Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital

Lloyd Bradley


for so long as humans were migrating to London, so has their song. a vital hyperlink to domestic, tune additionally has the ability to form groups in excellent methods. Black tune has been a part of London's panorama because the First global battle, while the Southern Syncopated Orchestra introduced jazz to the capital. Following the wave of Commonwealth immigration, its sounds and types took up place of dwelling to develop into the basis of the city's adolescence tradition. feels like London tells the tale of the tune and the larger-than-life characters making it, touring from Soho jazz golf equipment to Brixton blues events to King's move warehouse raves to the streets of Notting Hill - and onto sound structures in all places. in addition to a trip in the course of the musical historical past of London, seems like London is set the shaping of a urban, and in flip the entire kingdom, via song. members contain Eddy supply, Osibisa, Russell Henderson, Dizzee Rascal and Trevor Nelson, with an creation by way of Soul2Soul's Jazzie B.

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