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The Home of NuDirections

Jazz Matters
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Mestizo Sounds
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Blogs, Interviews, Music Video's & Content

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Rays Room

Welcome to Ray Room Studio, I'm so proud of my not-for-profit project – May 2020 I started as NuDirections and kicked off as a weekly radio show on a community station. Fast forward, and now NuDirections has blossomed into a significant music streaming service. We've have a global audience of 40,000+ open-minded music lovers across 24+ platforms in 57 countries. The vibe? Mixing tunes from different cultures to create a unique sound we casually call Jazz

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Introducing Ray, the founder of NuDirections is an unparalleled music aficionado whose passion for music both live & recorded has fuelled his remarkable journey through the world of sound, with his showcase platform Jazz Matters

Introducing Mestizo Sounds

Let the Music Live Inside You

We are What We Listen To

Interview with Billy Cobham

Way back in the mid-1970s, Billy Cobham released an album that altered the course of my life, The Album Crosswinds and the track Heather just took my musical mind in a different direction, I started to go to Jazz clubs to hear and see this music that set my mind on fire.

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Interview with Ian Daley

Ian Daley (aka Selwyn) from Route Publisher (Music books). The interview was about the book "Train of Ice and Fire". This is the story about the maddest and most dangerous ever tour done by a rock band. The band was Mano Negra from France. The ex band of its leader Manu Chao.

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The Lost Conversation with Joe Zawinul Part 1

All those that know me – know Joe Zawinul is my music man and my band was Weather report, then the Zawinul Syndicate. Around 2002 Joe released the Faces and places album - I arranged what was my very first interview and it was with Joe Zawinul my music idol, using a mini disc recorder to record a phone call to Joe’s home in the USA.

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Mestizo Sounds present Tom Hingley

Tom was the singer of Inspiral Carpets in the days of the Madchester scene and is one of the greatest voices of his generation

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The Lost Conversation with Joe Zawinul part 2

All those that know me – know Joe Zawinul is my music man and my band was Weather report, then the Zawinul Syndicate. Around 2002 Joe released the Faces and places album - I arranged what was my very first interview and it was with Joe Zawinul my music idol, using a mini disc recorder to record a phone call to Joe’s home in the USA.

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MESTIZO SOUNDS PRESENT BARCELONA MANCHESTER

Mestizo Sounds is continuing with “Let's Talk about Music” series, this new programme will focus on the musical cities of Barcelona and Manchester. Jordi Ballart, a Barcelona native from Hospitalet, writer and Catalan linguist, will talk with Mestizo Sounds about the music of these two cities.

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