Maisha releasing debut album There Is A Place on Brownswood

London jazz collective Maisha has just announced they will be releasing heir debut album, titled There Is A Place, on November 9th through Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings.

Led by bandleader Jake Long, the six-piece group features a clutch of London musicians who’ve come through the same circles: Amané Suganami (piano/wurlitzer), Twm Dylan (double bass), Tim Doyle (percussion), Yahael Camara-Onono (percussion), Shirley Tetteh (guitar), and Nubya Garcia (saxophone).

Their 2016 debut EP was released through Jazz Re:freshed (whose weekly shows and record label are an institution for forward-thinking jazz), and were part of We Out Here, Brownswood’s early 2018 record which documented London’s genre-bending, jazz-influenced underground.

The six-song project was recorded across three days in mid-2018.

To give us a little glimpse of what’s to come, Maisha has shared the album’s opening track called ‘Osiris’, which you can listen to below.


  1. Osiris
  2. Azure
  3. Eaglehurst / The Palace
  4. Kaa
  5. There Is A Place


There Is A Place LP is out on 09/11 via Brownswood Recordings – pre-order from Bandcamp.

CF Smith

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