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Peggy Lee’s Echo Painting

By |September 22nd, 2018|Bill's Picks, NEW RELEASES & STAFF PICKS|

Peggy Lee and her ten piece band of Vancouver instrumental stalwarts have made a record for the ages. Walking the same inspiring path as Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra, this band has found the beautiful spaces between jazz, folk and soundtrack music. Amongst the soaring saxophones, trumpet, violin, and pedal steel - and of course the leader's soulful cello - [...]

INNA DE YARD: The Soul Of Jamaica

By |August 2nd, 2017|NEW RELEASES & STAFF PICKS|

"To hear one of the best roots reggae albums to come out of Kingston, Jamaica, this spring, you have to drive a long way from Trench Town. In fact, you have to leave the city altogether and head up high into the mountains that surround it..." "The fruits of these sessions can be heard on Soul of Jamaica, a new [...]