HERMETO PASCOAL – Ilzinha | Instrumental Sesc Brasil

HERMETO PASCOAL – Remelexo (live @ Montreux Jazz Festival 1979)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIi5YKVl0io THE BAND: Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Clavinet, Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Vocals – Hermeto PascoalBass – Itiberê ZwargClarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Tenor Saxophone – CacauDrums, Clavinet, Percussion – NenêFlute, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Nivaldo OrnelasPercussion – Pernambuco, ZabelêPiano – Jovino Dos Santos Neto

RABBINICAL SCHOOL DROPOUTS – Semitic Slam

The Rabbinical School Dropouts is as crazy a group of kooks as you could want. Sun Ra, the Hampton Grease Band, Frank Zappa and the Klezmatics all rolled into one, the music of the Friedmann brothers is fresh and imaginative. Their ten-member big band (featuring oboe, mandolin, bassoon, theremin, toy piano, tablas, etc.) storms through… Continue lendo RABBINICAL SCHOOL DROPOUTS – Semitic Slam

KOKOROKO – We Out Here | Online & On Air (August)

Um dos grupos mais quentes da cena de Londres, a fusão de Afrobeat com Jazz moderno do Kokoroko é um prato cheio pra que gosta de swing. A cena Jazz de UK está em plena ebulição criativa. O ano de 2018 representou uma grande mudança no cenário, principalmente em termos de difusão sonora, com grupos… Continue lendo KOKOROKO – We Out Here | Online & On Air (August)

BESH O DROM – Cygánybál (live)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PMfh_JuLTE Recorded live in Budapest, February 2017.Camera: Dániel BeránSound: Gergely Barcza, Attila HerrMany thanks to Ábel Mihalik Vocal: Fundák-Kaszai LiliVocal, percussion: Adam PettikClarinet, saxophone: Vilmos SeresSaxophone: Tamás MolnárBass: Attila HerrGuitar: Máté HámoriDrums: Péter Somos