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Jazz News (April 2017)

    Love Supreme Festival have announced another selection of artists who will be appearing at the festival this July. They include Kamasi Washington, and Camilla George Quartet whose highly-acclaimed debut album Isang was followed by a successful tour of the UK. Also announced were Corinne Bailey Rae, Kansas Smitty’s House Band, D’Influence and Mica…

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Paul Richards Interview

Tell us about how you first got into playing music.     “Initially as a young lad, I was influenced by many guitarists such as Hendrix, Angus Young, John Williams and more which got me interested in both rock and classical guitar. I played a bit in my early years but was into the 90's Rave…

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Album Review: Paul Richards – Episodes

The Paul Richards Trio Episodes   Paul Richards – guitar Steve Thompson – bass Tony Shepherd – drums   cdbaby.com/cd/thepaulrichardstrio2 www.paulrichardsguitar.com       Just as Philadelphia produced great saxophonists and New Orleans incubated any number of wonderful trumpeters, so Wrexham seems to have something going on for guitarists; gypsy jazz supremo Gary Potter is a…

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Album Review: Paul Richards Trio – Empatia

 Paul Richards Trio: Empatia    This album features a number of compositions by Brazilian guitarist Baden Powell as well as ones by João Pernambuco, one of the originators  of the Brazilian chorro style, popular in Brazil in the 1920s and 1930s.     There are also compositions from other South American guitarists/composers such as Argentinian Jorge…

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Live Review: Paul Richards Latin Trio at The Verdict

Paul Richards Latin Trio The Verdict, Brighton Saturday 21st June          Launching his new album, Empatia, guitarist Paul Richards displayed his deep love of South American music performing a mixture of Brazilian choros, bossa novas and sambas, along with other South American compositions  such as Milongo by Argentinian guitarist Jorge Cardoso and La…

Review of 2013

We asked musicians and jazz fans across Sussex for their highlights from 2013.   Charlie Anderson Drummer and vibes player Charlie Anderson is the editor-in-chief of Sussex Jazz Magazine. What was your highlight of 2013? The biggest highlight for me, other than starting up Sussex Jazz Magazine, was the Love Supreme Festival in July. Seeing…

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Jam Sessions: The Brunswick, Hove

Guitarist Paul Richards has been running the jazz jam session at The Brunswick in Hove since July 2010 and says “It’s good that Phil [the owner] agreed to put it on and a lot of the time he is at the back listening and doing the sound”.     I asked Paul about the wide variety…