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Can you imagine that Old Friends, New Grooves (2021) is already the sixth album of the formation Under The Lake? The release that started it all was Dive In (1993), soon followed by Up For Air (1995). After a long hiatus the group re-established again to People Together (2017), Jazz, Groove & Attitude (2018), and Your Horizon Too (2020). 


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Guitarist Marc Antoine has dedicated his new album Something About Her to his wife Rebeca Vega. Both have known each other for 25 years now and boast of their unchanged love. By the way, they met for the first time during a Spanish TV show, where Marc had a guest appearance as a guitarist, while Rebeca performed as a dancer.. 
 

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Saxophonist, composer, arranger Fulvio Palese studied saxophone at the Conservatory of Lecce and is a PhD in philosophy at the University of Salento. He is currently professor of jazz saxophone at the "T. Schipa" Conservatory of Lecce, teacher of saxophone at the Liceo Musicale "G. Palmieri" of Lecce, and at the DAMUS Academy of Lecce and the comprehensive "I. Calvino "di Alliste and teacher of improvisation and jazz ensemble music at the" Amici della musica "Association of Presicce.


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Jazz pianist Steve Hunt has linked his musical agenda to jazz. Steve attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he is still an instructor. He studied with concert pianist Albert Hirsh, jazz pianist Sid Davis and Lyle Mays. He performed and toured with Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Angela Bofill, Tom Brown, and Allan Holdsworth.

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For something a little different, give a listen to pianist Isamu McGregor’s Resonance (Ghost Note Records, 2017). The music moves from breathtaking to symphonic to placid to hard-charging.


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Morning Dance

That opening riff. Hear that, and you know what's coming.


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 If you have been a fan of British jazz-funk and soul music for more than twenty years, you’ll know Shakatak. And if you know Shakatak, you’ll know George Anderson – he’s been holding down the low end since the early 80’s.


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