Tag Archives: London

Playlist: Maria Chiara Argirò & Jamie Leeming (November 2020)

Playlist: Maria Chiara Argirò & Jamie Leeming (November 2020)

Despite being born and having started her music career in Italy, Maria Chiara Argirò has grown into one of the most brilliant and freshest expressions of the London contemporary jazz scene. In the last few years, the Rome-born band leader, pianist and composer has shaped her sound on the city...
Preview: Osibisa @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Wednesday 30th September 2020)

Preview: Osibisa @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Wednesday 30th September 2020)

After months and months of “virtual” events, we are more than thrilled to finally restart writing about a “physical” one featuring a good and proper institution of the UK scene celebrating its 50th anniversary. Since the mid-50’s, Teddy Osei has spread the Ghanaian highlife bug far and wide, but it’s...
Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

There are only a bunch of musicians who can claim to embody the history and evolution of a music style. Bukky Leo is part of this restricted club. His career and possibly life are indeed manifestations of afrobeat. So much so that, if you’d like to approach the quintessential Nigerian...
Playlist: Shniece McMenamin – Her “Disco Deceptions” (June 2020)

Playlist: Shniece McMenamin – Her “Disco Deceptions” (June 2020)

You might have “met” her and listened to her voice thanks to her collaborations with nothing less than Prince Fatty (“Deep Sleep“) Omar, Mungos Hi-Fi, The Last Poets or opening for and supporting the likes of Chaka Kahn, Chic & Nile Rodgers, Sister Sledge, Incognito and Aswad Now (tomorrow to be...