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Allen Toussaint takes requests

Something magical happened at the very end of Allen Toussaint’s solo show at Ronnie Scott’s last night. A very enthusiastic fan in the front row, who had been permitted to sing most of the lead vocal on “Brickyard Blues” earlier in the set, invited Toussaint to play “On Your Way Down” — a song that appeared on his album… 219 more words


Song 70 - Zoot Suit Riot.

So what happened was the film Swingers came out. Me and my pals (Dave, Nick, Ian and Mark) were young (early 20′s) and relatively well off in that we all had decent jobs and no real outgoings. 672 more words


JAZZ BAND: Henry Spencer and Juncture

Henry Spencer and Juncture is a fresh and exciting quintet performing original compositions from the pen of leader/trumpet player Henry Spencer. Drawing on influences from… 244 more words


Leon Ware – just like the first time – at Ronnie Scott’s

Leon Ware is king of the one liners, the chat up lines; a man who will never dry up in front of the laydeez, hardly surprising when you look over his songwriting and recording credits. 948 more words

Night Walk 2

I come out of Ronnie Scots bar at two o’clock in the morning and suddenly I am grabbed by an urge to walk home. I can’t say why, maybe it is the jazz still pouring into the night, two beautiful chocolate brown voices do whopping and be bopping against each other. 491 more words


Where You Are by Natalie Williams

Since experiencing the enchanting voice of soul singer Natalie Williams as she supported Mario Biondi in concert last year with Incognito, I’ve eagerly awaited the release of her album ‘ 334 more words


Eagles in Old Shanghai

The very idea of hurtling along on a train at three hundred and fifty kilometres an hour, is both scary and preposterous, especially given that our Albury to Melbourne fast-train service, struggled to reach jogging speed in places. 660 more words

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