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Sons of Kemet

Sons of Kemet

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The new cool: how Kamasi, Kendrick and co gave jazz a new groove

Essay by John Lewis, The Guardian, 6 October 2016

A generation of jazz musicians has grown up with hip-hop in its blood. The result is the thrilling reinvention of a genre that has been ...

Add some township jive! How London's jazz scene set itself apart

Profile and Interview by John Lewis, The Guardian, 27 May 2020

The city's young jazz community has flourished by drawing on everything from hip-hop to calypso and highlife, creating a unique cosmopolitan sound. ...

see also Shabaka Hutchings

see also The Comet is Coming

see also Smile, The


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