• www.thewickedsound.com Jerk Some Cosmic Shift
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    Jerk, Brooklyn producer releases his new album “Some Cosmic Shift” on DeepMatter Records

    Jerk, Brooklyn producer releases his new album “Some Cosmic Shift” on DeepMatter Records. Jerk is the brainchild of composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Joshua Kinney. The project is an exploration of the connection between jazz and hip-hop with compositions blurring the lines between hip hop beats and instrumental jazz compositions. As a band, Jerk is Joshua Kinney on Saxophone, Carey Ozmun on Trumpet, Jean Matthieu Carvin on Keyboards, Mikey Migliore on Bass, and Martine Wade on Drums. Jerk’s releases include a trio of EPs (Pink, Yellow, and Green), a full-length beat tape entitled “Pressing On”, and his forthcoming live jazz album entitled ‘Some Cosmic Shift’, releasing August 14th via DeepMatter Records.…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.08.2 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist August 2020/08/2 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound August 2020/08/2 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Poldoore, SoulChef, Makaya McCraven, Kosmo Sound, Himalaya Collective, Szatt, Moo Latte, JD Allen, Daniel Casimir, Tess Hirst, Lady Blackbird, The New Mastersounds, Lamar Williams Jr., Rymden, Bugge Wesseltoft, Magnud Öström, Dan Berglund, Otis Sandsjö, Petter Eldh, Dan Nicholls, Tilo Weber, Förnuft och Känsla, ARTEMIS, Renee Rosnes, Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda, Allison Miller, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Billy Childs, egoistic 4 leaves, MASAHIRO KITAGAWA, Chiminyo, Clara Serra López, Stalawa, Junior Demus, Ricardo Grilli, Throttle Elevator Music, Kamasi Washington.   You can listen to this playlist also on…

  • Shabaka Hutchings shares his “Composition In Memory Of Victims Of Hiroshima”.
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    Shabaka Hutchings shares his “Composition In Memory Of Victims Of Hiroshima”.

    Shabaka Hutchings shares his “Composition In Memory Of Victims Of Hiroshima”, performed live with Alabaster dePlume on sax, Betamax on drums and Neil Charles on double bass. The 6th of August 2020 marks 75 years since the atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima, killing an estimated 135,000 people. Stop the War commemorate the occasion with a special performance from jazz revolutionary Shabaka Hutchings. Hutchings, a Mercury Prize-nominated saxophonist and bandleader is one of the leading figures in the current flowering of the UK jazz scene. He is an integral part of three unique and groundbreaking bands (Sons of Kemet, The Comet is Coming and Shabaka & The Ancestors), each of whom have…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Terrace Martin Kamashi Washington Denzel Curry Racism on Trial.
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    Terrace Martin shares his Three Part Music Series “Racism on Trial” Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper and Denzel Curry.

    Terrace Martin shares his Three Part Music Series "Racism on Trial" with Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper and Denzel Curry. In early June 2020, following the murder of George Floyd, Terrace Martin team up with Kamasi Washington, Denzel Curry, G Perico and Daylyt to make angry and energetic Protest Song “PIG FEET”.   “Someone asked, how do I feel? I told them hurt, fearless, angry, aware and fully ready to protect me, my family & my people at all cost. I got together with Black men that felt the same way and created a work of truth. PIG FEET”, Martin said about the track.   Musicians teamed up again for the…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Alabaster dePlume Visit Croatia The Good Vine
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    Alabaster dePlume releases new mini EP called “Visit Croatia”.

    Alabaster dePlume releases a new mini EP called “Visit Croatia”. Back in February he released one of the best albums this year, “To Cy & Lee: Instrumentals Vol. 1” through International Anthem (Chicago) Lost Map (Eigg) and Total Refreshment Centre (London). It is a compilation of instrumentals, taken from early releases, re-mastered, with new some material. "Visit Croatia" from that album was later prominently sampled by Bon Iver on "PDLIF". Today, he released that song as a single with two previously unreleased B-sides: "Black Drifts" and "The Good Wine".   From our Blog: Danalogue, Sarathy Korwar and Alabaster dePlume unite on a new song “Amoeba’s Dream”.   Watch the video below to Alabaster…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Steam Down Afronaut Zu Etcetera Wayne Shorter Blue Note
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    Steam Down featuring Afronaut Zu released their interpretation of Wayne Shorter’s “Etcetera.”

    Steam Down featuring Afronaut Zu released their interpretation of Wayne Shorter’s “Etcetera”. It’s a characteristically cool combination, which features afro-swing, grime, jazz and future soul. “Etcetera” was the title track from revered jazz saxophonist Shorter’s 1965 Blue Note album. “Wayne Shorter has long been my favourite saxophonist and composer in jazz. Reworking Etcetera from his legendary Blue Note catalogue is a childhood dream come true”, said Ahnanse from Steam Down. Steam Down has quickly established a growing fan base in the UK and abroad. Their every performance is a co-creative experience between musicians and audience where everyone's participation matters, regardless of language, background or nationality.   Watch the video below…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.08.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats.
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist August 2020/08/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound August 2020/08/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Alabaster DePlume, Eddie Henderson, Raffy Bushman, Moonfish, Maria Chiara Argirò, Riccardo Chiaberta, Jaga Jazzist, Jerk, Web Web, Flip, Pugs Atomz, Inkswel, Blu, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jimi Tenor, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Immanuel Wilkins, 72-Hour Post Fight, Pachakuti, young.vishnu, Masha Kashyna, Steam Down, Afronaut Zu, Gaidaa, Saba, Jarreau Vandal, Wandering Monster, Nine Sparks Riots, Apocalyptic Brass Collective, MASAKA, The Lions, Alex Désert, Black Shakespeare, Sevana, Lotek, Daddy Speedo. You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer, Soundcloud or YouTube. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist August 2020/08/1 Jazz Funk…