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Issue 1099

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Miles Davis Merci Miles! Live At Vienne (Rhino Records) REVIEW @bluesandsoul.com

Miles Davis: Merci Miles! Live At Vienne (Rhino Records)

This is a crystallisation of five decades of musical evolution, a snapshot of futuristic Miles Davis, thankfully caught in time and is a bit special, to say the least...

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Miguel Muziq: An Angel’s Healing (Viva La Música Records) REVIEW @bluesandsoul.com

Miguel Muziq: An Angel’s Healing (Viva La Música Records)

Miguel Muziq has combined great melodies with colourful chordal progressions and seems to have established a new lane for this enterprising and highly gifted guitarist. It's powerful and rich...

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João Donato: JID007 (Jazz Is Dead) REVIEW @bluesandsoul.com

João Donato JID007 (Jazz Is Dead)

João Donato is one of the greatest Brazilian composers, he's simply unique, a man who likes to keep it melodically simple and harmonically interesting...

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Carlos Niño & Friends: More Energy Fields, Current (international Anthem)

Carlos Niño & Friends: More Energy Fields, Current (International Anthem)

This is a challenging body of work with meditative qualities imbued and plenty of rain stick percussion, marimba, laconic synths and some cracking sax supplied by UK wizz Shabaka Hutchings...

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Menagerie: Many Worlds (Freestyle) album review

Menagerie: Many Worlds (Freestyle)

Lance Ferguson returns on a more heavy jazz tip with his 9 piece band Menagerie, whose strong themes, elevating vocal harmonies and stellar ensemble playing really cut the mustard on this release...

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Bahama Soul Club : Bohemia After Dawn

Bahama Soul Club’s 5th album “Bohemia After Dawn” proves once more this outfit awash with Jazztastic latino grooves and all round musical spiciness...

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Tamil Rogeon: House No Wheels (Soul Bank Music)

New label Soul Bank Music, set up by former Freestyle frontman, Greg Boraman, gets off to a flyer with this striking and bewitching project. It's a multi-layered and beguiling slice of upbeat spiritual jazz...

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John Coltrane: Giant Steps 60th Anniversary (Rhino) album review

John Coltrane “Giant Steps” 60th Anniversary (Rhino)

John Coltrane's seminal piece of work gets re-released on its 60th anniversary with a whole load of extras that should send jazz lovers into ecstatic realms of excitement...

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Gregory Porter: All Rise (Decca Records/Blue Note) album review

Gregory Porter: All Rise (Decca Records/Blue Note)

Gregory Porter triumphantly returns with an extraordinary album brimming with soul, love and emotion. His sixth album is quality and quantity, featuring many killers and no fillers...

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Synthonic: Do You Remember?

This is an impressive body of work for Synthonic the brain child of multi instrumentalist, Kieron Garrett who has written and produced this flashy,aural tome.

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