Friday 26 May 1995
I'm not ashamed to say I'll be at London's Jazz Cafe midweek to witness the happy return of sultry British funksters D-Influence (above), who also owe plenty to a lot of the groups I used to like, and still do. Also, there's the weekend-long Essential festival in a Brighton park, climaxing on Monday with an all-day reggae do featuring Zion Train, Danny Red, the incomparable Little Axe and the incomprehensible Lee Perry. No, honestly, they've all really got it.
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