Top Albums of 2020

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What a great year for music, despite the pain. Or maybe, it was because of the pain? All of these albums have great production values. That is a given. And aren’t the album covers universally exquisite? 10. Moses Boyd. Dark Matter. #10 There is some real excitement and innovation in today’s British new jazz scene – and  Moses Boyd is …

Music From Free Creek

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Unusually, this is a music post – although with many connections to photography – not least as I couldn’t find decent images of the album liner notes online (without a huge amount of fiddling about), so I took photographs of my copy of the vinyl record which I have had since its release in 1973. The album Music From Free …