Jazz, Folk & World Music
This first solo album from Nancy Kerr has taken a long time coming.
Fiddler, singer and English folk stalwart Nancy Kerr delivers a solo debut of all original material, though you wouldn't know as much, so steeped are its songs in the tunes and diction of tradition.
Wadada Leo Smith continues to surprise after winning 2013's Pulitzer Prize for Music for Ten Freedom Summers. Smith has an extended relationship with Norway's TUM label and has issued a series of high-quality recordings for them in a variety of...
In the 2014 Americana Music Awards, Jackson Browne was awarded the Spirit of Americana/Free Speech in Music Award. Martin Chilton selects the 25 best songs of the Californian singer-songwriter.
Together, Sarah Moule, Simon Wallace and Fran Landesman made a perfect trio of talents and still do, even though Fran died three years ago.
The Urban Voodoo Machine are an 11-piece London band who come on like a raucous answer to New Yorks Hazmat Modine.
The magnetic French-African drummer Manu Katchés music an amalgam of subtle world-grooves, glimpses of 1960s Blue Note jazz-funk, Scando-ambience and Miles Davis postbop - can sound cooler and more reserved than might be expected from a long-time rock...