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Happy Birthday, Marjorie!

While the regulars were having one of the usual conversations in the ‘living room’, Marjorie and her boyfriend entered the smoke lounge and had been enjoying a cigar and drinks at the entrance section for some time, before she shared her happiness with us. 283 more words


Two Firsts at the Fourth Birthday of the Bridge Jazz Club this Week

This Wednesday sees the fourth birthday of the Bridge Jazz Club which meets on the first Wednesday each month at Exeter Phoenix. We are celebrating with a latin jazz special and a house band expanded from the usual quartet to a quintet. 221 more words


Album Review: Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson

By Ernest Barteldes

Michael Jackson might have been a controversial figure as a man due to his eccentricity and sometimes bizarre behavior, but nobody can deny his musical genius. 343 more words

Acoustic Music

Random Thought of the Day: Depression, Cooking, and Cuban Jazz

What do you do when you’re depressed and you have a 6-8 page paper due tomorrow afternoon that you haven’t even started yet?

Naturally, I cook orzo with vegetable while listening to melancholy, Old-World-sounding Latin jazz music with my door wide open to let some of the steam from the stove out, imagining that I’m a middle-aged Cuban lady named Jimena with a giant mole, wearing a stained pinafore and a faded head kerchief, wistfully dreaming of my lover while my laundry dries in the Havana breeze and the chickens cluck in the distance. 40 more words

Colette Michaan - Incarnate Encarna

How about a change of pace? Enter Colette Michaan. In a genre dominated by pianos, saxophones and guitars, it’s refreshing to hear a flutist as leader. 149 more words

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