Tag: jazz

J-Treole - Minor Details CD [Demo]

J-Treole – Minor Details CD [Demo]

J-Treole are a quartet from the London area who fuse Jazz and Hip-Hop to create a fresh, live-sounding mix on their debut CD, entitled "Minor Details". Immediate comparisons may initially and inevitably focus upon the influence of Philadelphia act The Roots, who arguably invented the concept of a rapper backed up by a live band - if, that is, one may ignore for a second the influence of earlier pioneers such as Gil Scott-Heron.

Soweto Kinch

Soweto Kinch – Biography

An award winning alto-saxophonist, Soweto Kinch is one of the most exciting and versatile young musicians on the British Jazz (& also hip hop) scene. The Kinch, self taught with a love of hip hop, weaves an entangling web of spoken word, rap and jazz sax and whilst his music is firmly rooted in jazz, Soweto has been deeply influenced by artists such as De La Soul, The Roots and Q Tip.