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Jazz Is Dead assembles the greats for 11th compilation
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Jazz Is Dead assembles the greats for 11th compilation

Jazz Is Dead welcomes its eleventh edition with Tony Allen, Lonnie Linston Smith, and Jean Carne under the direction of Californian multi-instrumentalist producer Adrian Younge and founding member of A Tribe Called Quest, Ali Shaheed […]

Jazz Is Dead enrolls Gary Bartz
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Jazz Is Dead enrolls Gary Bartz

At the age of 80, the American alto saxophonist has lost none of his creative energy. The spirit of his incessant musical quest is found in the spirit of the label launched by the two […]

Jazz-funk legend Doug Carn features on Jazz is Dead 005
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Jazz‑funk legend Doug Carn features on Jazz is Dead 005

Black Jazz Records’ biggest hit of the 70’s … jazz-funk organist Doug Carn joins Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. This new collaboration with the founders of the Jazz is Dead label – Californian producer […]

Rema’s “Alien” samples smooth jazz of Lonnie Linston Smith
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Rema’s “Alien” samples smooth jazz of Lonnie Linston Smith

The trap inspired track from Nigeria’s most exciting superstar finds its roots in a 20th century American jazz innovator. 

Roy Ayers announces new studio album with Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad
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Roy Ayers announces new studio album with Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad

African-American legend Roy Ayers makes his big comeback accompanied by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on the album Roy Ayers: Jazz Is Dead 002 scheduled for June 19th.

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5 albums to discover this week
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5 albums to discover this week

Our week’s selection includes Malian diva Oumou Sangaré’s fusion album, Pierre Kwenders’ hommage to Papa Wemba, KMRU & Aho Ssan reveal an explosive album, Congolese rumba is revisited under an experimental rock lens and Okmalumkoolkat takes a hip-hop detour from gqom.

8 albums you should listen to this week
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8 albums you should listen to this week

Benkadi Praktika After five years spent in West Africa, French producer and DJ Jérôme Fouqueray, better known as Praktika, has released his debut album Benkadi. It is a record shaped by encounters with musicians, human […]

Adrian Younge celebrates Black History Month with album, podcast and short film
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Adrian Younge celebrates Black History Month with album, podcast and short film

Adrian Younge’s most ambitious and deeply personal project to-date. The exceptional Adrian Younge is embarking on an eminently political project: the deconstruction of racism in the United States. The Californian has a knack for wonderfully […]