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Preview: Cross The Tracks @ Brockwell Park (London; Sunday 9th June 2019)

Helping to kick off the London party season is brand new festival Cross The Tracks. Taking over South London’s Brockwell Park, the stages will be filled with big-name headliners, as well as local jazz, soul and funk acts bringing their up-to-date interpretations with their own modern influences. Virginia ‘Trap House...

London Gig Guide (June 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...



Preview: Gypsy Dynamite @ Hootananny (London; Sunday 2nd June 2019)

We’re getting jazzier here at Rhythm Passport, and for our next Global Sounds show, we are going to present on the Hootananny stage a full Gipsy-jazz quintet: Gypsy Dynamite! You can hardly find a more spot-on name, because the ensemble will not only charm you with some smooth and rhythmic...


Preview: Szun Waves + Kayla Painter @ Five Miles (London; 29th May 2019]

Explosive and experimental improvisations in a venue known for its booming sound system and immersive shows. New Hymn to Freedom was one of the most under-the-radar albums of 2018; it got a glowing critical reception and includes six transient and explosive unedited improvisations that each allow the different parts of...


Preview: Ariwo @ Giant Steps (London; Saturday 25th May 2019)

Yes, we know, there won’t be another Bank Holiday weekend in a while, but that’s even more of a good reason to spend this Bank Holiday Saturday in music! The added fact that it’ll arguably be the jazziest jam of the month, and it’s entirely free, makes it a more...



Album Review: Theon Cross – Fyah [Gearbox Records; February 2019]
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Album Review: Theon Cross – Fyah [Gearbox Records; February 2019]

“People always underestimate the tuba” observes Theon Cross, whose new album Fyah sets out to put this straight with fierce intent. Cross is an alumni of Tomorrow’s Warriors – the free music education programme resident at Southbank Centre, responsible for the health and diversity of the London jazz scene right...




Interview: Prince Fatty – The Upbeat Goes On (May 2019)

As a producer, Prince Fatty is eclectic, working across the board; his collaborations read like a who’s who from the mid-90s to now. However, perhaps Prince Fatty is best known for his presence in the Jamaican diaspora music scene. Still churning records out now, the latest release Be Thankful For...


Preview: Flawa Festival (London; Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th May 2019)

There’s a new festival in town aiming to expose and support the often-grueling efforts of Latin American female artists, who despite their talent and dedication, have to face back-breaking challenges and hardly see their work acknowledged. Flawa (Festival of Latin American Women in the Arts) is a heartfelt 5-day-long tribute...



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