Black to the Future is the fourth album by Sons of Kemet, featuring Shabaka Hutchings on tenor saxophone, clarinet, and bass clarinet, Theon Cross on tuba, and both Eddie Hick and Tom Skinner on drums and percussion. It was released May 14, 2021, on Impulse! Records and recorded in 2020 during the weeks that followed the death of George Floyd.Read More
What to expect in Jazz during this month? You will find here our selection “Jazz May 2021” of albums already released or to be released this month (What to Wait For?). 10 albums – or EPs, or Singles – that got our full attention and should be worth your time.
A playlist with one track per selected album is available at the end of the post.Read More
Listen to the Spotify playlist “Best of jazz – year 2021 (so far)” with tracks updated every week helping to spot and discover what could be the best jazz tracks and albums of the year.
In the meantime, we select every month 10 new releases you can discover hereafter (What’s New), and added just after (Best Jazz 2021 (so far)) the 10 best albums of 2021 so far. Edit: 2021 is already amazingly good, after 6 months only, the 10 selected albums are definitely worth a full-year selection.Read More