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02
Nottingham Jazz Orchestra Sixes and Severns
04 :27
03
Billy Jenkins & The Voice of God Collective High Street/Saturday
05 :26
04
London Jazz IV Death Is Near
03 :17
05
Graham Collier Darius
09 :41
06
Spot the Zebra Living Planet
06 :32
07
Quincicasm Trent Park Song
07 :24
08
Poliphony Cameo
04 :28
09
Lori Vambe Drumsong (One)
06 :54
10
Frank Evans The Bistro Kid
04 :24
12
Indiana Highway We Three Kings
03 :52
13
Walsall Youth Jazz The Dragon
04 :50
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TITLE
A New Life: Private, Independent and Youth Jazz in Great Britain 1966-1990
FORMAT
2LP

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CATALOG #
JMAN 075LP JMAN 075LP
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RELEASE DATE
6/23/2015

Gatefold double LP version. Limited to 1000 copies. Thought you knew about British jazz? Think again. Diving into the unknown world of the private pressing, Jazzman Records presents some of the rarest and wildest British jazz ever recorded! The major stars of British jazz such as Stan Tracey, Michael Garrick, and Joe Harriott are now rightly recognized as the giants they were, and the legendary Brit jazz recordings of the 1960s are amongst the most highly-prized of all collectable records. But what happened to jazz in the UK when the recording industry lost faith in it? A New Life is the first survey of British jazz labels and musicians that went their own way in the 1970s, bringing to the light the unknown indie gems and outsider private pressings that let jazz musicians keep the faith into the 1980s. From the time-bending spirit music of London's Lori Vambe to the psych-jazz of Birmingham's Poliphony, via Spot the Zebra's jazz dedication to David Attenborough and Indiana Highway's modal Christmas carolling, A New Life chronicles a compelling selection of lost and obscure jewels of the British jazz underground. Compiled by Francis Gooding and Duncan Brooker (the team responsible for the acclaimed Next Stop Soweto series), and presented with comprehensive and detailed liner notes with pictures and information on each track, created from interviews with the musicians involved, A New Life is the first major British jazz collection since Gilles Peterson's Impressed series (2002-2004), and the first ever to shed light on the forgotten legacy of independent, regional, and experimental Brit jazz. All tracks fully licensed and digitally restored. Also includes tracks by Joy, Nottingham Jazz Orchestra, Billy Jenkins & The Voice of God Collective, London Jazz IV, Graham Collier, Quincicasm, Frank Evans, Edge, Walsall Youth Jazz.