Nubya Garcia

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    Saxophonist Nubya Garcia—who recently issued Source (Concord Jazz), her debut as a bandleader—often is referred to affectionately as the “queen” or “empress” by British broadcasters, journalists and fans.

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    Saxophonist Nubya Garcia performs at the 2018 Melbourne Jazz Festival, one of many large-scale events pivoting online because of the pandemic.

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    Norah Jones is slated to appear Aug. 7 at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.

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    With the release of Nérija’s full-length debut, Blume (Domino), saxophonist Nubya Garcia’s career pushes on to a new stage.

    Nubya Garcia in Full ‘Blume’

    Nubya Garcia exhibits spectacular leader instincts, but she thrives in collaborative settings.

    Making her New York…

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    Trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey performs in both Kokoroko and Nérija, groups that recently issued debut EPs indebted to jazz, Afrobeat and more.

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    Since the 1980s, London-based DJ and record label founder Gilles Peterson has been a force in music. The first installment of his We Our Here festival is set to run Aug. 15–18 in Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, U.K.

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    Theon Cross’ instrument enables the bandleader to consider his attack from a unique vantage point, the tuba’s relative obsolescence in contemporary music alleviating him from the burden of comparison.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label issued previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    The Roundhouse hosts events, like the Love Supreme Jazz Festival and the London Jazz Festival, that feature performers from outside of the UK.

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    Each of Shabaka Hutchings’ ensembles showcases a different musical sensibility of the bandleader.

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    We Our Here album cover

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    Emma-Jean Thackray began her life as a musician in a Yorkshire brass band.

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    Starting Today, keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones’ debut on Brownswood Recordings, is out May 4.

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    Through her music, saxophonist Nubya Garcia explores her West Indian heritage.

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    Drummer Moses Boyd (left), saxophonist Nubya Garcia and tuba player Theon Cross contributed to the forthcoming album We Out Here, on Brownswood Recordings.


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