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Nubya Garcia

When We Are

Nyasha Records



lp + download

Released: 26th Oct 2018

£14.99


The saxophonist, composer, bandleader and hottest thing on the london scene showcases her club-shaded jazz sounds on this fabulous 12”.

This self-released record features two newly recorded compositions, with B-side remixes from two generations of London’s finest producers. ‘When We Are’ sees the trailblazing player take steps into new territory with electronic experimentation. The record partly draws on the energy of the club-nights that shaped her formative years - the grime and garage nights in north London and the dub nights across the river in south London. This tendency is developed on the flip by the remixes, courtesy of house stalwart, K-15, and Maxwell Owin. ffo moses boyd, yussef kamaal and floating points. “This rising young star of the London jazz scene is blazing a trail for the sax sisterhood” – guardian, “another shining dispatch from the London jazz scene…but Garcia is stretching beyond a strict jazz constituency here, with unforced and persuasive results” - npr

When We Are

Tracklist

  1. When We Are
  2. Source
  3. When We Are (K15 Remix)
  4. Source (Maxwell Owin)