• www.thewickedsound.com-Waaju-Grown Listening Glasses
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    Uk jazz outfit Waaju released a new single “Listening Glasses”

    Uk jazz quintet Waaju released a new single “Listening Glasses” from their forthcoming second album "Grown". Since debut self-titled album released in 2018 via London’s independent label Olindo Records, the band’s sound has developed, as we can say “grown”. They took influence from a number of cultures across Africa, South America & beyond, adding new dimensions to their sound. The record will also feature a song co-written with Jordan Rakei. Waaju is led by drummer and percussionist Ben Brown (Alfa Mist, Dizraeli, Ashley Henry), and comprising members across the UK’s extensive music scene including, percussionist Ernesto Marichales (Jordan Rakei, Sigala), guitarist Tal Janes (Nubiyan Twist, Bahla), Sam Rapley (Fabled, Maria Chiara…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Pyjaen Blue Lab Beats Sage Secrets
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    Pyjaen and Blue Lab Beats on “Sage Secrets”

    Pyjaen teamed up with Blue Lab Beats on new track “Sage Secrets”. Pyjaen is a band with its common link in improvised music and the jazz tradition, but with the vision of pushing music forward in new directions. Dylan Jones (of EZRA Collective), Ben Vize, Daniele Diodato, Benjamin Crane and Charlie Hutchinson, all met at Trinity Laban College of music. The collective has the shared goal of exploring life through musical expression and perfecting their art. More than a quintet, Pyjaen is the unified expression of the emotions, journeys and influences that comprise its diverse members. The group melds funk, afro-beat and contemporary sounds with nods to hip-hop and disco.…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Daniel Casimir Tess Hirst
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    Daniel Casimir team up with Tess Hirst for new album ‘These Days’

    A masterpiece. Award-winning bassist Daniel Casimir Bass and vocalist Tess Hirst have released a collaborative track called ‘Security’. They shared a new song while confirming their debut album ‘These Days’ will arrive on the 1st of November via London-based record label Jazz re:freshed. Ahead of the album release, you can stream ‘Security’, below. Joining Casimir and Hirst recorded album with Robert Mitchell on keys, Tobie Carpenter on guitar and Olly Sarkar on drums. Apparently London has a record number of security cameras. Tess Hirst in relation to song lyrics commented on a capitalist world, “Our lives are not something they can own. Security highlights the essential need to trust other…

  • 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 Jazz Re Fest Brighton Dome 27.07.2019

    The 7th annual jazz festival hosted by Jazz Re:Freshed returns to Brighton Dome on Saturday 27th July.

      JAZZ RE:FEST is a family-friendly, annual one-day festival, produced by music and arts organisation Jazz re:freshed, celebrating jazz and jazz-inspired music and culture. After a fantastic festival in 2018 and now in its seventh year, JAZZ RE:FEST returns to Brighton with over 50 DJs and musicians to showcase the incredibly diverse, colourful, expressive and creative world of jazz music and alternative culture.   Jazz re:freshed’s mission is to globally elevate, amplify and spotlight the breadth of expression in UK Jazz, while breaking down the boundaries to access the music as a listener.  Synonymous with supporting the launch of Ashley Henry and Nubya Garcia’s recording careers, tastemakers, Jazz re:freshed have achieve…