Ezra Collective - You Can’t Steal My Joy
Synergy in motion, London five-piece Ezra Collective are proving themselves as a harmonious tour de force. Their sound nods respectfully to a classic jazz footprint, celebrating the originators whilst simultaneously carving a path solely their own. They marry the delicate technicalities of jazz musicianship with Afrobeat and hip hop, tied together by a sound that's unmistakably London. Their live show is one of dynamic union; the strength of their partnership shines in performances that are commanding yet sensitive, soulful and pertinently groove-laced. You Can't Steal My Joy serves as the ensemble's full-length debut LP and marks their return following the success of their genre-bending 2017 EP Juan Pablo: The Philosopher (which won 'Best Jazz Album' at Gilles Peterson's Worldwide Awards and picked up 'Best UK Jazz Act' and 'Live Experience Of The Year' at the 2018 Jazz FM Awards).