We Out Here – it started as a compilation album, and it since snowballed into something much bigger; a brand of jazz? An event? A movement? Whatever stamp you want to put on it, one thing is clear to see and hear: Gilles Peterson’s inaugural We Out Here festival this August is the result of a buzz that has seen jazz and related music break from its box and spill out into the mainstream.
Pannonica de Kœnigswarter was the friend and muse of the American jazz world. By supporting musicians, exploding codes, cadences, and 'proper' tones, Pannonica was driven by an endless appetite for improvisation; she helped spurn the entire bop revolution. Here, Qwest TV takes a look back at the extraordinary life of an enlightened adventurer whose ear, passion and intuition gave bebop the means to exist.
Despite not being known as a mecca for soul and funk, Timmion has quietly released some of the most glowing records out of Finland, artfully honed and respectfully crafted to the originators that came before.
Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984 will include all of her chart hits, DJ favorites and sample sources. It has been remastered by The Carvery from the original tapes.
The new visuals accompanying a track from her 2017 album Utopia, are as beguiling as we have come to expect from an artist that thrives on the boundaries.
Ahead of his new album, Flamagra, Flying Lotus has teamed up with Anderson .Paak to deliver "More" – an out-of-body trip that packs a visual punch.
The hotly anticipated follow-up to last years phenomenal album, Overload, will hit the shelves June 21 via Mello Music Group.