Category Archives: Jazz

SONG OF THE DAY Will Sessions – Run, Don’t Walk Away

Will Sessions have established themselves as one of Detroit’s must-see live bands, with a varied musical output that reflects their city’s roots. In addition to their own work, the group is known for collaborations with the likes of Amp Fiddler, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – A Far Away Place

I have been listening to so much Matthew Halsall lately, his music has such a magical effect on me and I can’t get enough of it.  I find his blend of jazz and ambient sounds to be so perfectly balanced, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – The Sunshine Makers

With two new albums due for release this May and June, London’s The Heliocentrics have been busy! Today’s song appears on a soundtrack that the band have created to accompany the new film/documentary, The Sunshine Makers.  This is a double … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Matthew Halsall – Music For a Dancing Mind

The Listening Post Blog is a big,big fan of Matthew Halsall (see my previous posts here and here) and has spent the afternoon listening to his most gorgeously sublime award-winning album, On The Go. Wonderfully composed by the Manchester-based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Majid Bekkas – Mrhaba (Cervo Edit)

Today’s song was an instant YES PLEASE for me with its inviting, uplifting and upbeat feel; this is the kind of slap in the face that you welcome when you are feeling tired after a long day, this is the vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hector Plimmer – Let’s Stay

This is my first listen to Hector Plimmer and I must say that I am immediately intrigued! Sucked in by first track on new album, Sunshine and I feel like I’ve entered into some trippy world where everything is extra piercingly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Miles Mosley – Abraham (Live at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA)

You may remember me featuring this song last May, but last night as I listened to it for the first time in ages, I felt that very same rush of ‘WOW’ just as I did when I first heard it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Heliocentrics – Made Of The Sun

Best known for their eclectic blend of genre-defying instrumental compositions, The Heliocentrics are back with a new album due next month.  Titled, A World Of Masks, this is an album of firsts, being their first release with Soundway Records and their first vocal LP. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Bombillas – Tortuga

LA’s, The Bombilla’s, have tonight succeeded in getting up me dancing; it started off as a foot tap but it didn’t take long before I was up off my chair, breaking moves across the floor..the kitchen floor that is! Their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Comet Is Coming – Final Eclipse (Live at THE DENTIST)

London-based band, The Comet Is Coming provide large helpings of light, joy and celebration through their sounds, all of which are delivered in a fiery blaze of musical mantras, polyrhythmic beats and mind bending colours. Incorporating elements of jazz, electronica, … Continue reading

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