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Issue 1083

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China Moses: Fine China

China Moses: Fine China

Former MTV presenter turned Jazz chanteuse, China Moses, talks new album, Nightintales”, collabs with Anthony Marshall and gaining inspiration from her Grammy-winning mother, Dee Dee Bridgewater...

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José James: Dizzy Heights

B&S' Karen Lawler talks to one Blue Note's finest, José James, about new album “Love In A Time Of Madness”, his influences, album process, family life, jazz/hip-hop genres and J. Dilla Beats...

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Kandace Springs: Hot Springs

Hotly tipped ‘jazz superstar’ in the making, Kandace Springs, talks to B&S' Emrys Baird about her recent London Jazz Festival date, her influences, her jazz/soul style and her racy show prep...

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Blue Lab Beats: Out Of The Blue

Pete Lewis interviews North London production duo Blue Lab Beats, whose critically-acclaimed debut EP “Blue Skies” showcases the twosome’s admiration of jazz, hip hop and neo-soul...

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Kandace Springs: The Joys Of Springs

B&S Editor Lee Tyler talks to B&S one to watch Kandace Springs about her Blue Note album "Soul Eyes", supporting Gregory Porter on tour and where started her love of Jazz first started...

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Marcus Anderson: The joys of sax

Pushing the boundaries of modern jazz, ever busy saxophonist Marcus Anderson talks about what influences his style, his new album and working with Liv Warfield, Judith Hill and plenty of good times with Prince...

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Melody Gardot: Unchained Melody

B&S Editor Lee Tyler has a breezy chat with jazz starlet in the making, Melody Gardot. With a 4th album full of atospheric wonderment and a very busy year ahead, this interview gives insight into Gardot's musical style and work ethic...

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Najee: Saxy R&B

Itâs a year shy of saxophonist and flautist Najee arriving onto the music scene three decades ago with his platinum-selling major label debut LP, Najeeâs Theme, an invigorating fusion of smooth instrumental R&B layered under...

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Incognito: Always There

Pete Lewis reacquaints himself with Incognito founder/leader Jean-Paul âBlueyâ Maunick, as the seasoned London-based jazz/funk/soul collective release their new, sixteenth studio album âAmplified Soulâ

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Lonnie Liston Smith: Peace, love and all that jazz

Lonnie Liston Smith has just about done it all. He is a pioneer of jazz funk fusion, loved by the UKâs acid jazz scene of the 70s, and his music sampled by the likes of Jay Z and Mary J Blige in recent years.

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