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NightShift - Say It

NightShift return to The Queen of Hoxton this Saturday (24/10) for the launch of their new EP, Say It. The product of a summer writing, recording and performing, it’s a statement of where they’ve come as well as hint of the direction in which they’re heading. 299 more words


Saturday Night Tunes: Money Jungle

It’s a testament to the majestic abilities of Duke Ellington as a composer and a musician that Money Jungle works as well as it does. Compared to his two sidemen, Charles Mingus on bass and Max Road on drums, Ellington was, by 1962 when this album was recorded, very much an elder statesman on the jazz scene. 435 more words

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Duke Ellington - Money Jungle

1963 Duke Ellington’s post-bop record Money Jungle is widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz records of all time. It’s a classic that puts together Ellington, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus to create something truly special. 257 more words


Terri Lyne Carrington - Money Jungle

Grammy-winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington has been haunted by Duke Ellington. More to the point, she’s been haunted since first hearing a recording she picked up in a discount bin around 2003. 241 more words

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