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Abzan Constellation in Origins Standard

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The Star City Games has just finished and while 5-Colour-Rally has been refined to Abzan Rally and become the deck of the tournament with a first placing, it was another deck that caught my attention. 1,364 more words

Looking back at July: Plenty of listening and RIP John Taylor

Early in the month my ears were wrapped around an intriguing Danish quartet led by Mads La Cour called Almuji. My review of their CD for London Jazz is… 467 more words


Book Review: "Wings Over New Orleans" by John Taylor

It was a hot time down in New Orleans last weekend…and I mean that literally and figuratively!  My husband, blogger CigarCraig, and I were in New Orleans for the Cigar and Pipe Retailers convention, but that didn’t stop me from finding a way to fit a little Beatles into our trip! 314 more words


John Taylor 1942-2015

John Taylor, the gifted pianist, composer and educator who has died aged 72, was one of the key British jazz musicians of his generation, a versatile sideman and occasional leader whose work featured on many key albums of the last 40 years. 289 more words


A farewell.

I find it hard to say anything about John Taylor’s artistry that hasn’t been said by now, but more as a personal thank you I’ve decided to write a little about my own time with him, in full knowledge that my experience is shared by countless other musicians who have been lucky enough to get to know him over his lifetime. 881 more words

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John Taylor. Glasgow Jazz Festival, June 2015. (In Memoriam.)

Like many people, I have been saddened to learn of the death of pianist John Taylor. I saw him play in June, just three weeks ago. 280 more words


Draaiorgel in de schemer

Mijn buienalarm-app brengt driemaal achter elkaar een trilling teweeg op mijn telefoon terwijl ik telefoneer met mijn kinderen, vijf minuten fietsen verderop. De zon doet via de openstaande keukendeur nog een laatste poging de eettafel te bereiken. 883 more words