Bahraini-British performer, Yazz Ahmed, is transforming what jazz means in 2017. This trumpet and flugelhorn-playing artist has worked with Radiohead and These New Puritans, experiments with electronic effects, and combines sounds from her shared heritage to author a new narrative for the genre.
It’s been four years since Zach Saginaw, aka Shigeto, returned home to Michigan from a stint in Brooklyn, NY, and since then, the multi-faceted musician has become a part of the fabric of Detroit’s music scene.
Comprised of ten cuts ‘Brick City’ takes the listener on a journey through Afro-House, Funk, Rare Groove, Boogie and Broken Beat to name a few.
Curiously enough the story of this record begins with a song, which isn’t even featured on it. A song named ‘Guayabas’.
Following up on Brownswood Bubblers Twelve pt. 1 which dropped earlier this year, Giles Peterson continues to curate sounds from all over the globe, dividing the first vinyl edition across two releases, the idea remains the same – shining a light on new and under-the-radar
Compiled by DJ, record collector and label boss Gilles Peterson, the tastemaking Brownswood Bubblers series returns. Released on vinyl for the first time, the idea remains the same – shining a light on new and under-the-radar talent.
West coast jazz music is alive and well, with many entities in the movement breaking open doors with magnetic force and luminous brilliance.