First broadcast date: 15 February 2018
London based jazz label 22a present the Brownwood Basement show, bringing together extended family and acts close to their hearts for a session of live music and discussion.
Tenderlonious and Dennis Ayler join the dots in between with exclusives and new music from around the globe.
Find out the energy of EABS and magic collaboration between EABS and Tenderlonious ahead of their joint performance at TRC on 16 February 2018.
All photography by Martin Eito.
22a boss, producer, saxophonist and latter day flute enthusiast, Tenderlonious bridges jazz, house and beats with restless ease, with his ensemble projects Ruby Rushton and 22archestra. He took a trip to Poland and was inspired by the energy and creativity of the Polish jazz world, and channels that in this weeks Brownswood Basement session.
Tenderlonious-led group jazz quintet Ruby Rushton, perform the first of two live sets, premiering two new tracks scheduled for release in 2018.
After a whirlwind 2017 in which they released two new albums to critical acclaim, Trudi’s Songbook: Volume Two was nominated for ‘Best Jazz Album of the Year’ at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards.
Electro-Acoustic Beat Session, AKA EABS, are leading the Polish jazz renaissance, blending hip-hop, jungle, funk, gospel and electronic music to add a futuristic tone to their brand of jazz. The septet use sampling and looping, merged with jazz improvisations. They perform live to showcase the best of Polish jazz.
Astigmatic Records is an independent vinyl label specialising in Polish jazz, funk and psych rock records. Label bosses Lukasz Wojciechowski and Sebastian Jóźwiak chat to their signees EABS about the jazz scene in Poland.
Tom Armstrong (The Move)
Founder of independent print magazine The Move, Tom Armstrong passes through to discuss the publication as well as give his thoughts on the current scene in London.