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Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

They were one of the sensations of 2018, and we inevitably lost ourselves in their embracing and entrancing Afro-psychedelia too. That’s because you can’t simply escape BCUC’s unadulterated Sowetan groove; the way they progressively build it, blending vocal melodies with relentless rhythms, and supporting each other throughout 15, even 20-minute-long...
Preview: Guts @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

Preview: Guts @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

Guts began his 45’ collection in Paris as a schoolboy. Soon he became a DJ, and from there, he started to hear innovative remixes. In 2007, he went solo with an album on Wax On Records. Guts has produced a number of internationally-known tracks, marking him out as having some...
Preview: Soul Women Unite @ Cadogan Hall (London; Saturday 8th June 2019)

Preview: Soul Women Unite @ Cadogan Hall (London; Saturday 8th June 2019)

Five leading females will be coming together for a one-off collaboration at Cadogan Hall for London Saxophone Festival 2019. The show will feature a quintet of astonishing ladies oozing spirit and soul: Carleen Anderson, Terri Walker, YolanDa Brown, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, and Judi Jackson. Soul singer Carleen Anderson was described by...
Preview: Cross The Tracks @ Brockwell Park (London; Sunday 9th June 2019)

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

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]

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...
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