Facing up and coming to terms with the challenge of jazz history
Alina Bzhezhinska is part of this great showcase.
Bot farms continue to manipulate streaming stats on Spotify and Soundcloud, a year after the streamers and music industry became aware of them, multiple sources tell Hypebot.
Hi-Fi News rates ‘The People Could Fly’.
Ubuntu artists and their albums had an amazing year. Please join the celebration!
Sebastian Scotney applauds the tenor sax man’s music in London Jazz Festival.
Another young-ish tenor saxophonist left a very strong impression with his gig on Wednesday at the Spice of Life club in Soho. Leo Richardson’s 2017 album The Chase, with a guest appearance from that daredevil of a previous generation Alan Skidmore, made it into several 2017 best-of lists. Richardson has just recorded another album, which includes another two-tenor roast, this time with Alex Garnett. Richardson’s quartet is also interesting for the sheer range of appealing characters and personalities in it, from the quirkily humorous Rick Simpson to the virtuosically insouciant Tim Thornton to the constantly provoking Chris Draper.
With almost almost 30% market share overall, independent music is a music industry force to be reckoned with. But that share falls to below 20% on the major streaming services.
Bzhezhinska gives insight behind ‘Inspiration’.
And this is only just the beginning…
An excellent review of vocalist Radcliffe’s debut album, ‘Remembrance’, on Ubuntu Music.