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Santa Fe

SAM COE AND THE LONG SHADOWS – SANTA FE Sam Coe & The Long Shadows hail from the Suffolk/Norfolk border. They formed in 2015 when Sam was yearning to return to the country music routes she was brought up on. The band create honest, country songs combined with just the …

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She’s Got Nine Lives

CHRIS ROBINSON KING – SHE’S GOT NINE LIVES Cambridgeshire’s Chris King Robinson’s musical career may have started at age 9 when he got hold of his first Fender Stratocaster, but his love of the blues began at a much earlier age, growing up listening to guitar legends such as Stevie …

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Moment In Time

TWO COATS COLDER – MOMENT IN TIME It’s hard to believe that Essex quartet Two Coats Colder have only been playing together since 2011 but it is true. These musician/singers, each with their own extensive individual careers going back over decades, came together at High Barn, the renowned beautiful period venue …

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Brooks’ Blues

BROOKS WILLIAMS – BROOKS’ BLUES Cambridgeshire-based Brooks Williams is from Statesboro, Georgia USA (the town made famous by country-blues legend Blind Willie McTell and his song Statesboro Blues), creates a super-charged acoustic music that draws heavily on both his blues and Americana roots. The resulting sound can be described as …

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Future Melancholy Pop Music

JOHNNO CASSON aka SNIPPET – FUTURE MELANCHOLY POP MUSIC Colchester artist Johnno Casson may be also known to many of you as Snippet, the funky folky wonky pop multi-instrumentalist, who has delivered an extremely well received range of vibrant releases in the last few years in the shape of 4 EPs and the …

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Mix’t Blessings

BARDS OF THE HEATH – MIX’T BLESSINGS In its first incarnation The Bards from Martlesham Heath near Ipswich were a duo with occasional gigs – John Goodluck on vocals, guitar & bouzouki alongside Jo Arcand playing whistle, recorders and doing some narration. The Bards were then expanded to a musical …

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I Can’t Stand Still

JACEN BRUCE + THE MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND – I Can’t Stand Still I Can’t Stand Still is dedicated to the memory of Newmarket-based Jacen’s hero Elvis Presley. Elvis passed away on his 11th birthday, the 16th of August 1977 and The King has had a profound impact on Jacen’s life. When he …

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Embraceable Ella

JOANNA EDEN + CHRIS INGHAM – EMBRACEABLE ELLA Saffron Walden-based Joanna presents a ‘labour of love’ album celebrating the music of her vocal hero Ella Fitzgerald. From the throw-away A Tisket A Tasket which brought Ella to fame in the forties with the Chick Webb Orchestra to later songbook album …

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Beautiful Dream

JAMIE WILLIAMS – BEAUTIFUL DREAM Born in Romford in the early 70s, Jamie knew from an early age that music had the power to move him, but it wasn’t until he immersed himself in the sound of the Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones & The Doors that he began …

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Piano Portraits

RICK WAKEMAN – PIANO PORTRAITS Norfolk-based Wakeman has recorded a full solo piano album featuring a varied selection of music including classic songs that he originally performed on. Bucking the trend of orchestral projects, Piano Portraits captures both the technical virtuosity and lightness of touch that have become trademarks of …

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