Seven blissful minutes of jazz that will leave you ‘Breathless.’ This is the title of today’s very fine and extremely chilled out song which is to feature on Matthew Halsall’s new album ‘On The Go (Special Edition),’ which is due out later this month.
The Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter has become known as one of the UK’s brightest talents, his albums winning him countless fans from all over the world and his his latest project sees the young musician releasing a special edition of his 2011 ‘On The Go’ album.
His music has received acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Mr Scruff, Radio 3’s Late Junction, MOJO, BBC Music Magazine and BBC 6 Music, his latest offering winning best jazz LP at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards in 2011…and the admiration goes on, The Listening Post Blog is also a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall,(see my previous posts here and here)!
With its rich piano melody, delicate shuffling rhythm and delectable trumpet-lead, this is one song that will have you unwound and paradise bound in minutes. Listen above.
Pre-order your Special Edition of ‘On The Go’ from here – Releasing on May 20th.