THE DIME NOTES
Hot swinging stomps and blueses from London's most stylish vintage jazz band.
Led by the celebrated partnership of clarinetist David Horniblow and Portland pianist Andrew Oliver and propelled by a knockout rhythm section Dave Kelbie and Tom Wheatley. Stomps, Blueses and hard-swinging numbers from the revolutionary and controversial early jazz repertoire.
SUNDAY TIMES UK
Lovingly curated examples of great music from the ancestral repertoire of jazz
JAZZ DA GAMA US
Swings from start to finish
JUST JAZZ UK
laid-back swing and clever interplay makes their music feel fresh and vibrant
JAZZ SOCIETY OF OREGON US
TCHA LIMBERGER'S KALOTASZEG TRIO
Laments, Czardas’ and Szaporas from the Transylvanian region of Kalotaszeg with the beautiful voice and violin playing of Tcha Limberger.
JOHN ETHERIDGE & VIMALA ROWE
Legendary guitarist John Etheridge joins forces with sensational new vocal star Vimala Rowe, effortlessly travelling musically from India to Africa, Middle East and the USA.
SUNDAY TIMES - A rare mix of visceral emotion and jazzy intelligence
THE ARTS DESK - Vimala Rowe is Sensational
KISS FM - A captivating and seemingly effortless soulful voice
LONDON JAZZ NEWS - Immensely soulful, powerful performance
THE GUARDIAN - This beautiful album
THE ARTS DESK - John Etheridge demonstrates awesome authority every time he touches the guitar
Tcha Limberger explores the wonders of Greek music present in Istanbul (Konstantinoupolis) and Smyrne (Asia Minor) at the beginning of the 20th century before Rebetiko
Traditional manouche songs, Django Reinhardt classics, jazz songs, a sprinkle of Brazilian Choro music and original music
DON VAPPIE AND LE JAZZ CREOLE
Creole influenced New Orleans music - early jazz and Creole songs to the R&B of the mid-1900’s.
TCHA LIMBERGER'S BUDAPEST GYPSY ORCHESTRA
Tcha Limberger's exceptional performances with his electrifying band of Budapest musicians have caused a sensation wherever they’ve performed.
With no other band of this style on the scene today this smart recreation of 19th Century Budapest’s great era of Magyar Nota music is one of a kind. Defiantly passionate, intense, mournful, melodramatic and shocking in turn!
The polymath virtuoso Tcha Limberger is the king of gypsy music - SUNDAY TIMES UK
Tcha Limberger seems to be made entirely out of music - THE OBSERVER UK
He plays Hungarian music so well, that he is able to perform with the greatest Hungarian musicians and even among them he gives a brilliant performance - ROBY LAKATOS
JOHN ETHERIDGE'S SWEET CHORUS
Features John’s guitar work and the violin of Chris Garrick. A relationship described as one of the most potent in European jazz.
TCHA LIMBERGER TRIO
Guitar mastery, swinging Reinhardt classics mix with traditional western European Gypsy repertoire. With occasional guest Mozes Rosenberg.
LES VIOLONS DE BRUXELLES
Best string players in the Belgian jazz scene with a fresh and original take on the string orchestra!
EVAN CHRISTOPHER'S DJANGO A LA CREOLE
Rhythms of New Orleans, the Caribbean and Brazil European with European Gypsy swing. Clarinettist, Evan Christopher is possibly the world’s finest clarinetist. He combines virtuosity and immaculate taste with a strong root in New Orleans jazz. Elegant and impassioned, Evan’s style is steeped in the tradition of early jazz masters such as Sidney Bechet, Jimmie Noone, and Barney Bigard. With guitarists Don Vappie and Dave Kelbie, and bassist Sebastien Girardot, he celebrates the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt and enlivens swing-era classics with fresh interpretations and virtuosic improvisation.
SUNDAY TIMES top 10 jazz albums of 2014
DAILY TELEGRAPH top 30 jazz albums of 2014
THE SCOTSMAN top 10 jazz albums of 2014
CTLIVE top 10 jazz albums of 2014
OFFBEAT MAGAZINE top 50 Louisiana Album Releases Of 2014
JAZZTIMES top 50 CDs of 2014
Annual Jazz Critics Poll 2014
THE KORA BAND
Integrating the traditional 21-string harp from West Africa, into a jazz context, bringing together two musical traditions with historical connections.
FAPY LAFERTIN AND LEJAZZ
the most celebrated Gypsy guitarist of the last 30 years and widely recognised as the heir to Django Reinhardt’s crown.
One of the finest violinists in the jazz world and Inspired by Jazz swing legends such as Charlie Christian Benny Goodman and blues artists like BB King.
Featuring numerous high profile musicians surely the best of the European bands performing music of the Balkan peninsula.
GEORGE WASHINGMACHINE QUARTET
When it comes to knuckle-busting feats on a violin, George doesn’t play second fiddle to anyone.