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UltraSound, the fifth release under the Banger Factory umbrella, is a further stride forward toward founder and trumpeter Mark Kavuma’s vision of bringing together seemingly disparate elements from within the bubbling London jazz scene, uniting sounds and players from across generations and creating a unique, exciting and fresh sound all of its own. Marking the […]

Summer Me, Winter Me


Dazzling ambassador of vocal jazz, Stacey Kent, returns with Summer Me, Winter Me, a beautiful collection of new compositions and classic ‘chanson’ repertoire. Most of the songs are standards that Kent performed in the years leading up to the album’s three recording sessions, including music by Michel Legrand, Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner […]

Neoteric Ensemble Volume I

Neoteric Ensemble Volume 1

Release date (CD & digital): Friday 3 November 2023 Wednesday 8 November 2023 Launch concert at The Pheasantry, London Neoteric Ensemble is an innovative, new sextet founded by trumpeter Toby Street and tuba player Adrian Miotti, featuring some of the UK’s leading musicians – Rob Buckland on saxophone, Sarah Field on saxophone and trumpet, James […]


Jim Rattigan 'Duos'

Jim Rattigan is one of the UK’s leading French horn players and widely recognised as a pioneer of the jazz French horn. Over the course of his career, he has performed in many different types of ensemble but never the duo setting. Following some informal playing sessions with pianist Ivo Neame, guitarist Nick Costley-White and […]

A Light Evening – Ambleside Days Vol. 1

Ambleside Days Vol 1

The first release by the newly formed Zeffirellis Productions label was release in time for the 2023 Ambleside Days Festival and features a selection of live recordings from the 2022 event. Festival Director Derek Hook writes: I remember a concert at Zeffirellis from around 2016 with Mike Walker on guitar, Gwilym Simcock on piano and […]

Look At Me Now!

Wilma Baan 'Look At Me Now!'

Monday 31 July 2023: Launch concert at PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Dean Street, London Look At Me Now! is vocalist Wilma Baan’s second album release featuring twelve carefully chosen and sensitively arranged songs that continue to celebrate her deep love of the jazz repertoire, including classics such as ‘Oh! Look At Me Now’, ‘The Windmills of […]

Changes 2

Mike Lindup Changes 2

July 2023 marks the release of Changes 2, the pioneering new album by legendary vocalist, keys player and composer Mike Lindup. A remarkably engaging body of work with wide ranging elements, Changes 2 plots a course through upfront soul, deep funk, jazz riffs and disco vibes, tied together with the melodic magic and engaging lyrics […]

Colour Of Sound

Zoe Rahman 'Colour Of Sound'

Wednesday 6 September 2023: Launch concert at Kings Place, London “Her sound is drenched with originality and jazz legitimacy…. a world class artist, composer and performer… Zoe shines as one of Britain’s most powerful compositional voices and important contemporary artists.” — Ivors Academy All artists react to the tenor and tone of the times in […]