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Julian Argüelles – Tetra

(Whirlwind Recordings) Tetra is both the name of the album and of this working quartet which has seen Midlands-born saxophonist Julian Argüelles (he cut his teeth with Walsall Jazz Orchestra) enlist musicians from a younger generation: Kit Downes on piano,… Read More ›

Emilia Mårtensson – Ana

(Babel BDV14126) “Close your eyes before you open up your mind.” Words of advice to Swedish singer Emilia Mårtensson from her Slovenian grandmother, Ana, and a useful tip for us as well as we listen to Mårtensson’s second album. Ana… Read More ›