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Album | Dr. John – Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch

Dr. John has been making white funk soul for over 45 years now. He loves it. You can still hear it. In everything he does. He’s getting towards his mid 70s and it sounds as much fun and asnecessary to…Read more →

Dominic J Stevenson | For Folk's Sake

Peggy Seeger: Everything Changes review a revelation

Folk legend Seeger returns to form, her limber vocals and experimental approach enhancing some of the year's best songsThis album is a revelation. Throughout her lengthy career, Peggy Seeger has proved that she is a thoughtful songwriter with an...

Robin Denselow | The Guardian

Andy Biskin's Ibid: Act Necessary (2014)

A working jazz musician in New York City and environs since 1991, clarinetist, composer, and filmmaker Andy Biskin is a modern-day Renaissance Man.

All About Jazz | Dave Wayne

Rigmor Gustafsson: When You Make Me Smile (2014)

Rigmor Gustaffson's extensive discography, stretching back to 1997, has seen the Swedish vocalist working with major jazz musicians such as Jacky Terrasson and Eric Harland.

All About Jazz | Bruce Lindsay

Ira B. Liss: It's About Time

So are there any first-rate big bands worth hearing in California outside of the Los Angeles area?

All About Jazz | Jack Bowers

Tierney Sutton: Paris Sessions (2014)

Think you know every aspect of Tierney Sutton's artistic persona? Think again.

All About Jazz | Dan Bilawsky

NEWS: Launch of new Jamie Cullum jazz album Interlude announced today

Just a few days after his 35th birthday, a new album release by Jamie Cullum on Island Records is announced. Release date is 6 October.Interlude will be a jazz album and will featuring guests Laura Mvula and Gregory Porter. The opening track, Interlude...


Kate Bush, Hammersmith Apollo, London

Kate Bush’s first full-scale show in 35 years ranged from the conventional to the boldly theatrical, with family and parenthood as prominent themes

Financial Times | Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

Espejo, Eliana Cuevas

This latest album from the Venezuelan born singer is filled to the brim with variety and style that is easy to enjoy.

It is consistent throughout in terms of the quality of the songs and the vocals, from the playful opening track ‘Estrellita’...

Artswrap | Emma Clarendon

Vashti Bunyan - Holy Smoke: exclusive stream

Cult singer-songwriter returns with her third album in October.

Guardian music | The Guardian