Category Archives: Jazz

SONG OF THE DAY Kyanos – How Much

Hailing from my very own hometown, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Kyanos are a 4-piece outfit specialising in all things dreamy!  If you have been lucky enough to catch them live you will know what I mean, for its hard not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Karl Hector & the Malcouns – Mother Seletta

Founded in the early 2000’s by Thomas Myland, Zdenko Curlija and German Producer and guitarist JJ Whitefield (aka Mr Hector), Karl Hector & The Malcouns and are a collective of musicians inspired by the musics of Eastern and Northern Africa … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Byrdie Green – Return Of The Prodigal Son

Byrdie Green (sometimes credited as Birdie Green) was a singer-songwriter and record producer originally from Michigan.  Born the daughter of a Baptist minister she first started singing in her father’s church; these gospel roots staying with her throughout her career … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Terry Callier – 900 Miles

The career of Terrence Orlando “Terry” Callier was as vibrant and diverse as the music he created.  Spanning over an extensive 50 years, Callier was a singer-songwriter and guitarist who’s impressive repertoire incorporated the sounds of jazz, soul and folk. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cochemea – All My Relations

After nearly 15 years of touring the world with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Cochemea Gastelum is returning home to connect with his roots! A California native with Yaqui and Mescalero Apache Indian ancestry, Cochemea grew up surrounded by music, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Soul Surfers – Popcorn With A Feeling

Russia’s finest soul, psych-funk band, The Soul Surfers are back with some glorious sounds. Tribute To J.B.s has The Soul Surfers giving homage to their greatest influence: the Godfather of Soul and his legendary band The J.B.’s.  With a catalogue that spans … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s – Mesquite Beat

  “Lucky Brown’s music is a rejection of the elitism, classism, and status of the music industrial complex and is an antitoxin to its resultant homogeneity. He wants with his heart and his art to transmit an everyday people’s sound, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Putbacks – Oranges

Best-known for their heavy-funk orientated, ‘dirty’ rhythmic compositions, Melbourne’s funkiest 5-piece, The Putbacks served up another fine dish of tasty, soul-psych instrumentals on their latest eponymous album.  Released earlier this month and serving 100% guaranteed originality, the band’s latest offering … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta – Roll On Buddy

“Queen of American folk music” (Martin Luther King Jr) This beautiful lady seems to be cropping up everywhere I am at the moment which made today’s choice so very easy and, like so many of her great songs,  today’s track … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sly 5th Ave – No Diggity (feat. Sydney Driver)

Going by the name of Sly5thAve, Sylvester Uzoma Onyejiaka is a multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer  who lives, works and creates in Brooklyn.  Also a member of funk project Igbo, Ghost Note, Strawberry Jam and Quantic’s live band, Sly’s latest project sees him paying tribute to … Continue reading

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