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Rescued From The Vaults: Lewis Taylor’s Lewis II

Soul music has a pretty rich tradition of ‘one-man bands’, musicians who have chosen to play the lion’s share of the instruments themselves thanks to liberal use of studio multi-tracking. Sometimes it’s a time-and-money-saving device, sometimes it’s a bid for creative freedom in the face of record company pressure and sometimes it’s a combination of […]

fDeluxe @ The Jazz Cafe, 19th January 2012

In the funk, soul or jazz world, reunions are a far less risky business than in the world of rock and pop. Generally the standard of musicianship is higher (the old saying that jazzers get better as they get older), the body of work less likely to date and the musical chops more willing. And this […]