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Luaka Bop Continue Their World Spirituality Classics Series

David Byrne’s Luaka Bop record label is to continue its World Spirituality Classics series, which began with The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda in 2017, by releasing a compilation of seventies-era gospel music, focussing on humanity and coexistence as opposed to religious…

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Liam Cook

New Orleans music icon Dr. John passes away

The GRAMMY award-winning pianist and songwriter Dr. John passed away yesterday, aged 77. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, the celebrated artist was a champion of New Orleans’ diverse cultural heritage: drawing inspiration from Mardi Gras, Louisiana Voodoo…

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James Nissen

The Music of England

English traditional music is often associated with Romantic imaginaries of ‘green and pleasant lands’ and…

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Robert Mitchell: Piano Advice and Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine and Omar at Band on the Wall, we caught up with bassist Vidal Montgomery to discuss his technique, and to get some tips for new musicians. Thumbnail photo:…

Omar: Soundcheck Chat

Ahead of his ‘Black Notes from the Deep’ performance with Courtney Pine at Band on…