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Chris Bangs

NOVA VIDA: ‘Ritmo Da Vida’ (CBI Recordings)

After his critically lauded 2022 album Firebird lit up dancefloors, producer and Acid Jazz pioneer Chris Bangs returns fronting an excellent Latin jazz group called Nova Vida, serving up a cache of stylish reimagined...

NEW LIFE…. VINYL!

Just last  month UK man about soul and Acid Jazz, CHRIS BANGS launched his own label CBI!. The release that kicked  things off was a lithe, lovely Latin groove ‘My Only’ from a collective...

YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE!

At the beginning of the year battle-scarred man about Brit soul, rare groove all things Acid Jazz, CHRIS BANGS  entertained us with an acclaimed album, ‘Firebird’ – a vibrant mx of exotic rhythms, soul-jazz...

FIREBIRD SUITE…

Veteran Brit music man CHRIS BANGS was very busy last year. He released an acclaimed collaboration album with Mick Talbot (see https://www.soulandjazzandfunk.com/news/gettin-back-to-business/) . Then, before the plaudits had the chance to die down “Bangsy”...

BANGIN’ ON!

The UK’s CHRIS BANGS – uber DJ, Writer, Producer, Mixer and general man about music –  has played no small a part  in the evolution of  the Brit soul and jazz scene.  He was...

SAMBA PARTY!

Vibraphonist Cal Tjader’s  1967 ‘Samba Do Sueno’ is a one  of the defining moment in the popularising of Brazilian music outside of its homeland and the lovely, lithe, gentle tune has just been a...