Certified: Ronin Arkestra, Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Japanese Jazz Supergroup — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2122539793/album=3070695062/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ “I wanted to bring in a framework that allows the musicians to bring their personalities to the table, and not be straitjacketed.” via Certified: Ronin Arkestra, Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Japanese Jazz Supergroup — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Certified: Ronin Arkestra, Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Japanese Jazz Supergroup — Bandcamp Daily

Blue Lab Beats: London’s “jazztronica duo” cultivating some of the city’s most dynamic sounds

Musical masterminds coming together is always special, but when they find each other from an early age and begin creating and vibing, that’s pretty much dynamite. So when the self-professed “jazztronica duo” Blue Lab Beats – Namali Kwaten and David Mrakpor – met at youth arts organisation, WAC Arts, in North London in 2013, at the respective ages of 13 and 18, their musical partnership … Continue reading Blue Lab Beats: London’s “jazztronica duo” cultivating some of the city’s most dynamic sounds

The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3667862194/album=884154608/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ One of the most exciting young groups on the thriving U.K. jazz scene make their full-length debut. via The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading The Joyous Afrobeat-Jazz of Ezra Collective — Bandcamp Daily

On “Ancestral Recall,” Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Makes Rhythmic Music Sing — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2658684814/album=1181169497/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The whole album is shrouded in mystery, with something raw and unrefined—but also intricate and entrancing—at its core. via On “Ancestral Recall,” Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Makes Rhythmic Music Sing — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading On “Ancestral Recall,” Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah Makes Rhythmic Music Sing — Bandcamp Daily

U.K. Band Maisha Create Intrepid Spiritual Jazz — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3976033170/album=1862704575/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The band’s debut album, “There Is A Place,” plays like a magical trek through a mystical world. The results are equally transformative and rewarding. via U.K. Band Maisha Create Intrepid Spiritual Jazz — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading U.K. Band Maisha Create Intrepid Spiritual Jazz — Bandcamp Daily

Artist of the Week: On “Universal Beings,” Makaya McCraven Broadens His Jazz Appeal — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=3654833994/album=1059062676/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The drummer’s fifth album is his biggest and best work, an expansive set of meditative jazz featuring the genre’s brightest stars. via Artist of the Week: On “Universal Beings,” Makaya McCraven Broadens His Jazz Appeal — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Artist of the Week: On “Universal Beings,” Makaya McCraven Broadens His Jazz Appeal — Bandcamp Daily

Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2468739601/album=1145363017/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ The singer has found a perfect balance between the Jamaican music of her youth and the modern jazz she’s known for. via Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily Continue reading Zara McFarlane’s Expansive Jazz Vision — Bandcamp Daily