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Appreciating Andy Sheppard

What does it take to get to know a jazz player’s work well? Repeated listening, obviously. Recording allows that. But then there’s more to be gained by hearing them live, preferably in different settings. 707 more words

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Street art by Neil Patterson

GUEST BLOGGER NEIL PATTERSON POSTS ON HIS DISCOVERY OF STREET ART AND WHAT IT MEANS TO HIM ALONG WITH SOME PICTURES FROM HIS LATEST VISIT TO CARDIFF… 550 more words

Street Art

Bristol jazz diary - January

Bristol venues are back in action after the New Year break (if they had one), and the immediately scheduled gigs are collected in Tony Benjamin… 344 more words

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Jazz week - Nov 21

Late to this due to London Jazz Festival distractions (my reviews here, here and here). But there’s plenty in Bristol in what’s left of this jazz week, … 220 more words

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Embodied hope - and Phronesis...

A review here by way of a preview. Stunning evening last night at the Hen and Chicken (first in a sequence of five Sunday gigs from Ian Storror – check out the others… 461 more words

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Bristol jazz this week - 6 Nov

Simply loads of the stuff this week, starting with a bang with two gigs that show – recent comments here notwithstanding – that the city’s jazz audience is receptive to new music. 642 more words

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Bristol jazz this week - Oct 31

There’s an astounding band almost reaching Bristol this Wednesday. Bassist Michael Janisch has put together tours for some pretty remarkable multinational ensembles in the last few years, making use of his US and UK jazz connections as an expatriate Yank living and recording bands in London. 458 more words

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