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London punk-jazz quintet WorldService Project on their influences, obsession with clowns, and second India tour
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London punk-jazz quintet WorldService Project on their influences, obsession with clowns, and second India tour

British punk-jazz group WorldService Project open up about how their name came about, the first records they ever bought and assimilating the influences of the band members.

Gauthier Toux Trio, Tubes & Wires, Worldservice Project bring Jazzfest 2018 to a stunning finale
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Gauthier Toux Trio, Tubes & Wires, Worldservice Project bring Jazzfest 2018 to a stunning finale

Kicking off Day Three of Jazzfest 2018 was Tubes and Wires from Germany, headed by Niels Klein. With a combination of woodwinds and electronics, they had a completely unique sound.

Jazzfest 2018: On Day 2, Adrien Brandeis, Rohan Ganguli, Jerome Klein showcase an extensive range of sounds and styles
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Jazzfest 2018: On Day 2, Adrien Brandeis, Rohan Ganguli, Jerome Klein showcase an extensive range of sounds and styles

Day 2 of the Jazzfest brought us a wide range of sounds and styles, from the more traditional to the futuristic.

Jazzfest 2018: Mnd Flo sets the tone for Day 1, Ozma and Supergombo impress with their improv skills
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Jazzfest 2018: Mnd Flo sets the tone for Day 1, Ozma and Supergombo impress with their improv skills

Day one of Jazzfest 2018 was filled with conversations about the direction that this musical genre is taking, as well as an energetic afrofunk performance by Supergombo

Legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea on his five-decade-long career, and the advice he got from Miles Davis
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Legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea on his five-decade-long career, and the advice he got from Miles Davis

Chick Corea, due to play in Mumbai on 3 November, opens up about his journey from Chelsea to Miles Davis's band to carving his own identity in the jazz scene.

MTV India Music Summit 2018: Shankar Mahadevan, Shilpa Rao among artist line-up on Day Two
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MTV India Music Summit 2018: Shankar Mahadevan, Shilpa Rao among artist line-up on Day Two

Jawad and Mazhar Khan and Danish Hussain's Dastangoi, the art of storytelling in Urdu at the MTV India Music Summit is a tribute to the legendary maestro Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

MTV India Music Summit 2018: Shujaat Khan, Usha Uthup among artists to perform on Day One
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MTV India Music Summit 2018: Shujaat Khan, Usha Uthup among artists to perform on Day One

Shujaat Khan's performance at the MTV India Music Summit draws inspiration from the rich legacy of his father Vilayat Khan, Bhimsen Joshi and Ustaad Amir Khan

MTV India Music Summit 2018: Second edition of event to open with Mizo Cardinal Choir
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MTV India Music Summit 2018: Second edition of event to open with Mizo Cardinal Choir

Robin Barnes, L. Subramaniam, classical exponent Parveena Sultana, Shankar Mahadevan and Suresh Wadkar are among the artist line up at the India Music Summit

Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose music influenced artists like Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin, dies at 84
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Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose music influenced artists like Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin, dies at 84

Otis Rush catapulted to international fame in 1956 with his first recording on Cobra Records of 'I Can't Quit You Baby,' which reached No. 6 on the Billboard R&B charts.

Maalavika Manoj on her latest single Play, and recording with her musician-grandfather for the first time
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Maalavika Manoj on her latest single Play, and recording with her musician-grandfather for the first time

Maalavika Manoj decided to collaborate with her grandfather, who can play the harmonica and harmonetta, because she realised the influence he has had on her style

Igor Butman's Russian jazz sextet wows Mumbai with innovative repertoire, impeccable artistry
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Igor Butman's Russian jazz sextet wows Mumbai with innovative repertoire, impeccable artistry

Igor Butman reaches deep into the jazz song book to play a different collection of tunes for each concert

Alex Jønsson on his Jazz India Circuit gig, 2016's 'Heart of Gold' album, and touring the world
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Alex Jønsson on his Jazz India Circuit gig, 2016's 'Heart of Gold' album, and touring the world

Danish guitarist, composer and improviser Alex Jønsson chats with Firstpost about his maiden India tour, the crowds at the Jazz India Circuit, his tryst with Indian music and more

Dave Weckl's gig for Jazz Circuit India, Delhi, was a master-class in skill and technique
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Dave Weckl's gig for Jazz Circuit India, Delhi, was a master-class in skill and technique

On what was possibly the last nippy Sunday evening of the city's winter, a congregation gathered at a swanky south Delhi venue to watch one of the world's greatest living drummers — Dave Weckl — perform the headlining set of Teamwork Arts’ Jazz India Circuit | #FirstCulture

Acclaimed French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, disciple of the legendary Stephane Grappelli, dies aged 62
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Acclaimed French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, disciple of the legendary Stephane Grappelli, dies aged 62

Lockwood, who turned 62 on 11 February, died early on Sunday morning. The night before his death, he had performed at Paris jazz venue Bal Blomet.

Jazz India Circuit: Drummer Dave Weckl to headline Delhi edition; perform with Mohini Dey, John Law's Congregation
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Jazz India Circuit: Drummer Dave Weckl to headline Delhi edition; perform with Mohini Dey, John Law's Congregation

This concert marks the first time that legendary drummer Dave Weckl will be performing in India

SubraMania's Bindu and Ambi on drawing from traditional legacy and introducing their own musical innovation
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SubraMania's Bindu and Ambi on drawing from traditional legacy and introducing their own musical innovation

SubraMania's Ambi and Bindu on their musical style, refining performances based on the composition of the audience, and being violin maestro Dr L Subramaniam's children

Jazz musician and Nazi concentration camp survivor Coco Schumann passes away at 93
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Jazz musician and Nazi concentration camp survivor Coco Schumann passes away at 93

Schumann made a name for himself as a young musician in Berlin's underground jazz and swing scene in the 1930s.

Legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela, considered 'father of South African jazz', dies at 78
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Legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela, considered 'father of South African jazz', dies at 78

In a career spanning more than five decades, Masekela gained international recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as 'Soweto Blues', which served as one of the soundtracks to the anti-apartheid movement.

Honda recalls 22,834 cars across various models in India to rectify faulty airbags
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Honda recalls 22,834 cars across various models in India to rectify faulty airbags

According to Honda, the recall will affect 510 units of the premium sedan Accord, 22,084 units of City, and 240 units of Jazz.

India's jazz age is documented in a stunning new exhibition at the Serendipity Arts Festival
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India's jazz age is documented in a stunning new exhibition at the Serendipity Arts Festival

An exhibition curated by Prashant Panjiar draws from the personal photograph albums of around a dozen families to recreate together a vivid portrait of the significant Goan band leaders of India’s jazz age