Talk at Mingus Discovery Day This Saturday

tumblr_ljkhk7Olni1qj1jobo1_500I’m pleased to have been invited to give a talk and demonstration about the influence of jazz on sampling in Hip Hop at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham this Saturday as part of Jazzlines – Town Hall / Symphony Hall’s ‘Mingus Discovery Day’. Also included in the event will be live performances, demonstrations and discussion of Mingus’ work.

Find out more about the event including where to book tickets here.

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About musicofsubstance

A collector of hip hop, funk, soul, boogie and related beats and jazz based music since the late eighties. Came to prominence as a club DJ through involvement in Substance (one of the UK's largest and longest running hip hop and funk nights) and a 2 year spell as mix DJ on BBC Radio 1Xtra. In recent years a steady output of high profile mix albums has allowed me to DJ worldwide. Currently compiling a series of mix albums for the BBE label and producing an album for BBC New Urban Music Bursary award winning 7 piece jazz / soul outfit 'Maylight'.
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