Tag Archives: Chip Wickham

AMANDA WHITING-AFTER DARK.

Amanda Whiting-After Dark. Label: Jazzman Records. Format: CD. Nowadays, Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby are regarded as two of the greatest jazz harpists. Their music was ambitious and innovative and has influenced and inspired several generations of musicians.  This includes Welsh jazz harpist Amanda Whiting whose music has undoubtably been influenced by the two jazz …

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SPIRITUAL JAZZ 13: NOW! PART ONE.

Spiritual Jazz 13: Now! Part One. Label: Jazzman Records. Format: CD. Little did anyone at Jazzman Records know when they released Spiritual Jazz (Esoteric, Modal and Deep Jazz From The Underground 1968-77) in 2008, that this was the first instalment in what would become their longest-running and most successful compilation series. Over the next thirteen …

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BEST NEW ALBUMS OF 2017-PART 2.

Best New Albums Of 2017-Part 2. Ben Lukas Boysen and Sebastian Plano-Everything. Label: Erased Tapes Records. When it came for games designer David O’Reilly to commission composers to produce the score for Everything, he turned to German composers Ben Lukas Boysen and Sebastian Plano who were tasked with producing a sprawling four-hour, immersive soundtrack. This would …

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CHIP WICKHAM-LA SOMBRA.

CHIP WICKHAM-LA SOMBRA. Manchester like Glasgow, Liverpool and London is regarded as one of Britain’s musical cities. That has been the case for over fifty years. During that period, Manchester has always had a vibrant, thriving and eclectic music scene. One man who has been a familiar face on the Manchester music scene is reed …

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