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BBE Records Begin Comprehensive Tabansi Records Reissue Project

BBE records began their exciting Tabansi Gold Series project on Friday, with the release of Zeal Onyia’s highly sought-after ‘Agadi-Akwukwo’ (old-school) highlife LP, Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns, and two albums by The Young Ones Of Guyana. The label are to…

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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…