• 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…