Jazz as it used to be! The notorious four-piece hot swing jazz outfit reprising inter-war jazz numbers with verve, nerve, class, rakish banter and a Noel Coward-esque quality all of their own.
Toxique transects the music genres they play on the edge of retro pop, soul jazz, groove rock.
The legend says that they have clubbed together when washing test tubes in secret EURATOM laboratories. Can’t exclude it....
Others say that they have kicked ass with the experts from the Musical Enthusiasm Suppression Institute of the Prague Conservatory.
These intoxicated individuals with their side creative effects shook up the show business mill. Who will tell ...
"At the first listening Truculent, marking the minds and ears, in addition to the instrumental mastery of members, especially this place of freedom that give their music seems to escape, inventive improvisation. This envy that transparent rules out music, probably related to some be-bop influences. But nothing seems no longer be left to chance to get there, we certainly feel the many hours of rehearsals of the group to achieve this cohesion . Truculent members take their project to heart, and this is reflected in the quality of their records and their journey to date. "
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Gilad Atzmon (born June 9, 1963) is a jazz musician, author and anti-zionist activist, who was born in Israel and currently lives in exile in London, regarding himself as a Hebrew-speaking Palestinian. He was born a secular Israeli Jew in Tel Aviv, and trained at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem, where he learned to play soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. He also plays clarinet, sol, zurna and flute. He studied philosophy in Germany and moved to London at age 32.
SLIMEY THINGS, Australia's most amazing sci-fi pop band, were first sighted in the venues of Sydney's underground in 2001. This sextet of pseudo-pop psychos have a reputation for their infectious music and memorable,
"The Mingus Big Band is a jazz band, based in New York City, that specializes in the compositions of the late Charles Mingus. The band is managed by his widow, Sue Mingus. In addition to its weekly Monday night appearance at the Jazz Standard/Blue Smoke Barbecue in New York City, The Mingus Big Band also tours frequently in Europe and other parts of the world." The band are most notable for their very unique big band sound, which consists of many different parts all weaving around eack other to great effect.
Hindi Zahra is sounding like the musical child of Django Rheinhardt and Billie Holiday, the Paris-based Hindi is a captivating musician. Her song “Beautiful Tango” is a revelation—simple yet sophisticated, sparse yet emotive. It’s fresh even while it reverberates with history. This style continues in “Oursoul” and “Try.” A touch of hip-hop and soul influence, retaining the simple, downbeat understatement of her other songs while adding an almost ethereal quality.