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    The Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 12 new jazz

    Wicked Sound weekly playlist week 12: 01. Steam Down - Free My Skin [Decca]  Buy 02. Moses Boyd - Stranger Than Fiction [Exodus Records] Buy   03. Emma-Jean Thackray - Too Shy - 12 Version" [ International Anthem] Buy   04. Nérija - Where It Ends And Begins [Domino Recording] Buy   05. Ezra Collective - Chris and Jane [Enter The Jungle] Buy 06. Flying Lotus - MmmHmm - Maida Vale Session [WARP] Buy   07. Ruby Rushton - Yardley Suite [22a]  Buy   08. Junius Paul - Baker's Dozen [International Anthem] Buy   09. Kamaal Williams - Strings (ATL) [K7] Buy   10. Mark Guiliana - BUD - Shigeto Remix [Motema]…

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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…