Robert Glasper @ RNCM, 8 Aug 2015 for Manchester Jazz Festival

There’s plenty to savour at this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival, which runs from 31 July – 9 August. A quick scan of proceedings reveals Bugalu Foundation, Son Yambu with DJ

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Fabiano do Nascimento, Forró Brasil from debut LP Dança dos Tempos

Dança dos Tempos is the debut full length album from dynamic Brazilian guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento, featuring Airto Moreira on percussion. Amazing, soulful, playful sounds. Get some background info from

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Manchester: Endless City turns one

  Purveyors of great taste since day one, Endless City reach their first birthday with a celebration at the Mint Lounge. Mind On Fire local legend Dan Nation is spinning,

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Jazzman’s Spiritual Jazz Vol 6 is an all vocal affair

    This time around, Jazzman focus on jazz vocals dating from 1960 to 1986. The Spiritual Jazz series follows the experiences of the genre as it came about in

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Matthew Halsall’s Fletcher Moss Park receives vinyl pressing

#matthewhalsall A photo posted by Agent J (@jamiegroovement) on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:10am PST Matthew’s recent album, When The World Was One, saw a vinyl pressing upon release (a

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Download: The Beatfonics Crew x Lonnie Liston Smith

Lonnie Liston Smith – Session Vol.9 by The Beatfonics Crew   Initially known for their Delfonics project, the Beatfonics crew have since released a host of beat tapes, including last

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Download: The final Mecca:83 album – Ain’t Done Too Bad ft Jneiro Jarel, Kan Sano, Doc Mastermind, Buscrates & more

“If there’s a running theme through all the music i’ve done, it’s positivity: I’ve always tried to make music that makes people feel good. I’ve never really been about dark

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Youngblood Brass Band and In The Loop – Monday 20 October @ Band on the Wall, Manchester

We’re chuffed to be doing an hour’s warm up for the bad boys of jazz this coming Monday… As a Groovement reader, you’re entitled to a £10 cheap list! Just

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9OCT14 // Endless City returns with guest Bloodboy of This City Is Ours

Thursday sees the return of beats and arts night Endless City, making its debut at the former Unity Radio Bassment club, now known as 1 Primrose Street. The sound system

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Preview: Strut compile Sun Ra and his Arkestra – In The Orbit Of Ra

A perfect jumping on point for those unfamiliar with Sun Ra’s work and a fitting archive for longtime fans, In The Orbit Of Ra is released on double CD, double

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