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Issue 1089

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James Taylor Quartet (JTQ) @bluesandsoul.com James Taylor Quartet (JTQ) @bluesandsoul.com James Taylor Quartet (JTQ) @bluesandsoul.com JTQ (James Taylor Quartet)

JTQ announce new album and special show

November heralds a new album from the James Taylor Quartet plus, as part of the London Jazz Festival, the JTQ show of shows! With the quartet being joined by a full orchestra at London's Cadogan Hall...

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Roy Ayres @BluesandSoul.com PHOTO: Dave Burke

Roy Ayers 3 special London dates this November

At the grand age of 78, Roy Ayers remains one of the most compelling soul acts on the modern-day circuit and in recent years he's delivered excellent shows at venues across London...

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John Reid: Nightcrawlers Soul Sessions (Rosina Records)

John Reid sets CD album release date

The wait is over as John Reid announces CD album release date...

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Innervisions Festival 2018 Lalah Hathaway: Innervisions 3rd July @KOKO (London) Jimmy Cliff: Innervisions Festival 5th July @KOKO (London) Mario Biondi: Innervisions Festival 5th July @Indigo at the O2 (London)

Innervisions Festival 2018 scorching lineup

It’s July! So that means it’s time to get down to some of THE best shows London and Manchester has to offer as the Innervisions festival brings you the cream of the music crop...

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B&S EXCLUSIVE: Listen to db Clifford

B&S Premiere: dbClifford 'Away'

It's another B&S first listen exclusive as multitalented B&S one to watch dbClifford drops radio/ear friendly and ever so catchy new tune "Away" on Smadhi Music...

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Charles Bradley RIP 1948-2017 @bluesandsoul.com Charles Bradley RIP - Changes @bluesandsoul.com Charles Bradley RIP - Photo: Elizabeth Weinberg @bluesandsoul.com Charles Bradley RIP 1948-2017 @bluesandsoul.com

Charles Bradley Obituary

Commonly referred to as “The Screaming Eagle of Soul”, raspy-voiced 68-year-old sensational Soul/Funk/R&B vocalist Charles Bradley, has sadly lost his battle with cancer...

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Afropunk Festival 2017

Afropunk festival announce impressive 2017 lineup

Those set to perform include; Lianne La Havas, Nao, Thundercat, Danny Brown, JME and The Internet, Will Smith, Born N Bread, Gal-Dem DJs, Liam Bailey and more...

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Hook & Sling July 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2017 line-up @bluesandsoul.com

Hook & Sling announce 2017 lineup

The first ever ’Hook & Sling’ hosts a series of 30 live acts and DJs takes place across two rooms at 229 Venue on Great Portland Street between 21st-23rd July...

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Love Supreme Festival 2017 final line-up @bluesandsoul.com Gregory Porter brings his talent to Love Supreme 2017 @bluesandsoul.com George Benson performs at Love Supreme 2017 @bluesandsoul.com Herbie Hancock set for Love Supreme 2017 @bluesandsoul.com Photo: Abu Dhabi Festival

Love Supreme festival finalise 2017 lineup

The final wave of acts perpetuate the momentum of quality at Love Supreme, completing one of the most impressive festival lineups to be seen anywhere this year...

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EXCLUSIVE: Black Dylan

B&S EXCLUSIVE: Black Dylan video premiere Don't Wanna Be Alone

A funny/original/entertaining concept, shot in black and white in the band's hometown of Copenhagen, follows Wafande, Duplex and the band as they are pursued by gangs of women...

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