• www.thewickedsound.com Moses Boyd Dark Matter Mercury Prize
    Electronica,  Featured releases,  Fresh sounds,  Hip Hop,  Jazz,  News,  Soul

    Moses Boyd Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year, and also shared a new video to the song “Stranger Than Fiction”.

    Moses Boyd Shortlisted for Mercury Prize Album of the Year for his debut album “Dark Matter’”. He also shared a new video to the song “Stranger Than Fiction”, the first single from that album. Moses is a drummer, composer, producer and bandleader, one of the central figures in the London jazz scene. He is mostly known as half of Binker & Moses, project made with saxophonist Binker Golding, their three albums won one MOBO Award, two Jazz FM Awards and a Parliamentary Jazz Award. His self-titled jazz band Moses Boyd Exodus (also known as the Exodus), released several mixtapes in the mid-2010s and together have recorded most of Boyd's solo…

  • 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,…

  • thewickedsound.com Seed Ensemble Driftglass Mercury Prize 2019
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    Seed Ensemble’s debut album ‘Driftglass’ shortlisted for the Mercury Prize Album Of The Year 2019

    SEED Ensemble’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Driftglass’ was few days ago shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize Albums of the Year. Released earlier this year via contemporary music/arts movement and record label jazz re:freshed, the ten-piece collective is led by composer, arranger and alto saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi. On her nomination Kinoshi proudly added, “I am extremely honoured to have been shortlisted for a Mercury Prize. Thank you for your belief in both mine and my bands’ work. It means a lot to have our first release celebrated and share our message with you.” Across ‘Driftglass’, Kinoshi embraces styles both past and present to create something that we can…

  • 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…