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The Battle Lines of Contemporary Jazz: A Review of Icons Among Us

One contradiction all documentary films have to navigate is that between breadth of scope and depth of analysis. Dwelling on a single aspect of a subject for a long time will take away from the finite time for other aspects. 787 more words

Music Reviews

Never Judge a Book by its Cover...

When I moved to London for my 2 weeks work experience last week, I was eager to sample as many of the weird and wonderful events London has to offer, as possible. 423 more words

George and Cyril Blake and all that jazz...But don't forget the calypso..

George and Cyril Blake  were born in Trinidad, probably in the late 1890s, they both served in the British Merchant Navy  during the first world war. 1,041 more words

Artist Interview: Tony Levin

Interviews are fast becoming my favourite part of the TMMP-maintaining routine. You start off with a list of questions, but from that point it’s impossible to know what will come out. 649 more words


Big Black - Ethnic Fusion

Is the internet now just one big human experiment?

The fact that this is news to people is ridiculous. The Internet, and the time you spend on the internet is BIG BUSINESS. 426 more words

Current Stream

Don Byas, Master of the Sexophone

Don Byas, the tenor who forms the bridge that links the swing and bebop eras, used to say “I don’t play the saxophone–I play the… 704 more words


A little background on Fuchsprellen, wrapped in a Rochefort Recap!

There is an origin story for my band Fuchsprellen, but there is a longer, weirder story behind the work that went into building the band concept. 873 more words