Label: Jazz Re:freshed - jrf0008 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Limited Edition • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Future Jazz, Broken Beat
Jazz is experiencing a rich renaissance right now. Headed up by artists and bandleaders that include the saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings, the drummer and producer Makaya McCraven, and tuba maestro Theon Cross, this new wave of talent has reinvigorated the genre. But listeners with keen ears will have also picked up on the sub plot of jazz guitarists making a return to the fore and playing a pivotal role in a number of recent key releases.
Last year, the London-based Maisha collective dropped There Is A Placea modern jazz album full of lush instrumentation and expansive grooves that coasts along with a tangible sense of wanderlust.
Befitting a band Swank - Triforce - 5ive took their name from the language of Swank - Triforce - 5ive Nigerian Orobo tribe, KOKOROKO crafts jazz music that weaves together a beguiling range of influences from all across the world. Read our article about their last album.
Nadi by Fazer Nadi by Fazer. Mansur Brown is a member of the London-based TriForce, a quartet that has quickly become renowned for serving up an infectious fusion-based style of playing that takes a jazz base and adds to it strong funk and hip-hop influences. Los Angeles-based Jeff Parker has a rich history of following his experimental musical instincts. He forged his reputation as part of the post-rock troupe Tortoise, and then went on to help found the progressive group Isotope The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to connect with a diverse audience of Jazz aficionados, young Jazz They made our year!
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Toggle navigation. Subscribe Open side menu. Shirley Tetteh Maisha Last year, the London-based Listopad - Ready Kirken - Zejtra Mám collective dropped There Is A Placea modern jazz album full of lush instrumentation and expansive grooves that coasts along with a tangible sense of wanderlust.
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