Marking the welcome return of a unique and whimsical 1974 album debut for Kevin Ayers' London apartment's landlady, this is Lady's June's 'Linguistic Leprosy'.
Sound-tracking sunshine, post-pandemic, check out red hot single “Summertime Reggae Rule” courtesy of two cult names from the 80s and beyond! Mixed and mastered by award-winning Klaus Bohlmann with drums by Charlie Morgan (Elton John Band, Tina Turner, Kate Bush et al) “Summertime Reggae Rule” gets revved up for the season courtesy of Vix Fuzzbox.
On the reissue of Neil Ardley’s 1973-recorded compendium of compositions by Mike Taylor, we look back with Dave Gelly at the only too brief life of one modern British jazz’s most original, if elusive masters …
The 'Syd Barrett of jazz,' British composer, pianist, songwriter, Mike Taylor died tragically young, leaving just two albums, as well as co-writes with Ginger Baker for Cream’s Wheels Of Fire album, to his name. Taken from Neil Ardley’s master tapes, this is their critically-acclaimed tribute to a master of his art by friends and colleagues, themselves representing a cross-section of the cream of modern British jazz talent of the day.