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A little something on Amy Winehouse

September 14th was my favorite artist’s birthday. And this post is fully dedicated to her and all the joy she had brought to this world. 817 more words


Jazzwise News

Leading UK pianist Zoe Rahman is set to head up the third edition of Band On The Wall’s Jazz Directors series, with the band chosen from an open audition process to select an ensemble of emerging jazz talent. 237 more words


An Evening of Jazz for Christmas

Friday 15 December 2017, 8pm

Join The Park Row Five for wonderful tunes from George Gershwin to Antonio Carlos Jobim, via Duke Ellington and Hoagy Carmichael. 49 more words


My Music Lexicon: S is for Soft Machine (and Springsteen)

Jazz is not like Marmite. When it comes to that disgusting yeast extract you either love it or you hate it – and you now  know my position on the matter – but there is some jazz I like and some I just can’t bear. 242 more words


CHRISTIAN SCOTT Septet @ BIRD Rotterdam 2014

Christian Scott Septet:

Christian Scott (trumpet/horn)
Braxton Cook (alto saxophone)
Lawrence Fields (piano, keyboards)
Kris Funn (bass)
Corey Fonville (drums)
Elena Pinderhughes (flute, vocals)
Isadora Mendez-Scott (vocals)


Ute Lemper

In My Time I’ve heard a few divas live in concert (Jessye Norman, Renée Fleming)—indeed, I’ve accompanied some (Monserrat Caballé, Cecilia Bartoli). In this blog I also praise outstanding male singers like… 382 more words