Jazz Diary \\ Great things happening in September

3rd September 2019
September always means hot releases; here’s the albums and live shows to look out for in September.
Kinkajous throw their long-awaited album launch

5 September

At Pickle Factory, hotly emerging Kinkajous will celebrate the release of their debut record, ‘Hidden Lines’. Gilles Peterson called it a “brilliant album”. We whole-heartedly agree. 

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We get a heavy-weight debut from pianist Ashley Henry

6 September 

Featuring huge collabs from the likes of Makaya McCraven, Theo Croker and Grammy award winning Keyon Harrold, ‘Beautiful Vinyl Hunter’ is an incredibly confident debut album from Ashley Henry via Sony. Check out ‘Dark Honey (4TheStorm)’, recorded during the CHICAGOxLONDON sessions. 

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Cop a never before heard Miles Davis album, ‘Rubberband’

6 September

Another big release set for 6 September, a never before Miles Davis record will drop. Back in the 80s, it was originally going to feature guests such as Al Jarreau and Chaka Khan, but the album was shelved, and Miles began ‘Tutu’. Now Ledisi, Lalah Hathaway and Randy Hall feature. This album is a glimpse into a Miles we’re yet to see. 

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Jelly Cleaver takes us to the Tuck Shop

12 September

Quirky singer-songwriter Jelly Cleaver is inspired by Jazz and folk when it comes to writing songs about self-discovery and activism. She plays Tuck Shop on 12 September. 

Binker Golding reveals his solo project

18 September

Binker Golding of Binker and Moses reveals the debut album for his solo project at Ronnie Scott’s, joined by Sarah Tandy (piano), Dan Casimir (bass) and Sam Jones (drums). Look out for his album, ‘Abstractions of reality past & incredible feathers’. 

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Strike for climate change justice

Not Jazz, just important; “How do we learn to work for a future that doesn’t exist?” is the question asked on this strike, with millions expected to march from Parliament Square in London. 

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Shabaka Hutchings throws a festival 

21 September

What happens when one of the most celebrated artists in Jazz curates a festival? Elders play with newcomers and workshops and talks run throughout the day. Keep an eye on tickets for Shabaka Hutchings‘ One Fest. 

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