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  • Summary: The debut full-length release for the British jazz group that includes Jake Long, Yahael Camara-Onono, Tim Doyle, Twm Dylan, Nubya Garcia, Amané Suganami, and Shirley Tetteh was recorded over three days by David Holmes.
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  1. Nov 27, 2018
    80
    Maisha are no mere copyists, however; this is above all a celebration of young, eclectic Britain.
  2. The Wire
    Nov 27, 2018
    80
    There Is A Place flirts with pastiche, but it’s hard not to be swept along by its uplifting grooves. [Dec 2018, p.52]
  3. Uncut
    Nov 27, 2018
    80
    A lovely record. [Jan 2018, p.22]
  4. Mojo
    Nov 27, 2018
    80
    Note Eaglehurst/The Palace, an ecstatic workout that mythologises a shared house of Brit jazz tyros as an inspiringly sacred space. [Dec 2018, p.92]
  5. Nov 27, 2018
    70
    Another sign of the creative ripples emanating from London’s jazz underground, There Is A Place features some stunning playing with an abiding awareness of the power music can hold.