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The Guardian - The Guide - - Music -

Amer­i­can trum­peter-com­poser Dave Dou­glas, a col­lab­o­ra­tor with gamechang­ers from Bill Frisell to Tom Waits and John Zorn, is a fit­ting free­thinker for the EFG Lon­don jazz fes­ti­val’s launch night. Dou­glas’s ad­ven­tur­ous UP­LIFT band in­cludes bassist Bill Laswell (pro­ducer of Her­bie Han­cock’s famed Fu­ture Shock al­bum) and one-off gui­tar avan­tist Mary Halvor­son.

John Ford­ham

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