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Soul Jazz Records’ new album Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown brings together many of the ground-breaking artists involved in the new jazz scene that has developed in the UK over the last few years. Featured artists include Matthew Halsall, Yazmin Lacey, Ill Considered, Tenderlonious, Theon Cross, Emma-Jean Thackray and many, many more in this ground-breaking release.

As well as sharing a pioneering spirit in these new artists’ approach to frontier-crossing musical boundaries, a further theme of this album is that many also share a determination to independent practices - and most of these artists’ recordings featured here are either self-published or released on independent labels. While the attention of this new wave of jazz artists has up until now has been London-based, this album shows how this movement is spread across the whole of Britain (and indeed beyond).

Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown shows that while there is commonality in these artists approach to music, there is a wide variety of styles – from deep spiritual jazz, electronic experimentalisation, punk-edged funk, uplifting modal righteousness, deep soulful vocals and much more. It features Yazmin Lace, Emma-Jean Thackray, Nat Birchall, Makaya McCraven, Pokus, Matthew Halsall and The Gondwana Orchestra and more.

Soul Jazz Records’ new release comes as a superb one-off pressing special deluxe triple album edition which comes with a bonus limited-edition single, a standard triple album, and a deluxe double CD pack. This album also comes with extensive sleevenotes, artist interviews and exclusive photography.

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Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown

Soul Jazz
Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
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£14.99

Deluxe Double CD.

Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

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Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
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£32.99

Deluxe Triple Vinyl with Bonus 7".

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Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

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Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
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£29.99

Standard Triple Vinyl.

Black
Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

SJRLP455

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Various

Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown

Soul Jazz
Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
CDx2

£14.99

Deluxe Double CD.

Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

SJRCD455

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
LPx3 +

£32.99

Deluxe Triple Vinyl with Bonus 7".

Black
Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

SJRLP455-7

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Album artwork for Kaleidoscope - New Spirits Known and Unknown by Various
LPx3

£29.99

Standard Triple Vinyl.

Black
Released 24/07/2020Catalogue Number

SJRLP455

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Soul Jazz Records’ new album Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown brings together many of the ground-breaking artists involved in the new jazz scene that has developed in the UK over the last few years. Featured artists include Matthew Halsall, Yazmin Lacey, Ill Considered, Tenderlonious, Theon Cross, Emma-Jean Thackray and many, many more in this ground-breaking release.

As well as sharing a pioneering spirit in these new artists’ approach to frontier-crossing musical boundaries, a further theme of this album is that many also share a determination to independent practices - and most of these artists’ recordings featured here are either self-published or released on independent labels. While the attention of this new wave of jazz artists has up until now has been London-based, this album shows how this movement is spread across the whole of Britain (and indeed beyond).

Kaleidoscope – New Spirits Known and Unknown shows that while there is commonality in these artists approach to music, there is a wide variety of styles – from deep spiritual jazz, electronic experimentalisation, punk-edged funk, uplifting modal righteousness, deep soulful vocals and much more. It features Yazmin Lace, Emma-Jean Thackray, Nat Birchall, Makaya McCraven, Pokus, Matthew Halsall and The Gondwana Orchestra and more.

Soul Jazz Records’ new release comes as a superb one-off pressing special deluxe triple album edition which comes with a bonus limited-edition single, a standard triple album, and a deluxe double CD pack. This album also comes with extensive sleevenotes, artist interviews and exclusive photography.