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Superb violinist and singer Seonaid Aitken’s latest album Chasing Sakura 🌸🌸 is an absolute delight. Here’s a review FM (of Scottish Jazz Space) did for London Jazz News.

https://londonjazznews.com/2022/05/04/seonaid-aitken-ensemble-chasing-sakura/
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Roberto Bonati / Tor Yttredal – Some Red Some Yellow: An album of understated beauty.

The UK having now departed the European Union, it feels more important than ever for those of us here in…
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Extrovert composer-trombonist Alex Paxton has recently been running, with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, workshops for young composers. However, he is equally at home in the jazz idiom; would that he might some day collaborate with jazzers here in Scotland.. Here is SJS’s (under my name FM) review in London Jazz News of his latest, completely marvelous album, Music For Bosch People.

https://londonjazznews.com/2021/07/01/alex-paxton-music-for-bosch-people/
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‘That Which Has Remained…That Which Will Emerge…’, a thought-provoking & moving new album from composer, improvisor & percussionist, Austrian-American Lukas Ligeti. Reviewed here in today’s London Jazz News by Scottish Jazz Space (under my name, FM).

https://londonjazznews.com/2021/04/29/lukas-ligeti-that-which-has-remainedthat-which-will-emerge/