Top 5 Jazz Songs – September 2016


#5 – Ross Hammond and Vinny Golia “Learning to Live the Questions”

It’s natural, it’s raw. It’s an ice cold folk that simply enchants and amazes.

(extract from ‘Ross Hammond and Vinny Golia’)

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#4 – Scott Tixier “100,000 Hours”

Knighted by Jean-Luc Ponty, here is certainly coming the future of modern jazz violin.
Further than a cosmic adventure, we discover a new galaxy, with no recognizable landmarks, light-heading us with enchantment

(extract from ‘Cosmic Adventure’)

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#3 – Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann “Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann, Pt. 3”

The psychedelic rock band Black Bombaim joined the free-jazz saxophonist Peter Brötzmann and give birth to a terrifying and captivating album.

(extract from ‘Black Bombaim & Peter Brotzmann’)

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#2 – Shabaka and the Ancestors “Mzwandile”

Yes this is the Shabaka Hutchings from Sons of Kemet and from The Comet is Coming, this time looking at our ancestors, shouting out again a new wonder

(extract from ‘Wisdom of Elders’)

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#1 – Nils Petter Molvaer “Jackson Reef”

A piece intense and dramatic as a Norwegian landscape, accurate as a Saga.

(extract from ‘Buoyancy’)

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