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Bank Holiday Gigs

I have a cluster of gigs this holiday starting tonight when my trio will be at the City Gate Hotel in Exeter. I will be with fab pianist Tom Unwin and fine double bassist Valere Speranza playing in the conservatory from 7.30pm. 258 more words

Jazz

Marseille

I have just come back from a five week adventure in Marseille. It was a combination of a business trip, a holiday, a writing retreat, working (a few solo concerts) and meeting friends I haven’t seen for years. 998 more words

Chico Chica

Correlation

I’m reading two books: the Coltrane book by Ben Ratliff and “Latin Jazz” by John Roberts. In the first Ratliff says one of the reasons the modal thing caught on in the early 60s was because jazz musicians were tired of the restrictions of playing over so many chord changes, and reveled in the freedom of having fewer harmonies. 141 more words

Coincidence Machine

Amazing

I have heard this about 4 times already.

Latin Jazz

Jazzy

Beast Mode

I love this video. Latin Jazz at it’s finest.

Latin Jazz

Sexy Sunday sounds with Ildo Nandja

It’s going to be a sexy, sassy and exciting Sunday Beat session at Suncoast in Durban on August 30 from 2 pm when Mozambican bassist, vocalist and composer; Ildo Nandja entertains music fans with some Latin jazz. 161 more words

Music

Sundays In The Redwoods

Poncho Sanchez • Eric Marienthal • Tizer Quartet • Flo – Funky Latin Orchestra. Nothing like a magical afternoon to bring together a couple of thousand merrymakers who will head up the hill to the Woodminster Amphitheater to move and shake under a canopy of fragrant redwood trees. 32 more words

Smooth Jazz