Welcome back to a fresh new week and a brand new mixtape to sink your ears into this morning.
Today we delve into an hour of London and Chicago’s genre-pushing jazz scenes, ahead of CHICAGOXLONDON at Total Refreshment Centre on 18 & 19 October.
CHICAGOXLONDON will see more than 20 Jazz musicians from Chicago and London come together for 2 nights this October at TRC, featuring Makaya McCraven, Theon Cross Trio and Ashley Henry & the RE: Ensemble amongst many more. Makaya will present a different line-up on each night, featuring some of London’s most prolific jazz musicians.
This mixtape was curated by Tina Edwards, founder of digital platform EZH (FKA Jazz Standard). EZH curate the best new Jazz-centric releases, sliding into electronica, hiphop and world. Check out their site for features, think pieces and reviews, listen to their award-nominated Mixcloud show and catch a vibe with founder Tina Edwards on Worldwide FM.
Makaya McCraven – The Jaunt
Mo Kolours – Meroe
Bottle Tree – What Are You Wearing
Dan Casimir – Escapee M
Joe Armon Jones & Maxwell Owin – Tanner’s Tango feat. Nubya Garcia
Binker and Moses – Gifts From The Vibrations Of Light
Makaya McCraven – Butterscotch
Theon Cross Trio – Aspirations
Jeff Parker – Cliche
Hear In Now – Requiem for Charlie Haden
Jaimie Branch – Waltzer
Ashley Henry – St Anne’s
Oscar Jerome – 2 Sides
Radius – Free Jazz From A Blackbox (RAWS:Chicago)