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Walter Smith III CD reviewed

Still Casual (self-released)
Walter Smith III

I’m not sure quite how to take the title of tenor saxophonist Walter Smith III’s latest album, which was released today.

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Review: Walter Smith III

It’s always wonderful to hear jazz’s high-concept records, just as it’s wonderful to watch a Fellini film, or see a Pollock retrospective. Jazz is art, and there are musicians out there – from Vijay Iyer to Mark Turner to The Bad Plus – who manage to remind us of that without sapping the music of its energy and vitality, just as there have always been. 866 more words

Jonathan Wertheim

Gandalf's Fist release details of forthcoming album

The Cumbrian based prog outfit have released details of their new album A Forest of Fey, to be released in the Autumn.

The album features guest performances from Troy Donockley, John Mitchell, Dave Oberle, Clive Nolan and Matt Stevens more