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Ezra Collective ‎– Juan Pablo: The Philosopher - New Vinyl EP 2018 Enter The Jungle Reissue - Jazz / Afrobeat

Ezra Collective ‎– Juan Pablo: The Philosopher - New Vinyl EP 2018 Enter The Jungle Reissue - Jazz / Afrobeat

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Street Date: 5/11/18

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. Ezra Collective 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.

Following a joyous and stunningly cohesive show in May 2016, Boiler Room rightly labelled the group as “pioneering the new-wave of U.K. jazz”. As the genre enjoys a new lease of life that is gaining momentum across the country, Ezra Collective are adding their own fresh and imaginative face to a style that continues to be “as entertaining as it is educational” (Trench). In a year that saw them sell out legendary London venue Ronnie Scott’s not once but twice, 2017 also bought with it the release of their genre-bending second EP, Juan Pablo: The Philosopher . After Ezra Collective took the EP on a successful tour across the U.K and Europe and completely sold out of the vinyl, Juan Pablo: The Philosopher went on to win the accolade of Best Jazz Album at Gilles Peterson’s esteemed Worldwide Awards in January 2018.


A1 Intro
A2 Juan Pablo
A3 The Philosopher
B1 Dylan's Dilemma
B2 People In Trouble
B3 James Speaks To The Galaxy
B4 Space Is The Place

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Mastered At – Metropolis Mastering
  • Pressed By – Key Production
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Enter The Jungle Records
  • Copyright (c) – Enter The Jungle Records


  • Bass – TJ Koleoso
  • Cello – Cristina Cooper
  • Drums – Femi Koleoso
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Connor Hughes
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Matt Mysko
  • Featuring, Tenor Saxophone – Nubya Garcia
  • Mastered By – Stuart Hawkes
  • Mixed By – Floating Points
  • Percussion – Juan Pablo 
  • Piano, Keyboards [Keys] – Joe Armon-Jones
  • Tenor Saxophone – James Mollison
  • Trumpet – Dylan Jones 
  • Tuba – Theon Cross
  • Viola – Jamie Lee Glinsman
  • Violin – Joseph Di Giovanni, Kate Jones 

Tags: Afrobeat, Jazz