Weekly Gina Radar Playlist

Weekly Gina Radar Playlist

Gina has just issued her latest, weekly 60-minute playlist of new music. Starting off with a third track from the upcoming album “Deliria” by Alex Puddu, due September 16th, “Champagne e Giochi di Coppia” is a remarkable slice of early 80s soul, sung in Italian. Esperanza Spalding has teamed up with the legendary Milton Nascimento….

Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Below Dawn
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Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Below Dawn

Five years after her wonderful debut “Cage & Aviary”, singer, songwriter and musician Bryony Jarman-Pinto is back with “Below Dawn”, released last Friday. The album is available on limited vinyl too and features a bonus instrumental track. The London-based singer opens this majestic opus with the very Angela Bofill GRP-ish “Water Come”, a beautiful, healing,…

Arooj Aftab – Whiskey

Arooj Aftab – Whiskey

Pakistani singer, composer, and producer Arooj Aftab has just released her second single from her upcoming Verve album “Night Reign”, which will be released on May 31st. On the wistful, harp-induced “Whiskey” and most of the other tracks on the album, she explores themes of the night and dedicates the whole album to it. I…

RADIOHOP – All We Do
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RADIOHOP – All We Do

So the four guys from Amsterdam-based RADIOHOP just released their debut album “All We Do”. Coming from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the biggest and most diverse conservatory in the Netherlands, the group has this great mixture of jazz, hiphop, soul, and fusion and is pretty beat-oriented which makes them one of the hottest new groups…

ELBJAZZ 2024 in Hamburg

ELBJAZZ 2024 in Hamburg

Hamburg’s brilliant ELBJAZZ Festival has just completed its programme for this year. It’s been a while since my last visit back in 2015! The festival will take place on June 7th and 8th at the impressive Hamburg harbor, with additional shows at Elbphilharmonie. There will also be a workshop for families with kids aged 6…

XJAZZ! Festival 2024

XJAZZ! Festival 2024

One of the finest jazz festivals in Europe, Berlin’s XJazz! Festival, returns in early May. From May 6th to 12th, well-established and lesser-known acts will grace the stages in Kreuzberg, with all venues within walking distance. Starting on May 6th, Nala Sinephro and her meditative fusion of jazz, folk and field recordings get things moving…