Archive for 2013

  • Sweet Ambrosius

    By Chris Wells on October 21, 2013
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    Playing with her full American band, former Floetry member and now established solo artist Marsha Ambrosius has lined up...

  • If You Knew Zara

    By Chris Wells on October 21, 2013
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    Gifted young jazz vocalist and songwriter Zara McFarlane will drop her second album, titled If You Knew Her, on...

  • May Days

    By Chris Wells on October 20, 2013
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    Chris Wells talks to Texan jazz and soul artist Tatiana ‘Lady May’ Mayfield, whose second album is one of...

  • Eska Opens Gate

    By Chris Wells on October 19, 2013
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    Finally… and we do mean, finally – ESKA is about to release her first ever solo music, after spending...

  • Maceo Takes It To The Bridge

    By Chris Wells on October 19, 2013
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    The one and only Maceo Parker has lined up two London shows at Under The Bridge next month. You...

  • Maxine Powell Dies

    By Chris Wells on October 16, 2013
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    Maxine Powell, the former leader of Motown Records’ famous ‘Finishing School’, died on Monday October 14 at the age...

  • Fela Red Hot

    By Chris Wells on October 16, 2013
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    Tuesday, October 15 would have been Afrobeat orginator Fela Kuti‘s 75th birthday, had he been still with us. It’s...

  • Kickstart CHURCH

    By Chris Wells on October 14, 2013
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    Pianist, producer and live-remixer Mark de Clive-Lowe has turned to the popular album funding website Kickstarter to finance...

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    LaTasha Lee: Soulgirl At Heart

    By Chris Wells on October 11, 2013
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    By Chris Wells Since Echoes readers can be assumed not to be au fait with the doings of Simon...

  • China Syndrome

    By Chris Wells on October 10, 2013
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    Following her acclaimed Ronnie Scott’s debut in 2012, China Moses returns for three nights in November. The daughter of jazz legend...