Archive for January 2017

Kurt Rosenwinkel – “Caipi” – Available March 10

“Kurt Rosenwinkel is a genius – he really is, and ‘Caipi’ is music to heal the soul” – Eric Clapton   The most influential and strikingly original guitarist/composer of his generation makes a radical leap in his musical direction on Caipi, the debut release on his new label Heartcore Records. Ten years in the making, Caipi…

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Kevin Eubanks – “East West Time Line” – Available April 7

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Since his 18-year tenure as guitarist and music director of TV’s The Tonight Show Band ended in 2010, Philadelphia-born guitarist, composer Kevin Eubanks has been on a creative roll. On East West Time Line, Eubanks explores the chemistry he maintains with musicians on both coasts. And once again, his distinctive fingerstyle approach to the instrument is in the service of tunes…

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Dhafer Youssef – “Diwan Of Beauty and Odd” – Available January 12

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The Tunisian singer and oud-player Dhafer Youssef once said quite spontaneously “There is no prototype for beauty”. This disarmingly unconditional statement is in fact sufficient to sum up the motivation and sound of his new album Diwan Of Beauty & Odd. Anyone who has ever had the opportunity to savour the Tunisian’s passionate, yet peacefully…

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Kneebody – “Anti-Hero” – Available March 3

Sixteen years in and the genre-bending electric jazz collective Kneebody is stronger than ever. On the heels of their recent groundbreaking collaboration with electronic musician Daedelus, the band returned to the studio refreshed and armed with a slate of road-tested tunes for their ninth studio album. Kneebody makes their Motéma Music debut on March 3…

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