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 VARIOUS ARTISTS - MARTIN FREEMAN & EDDIE PILLER PRESENT JAZZ ON THE CORNER TWO
Released:3/7/2020
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VARIOUS ARTISTS - MARTIN FREEMAN & EDDIE PILLER PRESENT JAZZ ON THE CORNER TWO

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Following the success of Jazz On The Corner in 2018, Acid Jazz Records are pleased to announce details of a new collection - the nattily titled Jazz on The Corner Two once again sees Acid Jazz affiliate, dedicated music fan and actor Martin Freeman partner up with the label's head honcho Eddie Piller to presentg an extensive sweep of their favourite tracks as the perfect accompaniment to its predecessor.

Intrinsically united by a love of music, no more so than an oeuvre that has enthralled both from an early age, be it music their parents may have passed on to discovering the wonders of crate digging as they entered their formative years - Jazz On The Corner Two meanders through those times from the old to the new and back again via a diverse selection of tracks.

As Freeman proffers in the album's sleeve notes, “…going through my records again for things that haven't appeared on loads of comps (as far as I know of anyway) is a fine excuse to do my favourite thing and pretend it's work.” Meanwhile Piller alludes to his youth and younger self detailing, “From the moment I first heard Gilles Peterson on pirate radio back in the mid-eighties I fully embraced the underground London Jazz scene. It took me back to my childhood, accompanying my dad to jazz pubs like the Cauliflower in Ilford. Later, reminiscing of DJ's whilst frequenting the likes of Upstairs At Ronnie's and other word-of-mouth Soho jazz spots.

Even prior to setting up Acid Jazz Records some thirty years back, Eddie Piller was championing new artists, whether spinning tracks in clubs, mentoring fledgling acts or A&Ring he has continued to forge forward and ever present the forefront of the UK soul jazz scene. It's that ongoing movement that first brought the pair together whilst appearing on a radio show and despite busy itineraries have both mined their collections to present a concise and varied compilation.

Jazz On the Corner Two, available on CD, vinyl and digital formats is comprised of two sets of tracks. Disc 1 comes courtesy of Martin Freeman whilst Disc 2 sees Eddie Piller on track duty, the full track-listing is:

Double LP Tracklisting

Side A
1. Stanley Turrentine - The Magilla
2. Nina Simone - I'm Gonna Leave You
3. The Jazz Crusaders - Tough Talk
4. Gene Ammons - Jungle Strut
5. George Benson - Shape Of Things To Come

Side B
1. Nicola Conte - Caravan
2. Duke Pearson - Gira, Girou (Round and Round)
3. Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way
4. The Modern Jazz Quartet - Concorde
5. Lorez Alexandria - Nature Boy

Side C
1. Emanuel K Rahim & The Kaliqs - Al Amin
2. Roberta Flack - Compared To What
3. Horace Silver - Tranquilizer Suite Part : Perservance and Eudurance
4. Emma-Jean Thackray - Ley Lines
5. The Lyman Woodard Organisation - Creative Musicians

Side D
1. Charles Earland - Leaving This Planet
2. Brain Auger Oblivion Express - Freedom Jazz Dance
3. Johnny Mercer - That Old Black Magic
4. Roy Ayers - A Tear To A Smile
5. Lonnie Liston Smith - Summer Days

Double CD Tracklisting
Martin's Picks

1. Stanley Turrentine - The Magilla
2. Nina Simone - I'm Gonna Leave You
3. The Jazz Crusaders - Tough Talk
4. Roberta Flack - Compared To What
5. Duke Pearson - Gira, Girou (Round and Round)
6. Lonnie Liston Smith - Summer Days
7. Roy Ayers - A Tear To A Smile
8. Les McCann - Us
9. Johnny Mercer - That Old Black Magic
10. The Modern Jazz Quartet - Concorde
11. Horace Silver - Tranquilizer Suite Part : Perservance and Eudurance
12. Chico Hamilton - Conquistadores

Eddie's Choices

1. Emanuel K Rahim & The Kaliqs - Al Amin
2. Brain Auger Oblivion Express - Freedom Jazz Dance
3. Gene Ammons - Jungle Strut
4. George Benson - Shape Of Things To Come
5. Charles Earland - Leaving This Planet
6. Emma-Jean Thackray - Ley Lines
7. Nicola Conte - Caravan
8. Lorez Alexandria - Nature Boy
9. Chet Baker - Do It The Hard Way
10. The Lyman Woodard Organisation - Creative Musicians
11. The Bukky Leo Quintet - Rejoice In Righteousness
12. Patrice Rushen - Haw Right Now



A follow up to 2018's Jazz On The Corner which has now sold over 10,000 copies, and last year's equally successful Soul On The Corner, this compilation see Martin and Eddie return to the world of jazz for another bite at the cherry after Volume one was declared to be “the best jazz compilation of the last 20 years” by Jazz FM's Chris Phillips.

The concept came from a radio show that Freeman and Piller put together for BBC Radio 6 Music which was so well received that the pair decided to dig deep into their record collections and build a double album of some of their favourite tracks.

The concept is simple: an album packed full of jazz gems which they hope are slightly off the beaten track. This year we have hidden gems from Nina Simone and Nicola Conte, classics from Roberta Flack, Roy Ayers and The MJQ, whilst the new British jazz generation is represented by Emma Emma-Jean Thackray. Running the gamut from hard bop, to progressive fusion via Latin beats, it's an exhilarating listen from start to finish.

Media support will include an interview on Later With Jools Holland, album of the Week on Jazz FM, as well as several features on Martin and Eddie's love of the music.


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