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Latest footage of Swingin' Gypsies

It took a while to upload but it is here and it captures the fun of our last show. Enjoy. It was such a pleasure being on stage with my brother Brian Jones and the very talented Rod Christian. 10 more words

Brecon Jazz

Brecon Jazz is almost three festivals. In the daylight it’s an eccentric family carnival with its own small food festival. The fringe draws stoners and shirtless valley commandos who tank up early on Lidl vodka and head to the pubs and streets for a weekend of musical hedonism (not necessarily jazz). 469 more words

Gratitude, August 5, 2014

Holy moly!

  1. I had a great walk this morning.
  2. I got a surprise drop in from TP and KG.
  3. Jon and I just TTC’d it to the Dominion on Queen for Django Jam and I think we are BOTH in love.  
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Gypsy Jazz in the style of the 1970s. A Recital with Joe Perkins and Stuart Hall.

Since the 1970s further generations of Gypsy Jazz musicians have based their musical style on fundamental characteristics of Reinhardt’s music, thus conserving a canon of musical characteristics that have defined the music as Gypsy Jazz. 124 more words

Musical Analysis

Will McNicol - Larmer Tree Festival 2014

To say Will McNicol  is a great guitarist is a bit like saying that Michael Schumaker can drive a bit or that Marco Pierre White can make an omelette.   653 more words

Music General

Music to write to: UltraFaux

Last summer I spent a month in Baltimore with friends and their cats, watching fireworks over the harbor from a rooftop, working on my novel, and generally enjoying life for the first time in years. 307 more words


Nomadic Orchestra takes you back to the 30s

My first impression when I walked into the Vic Hotel was that I am way too underdressed and it is way too fancy for my liking. 313 more words