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Swing



Stuart Matthewman pulls back the curtain on his legendary vinyl collection with this survey (with some twists) on Swing. With tracks from Quincy Jones, Art Blakey, Ruth Brown, Sonny Rollins, Herb Ellis, Chuck Willis, Oliver Nelson, Anita O'Day, Twin Danger, Wynonie Harris, Cannonball Adderley, Eddie(Lockjaw) Davis & Johnny Griffin, Chet Baker, Joe Turner, Erik Delaney, Gene Vincent, Johnny Hodges, Frank Sinatra, Nellie Lutcher, and John Barry.
 

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After years of trolling through dusty record store basements and moldy thrift stores around the US and UK..I have amassed an unreasonably large collection of vinyl..For this show..Royal Flush I am picking out a pretty varied eclectic mix of Jazz, Swing, Jump Blues and even some Rockabilly now and then…But whether its a vocal track..Instrumental…Slow or Fast …its going to have to SWING! Stuart Matthewman AKA Cottonbelly is probably best known as Sade's right hand man… Writing, producing and performing with her since the inception of the band in 1983... In those long hiatuses between albums and tours Stuart has kept himself busy composing film scores, producing and writing with various artists including Maxwell, Sweetback etc, releasing various Dub/Electronic remixes and productions under the guise Cottonbelly and now, writing, producing and performing with his new band Twin Danger... As a self-confessed vinyl junky it only made sense that he should finally share his bi-polar musical tastes and precious record collection on air...
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