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Gangstarr vs. The Jazzual Suspects (DJ Kumi Blend)

Despite a healthy number of hits on YouTube, it seems The Jazzual Suspects are so under the radar they’re almost undetectable as a collective. Thankfully DJ Mark Farina introduced many, including me, to their craft through the Mushroom Jazz series and now James “DJ Kumi” Alvarez has hand-picked their “This Beat” track for a blend incorporating Guru – it all makes for a seriously smooth three-something minutes.

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wun two – brown (Germany)

wun two ALWAYS comes in with that nice jazzy ish. I haven’t yet heard something from him which disappoints. Vibe out yo…

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The Sidesteps Quintet – 48 Hour With The Sidesteps Quintet (New Zealand)

Some dope Jazzy, soulful ish from downunder. The Sidesteps Quintet blends a multitude of genres for their inaugural release – and it’s nice as hell. Make sure you cop this.

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Oct 122012
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JND – Dust (U.K.)

A track from JND of Sinoptic Music’s Flame Griller. This track is real nice, with one of those solemn, jazzy piano beats and JND’s real smooth rhymes over the top. Features production from Says Who?, scratches from HashFinger and visuals from Major Kuts. JND’s debut solo album, Working Classics, is out beginning of November.

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Word Is Bond JAZZ! Now Open For Business And Welcoming Your Visit

So after yesterday’s announcement, we would like to invite you to come and pay a visit to the newly created WIB Jazz! New site; all Jazz. Get ready to be schooled on old, current and future Jazz acts with in depth articles, reviews, news and much more from BlackClassical (editor in chief) and his newly formed WIB Jazz crew. We’re REALLY proud of this one – the biggest thing we’ve done since Word Is Bond, and if you pay a visit you’ll see why.

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Robert Glasper – Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP

With the imminent release of Word Is Bond Jazz, it seems appropriate to acknowledge the release from one of the freshest names in Jazz right now. Robert Glasper’s Black Radio Recovered is the wonderful remix’d follow up to his critically acclaimed Black Radio, one of the best releases of 2012. Stream and purchase after the jump…

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The Word Is Bond JAZZ! New website dedicated to Jazz launching Oct. 11th

The Word Is Bond is all about Hip-Hop, right? So why are we talkin’ all that Jazz? To put it simply, because Jazz is the origin. Hell, you could even argue that all modern music is based around Jazz. Yeah that

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