• www.thewickedsound.com Jeff Goldblum
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    Jeff Goldblum announced new jazz album and a TV show.

    Jeff Goldblum is famous for his starring roles in films such as Jurassic Park, The Big Chill, and The Fly but now also as a jazz pianist and phenomenal stage persona. Goldblum has been playing jazz piano for over 50 years and has played with the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra for the last 30 years. Last year (9 November 2018), the actor released his debut album with the orchestra at the age of 66. The album, The Capitol Studios Sessions, went to No. 1 in the UK and US. The jazz album was produced by Larry Klein and features Till Brönner, Imelda May, Haley Reinhart, and Sarah Silverman. The album contains songs from the repertoire…

  • www.thewickedsound.com John Coltrane
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 4

    Wicked Sound presents the fourth selection of wicked tunes. Wicked Sound Weekly week 4 is full of great songs across the genres familiar to this website: everything is starting with brand new John Coltrane’s song!, then newcomers and Grammy winners, from hip hop legends collaborating with nu-soul master to vintage disco – funk, jazz from Israel, hip hop from Ghana, soul & funk from Los Angeles, alternative R&B from London, hard-bop with afrobeat feel from Brighton UK.  Please listen, share and enjoy! Comments are also really welcome. The Wicked Sound week 4 tracklist: 01. John Coltrane – Blue World 02. A. Billi Free, Tensei – Bold Heart 03. Mark Kavuma…

  • TheWickedSound.com Miles Davis Kind of Blue
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    Miles Davis ‘Kind Of Blue’ – bestselling jazz record of all time – turns 60

    Miles Davis “Kind of Blue” was released on August 17, 1959, exactly 60 years ago. The album is called a masterpiece of modern music. It is the bestselling jazz record of all time, having sold nearly 5 million copies and been certified quadruple platinum. It was No 1 on the BBC’s 50 greatest jazz albums poll, No 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 50 greatest albums of all time and even, featured in VH1’s “100 Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Albums”. Kind of Blue features John Coltrane on tenor saxophone, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley on alto saxophone, drummer Jimmy Cobb, bassist Paul Chambers and pianist Bill Evans (replacing regular Wynton…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Jacob Collier Tiny Desk
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    Jacob Collier visited NPR Tiny Desk Studio

    Jacob Collier is an English singer, arranger, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist based in London, England. In 2012, his homemade split-screen video covers of popular songs, such as Stevie Wonder’s “Don’t You Worry ’bout a Thing”, began to go viral on YouTube. He recently visited my favorite concert venue – NPR Tiny Desk Studio, to promote his latest album ‘Djesse vol.2’. “It just feels like such a tremendous, ridiculous honor to sit behind this hallowed desk,” he said. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPBirt1YhuM[/embedyt] Collier’s style fuses elements of jazz, a cappella, groove, folk, electronic music, classical music, gospel, soul and improvisation, and often features extreme use of reharmonization. In 2014, Collier signed to Quincy…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Marcin Masecki
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    Polish Jazz London Series present Marcin Masecki Jazz Trio live tonight

    Marcin Masecki Jazz Trio was inspired by the pulse, stride, breath and heart throbbing during a morning jog. Expect to be surprised! About this Event Marcin Masecki is a winner of many awards, he performs extensively on all keyboard instruments, composes for film and theatre, produces festivals, records and curates musical events. He was music arranger, composer and consultant in Paweł Pawlikowski‘s Cold War (Best Director at Cannes Film Festival 2018). [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilS5Tjaaqwo[/embedyt] His projects span a wide range of styles and his virtuosic fusion of different genres as well as the blurring of the line between high art and entertainment have become his hallmarks. Marcin Masecki’s Jazz Trio is…

  • www.thewickedsound.com We Out Here Festival 2019
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    Gilles Peterson present first edition of We Out Here Festival

    If you have no plans for the weekend, I have one for you. The best festival line up this summer, with wicked sound, fresh and popping live bands and DJs, mixing everything this website ate for dinner: jazz, soul, funk, reggae, afrobeat, electronic, bass, etc Tomorrow, Gilles Peterson, Worldwide FM, and Brownswood Recordings present their first ever UK festival: We Out Here, a Worldwide Family Gathering. For the first edition of their brand new festival, Gilles Peterson curates an absolutely stellar lineup. Spanning jazz, soul, house, disco, funk and much more, it features a mix of talented DJs and refreshing live acts sure to blend beautifully with the dreamy Cambridgeshire…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Binker Golding
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 3

    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist Week 3 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from: Michael Kiwanuka, Tom Misch, Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Binker Golding, Ashley Henry, Keyon Harrold, Sparkz, Ronin Arkestra, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Shinpei Ruike, Tsuyoshi Kosuga, Wataru Hamasaki, Sauce 81, Kenichi Ikeda, Kohei Ando, Hiraku Arata, Taylor McFerrin, Anna Wise, Snarky Puppy, The Lewis Express, Portico Quartet, Miguel Zenón, Sarathy Korwar, Delhi Sultanate, Prabh Deep, Another week, another The Wicked Sound playlist with a selection of wicked tunes. This time I have for you some hang and tabla, disco and funk, emerging London’s songwriters and creme…

  • www.thewickedsound.com JoeArmonJones GeorgiaAnneMuldrow YellowDandelion
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    Joe Armon-Jones feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow in ‘Yellow Dandelion’ from the upcoming album

    Joe Armon-Jones feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow in “Yellow Dandelion” from Armon-Jones’s upcoming album. Armon-Jones is set to release his eagerly anticipated second album “Turn To Clear View” on September 20th via Brownswood Recordings. Album is promoted with a new single “Yellow Dandelion”. Los Angeles vocalist and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow added neo-soul feel to this jazzy funky jam.  Watch video forJoe Armon-Jones “Yellow Dandelion” feat Georgia Anne Muldrow: Joe Armon-Jones is one of the busiest musicians in London’s jazz and contemporary music scene. Away from his solo project, he’s a co-founder of Ezra Collective, regularly plays with London peers like Nubya Garcia, and has toured with the likes of Ata…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 2

    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist Week 2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. It's the second week of my blog and the second playlist with a selection of wicked tunes. A little bit of jazz, soul, funk, hip hop, Japanese boogaloo, Arabic funk, and even opera. Please listen, share and enjoy! Comments are also really welcome.   New music from: Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Andreya Triana, Nas, Al Jarreau, Keyon Harrold, DJ Yoda, Nubya Garcia, Henry Wu, Theon Cross, Minyo Crusaders, Attarazat Addahabia, Faradjallah, Quantic, Sly5thAve, Joe Armon-Jones, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Connie Price & The Keystones, Brand Nubian, Macy Gray, Starship Mantis, Sean Jones,…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Noraj-Jones-Tarrionas-Tank-Ball
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    Norah Jones and Tank and the Bangas’s singer recorded a new song together

    Norah Jones collaborated with Tarriona “Tank” Ball from the New Orleans group Tank and the Bangas on her latest single “Take It Away”. It’s Norah’s first new music since her seven-track album Begin Again which came out in April. “Take It Away” was co-produced by Jones and Thomas Bartlett, who also plays keyboards on the track. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk_gJ-gGDy0[/embedyt] “I saw Tank and the Bangas play in New Orleans in 2016 and was blown away,” said Norah of the vocal collaboration. “I got in touch with Tarriona shortly after and we became friends. This was a really fun opportunity to be creative together in the studio. She’s got one of my…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Nerija
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    Nérija – London’s jazz all-star collective – release debut album ‘Blume’

    Nerija features some of the top players in London’s rising jazz scene. Every member of the band has its own side project: Nubya Garcia (Nubiya’s 5ive, Maisha), Sheila Maurice-Grey (Kokoroko), Cassie Kinoshi (SEED Ensemble, Kokoroko), Rosie Turton (Rosie’s 5ive), Shirley Tetteh (Maisha), Lizy Exell (drums) and Rio Kai (SEED Ensemble). Nerija is based on friendship and there is enough room within the band for each musician to demonstrate their skills and musical ideas Some of the tracks have been written collectively, but each member of Nerija brings one own song showing different influences from afrobeat, hip hop to even gospel. Nérija is a collective whose breakneck shifts in tempo and style…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Michal Urbaniak For Warsaw With Love
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    Michal Urbaniak realeased new album celebrating 75th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

    Polish jazz legend Michał Urbaniak released a new album ‘For Warsaw with Love’ in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. Album is full of amazing musicians: Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Michael ‘Patches’ Stewart, David Gilmore or Lenny White. The Publisher is the Warsaw Uprising Museum. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV_gRFLLOVI[/embedyt] Here is a bit of history for those who want to know more about Warsaw Uprising Michal Urbaniak said: ‘I was born in Warsaw. On the eve of the Warsaw uprising, my mom Irenka kicked me out of town. Maybe she saved my life. I went to school in Łódź, where I lived and started playing violin. When I was…