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Speed, Friends & Bella Italia

21 July 2015, Wednesday night, Soho, London. 

It is weird to write about a gig that never happened, but let me compose something – it shall be about some composers as well and it will be about two gigs: one from the future and one from the past. 957 more words


Name Dropper, Chapter 3 - The In-Between Years By Peter Wills

Name Dropper, Chapter 3 

The In-Between Years

By Peter Wills……..

The In-Between Years

From Sheerness, I moved to Leicester as I have already mentioned, followed by a brief spell back home in Wolverhampton and then back south to the bright lights of London.  1,125 more words


Allen Toussaint performs his songbook at Ronnie Scott's

On Monday evening, waiting for Allen Toussaint to begin his solo set at  Ronnie Scott’s, I recalled the times in the early sixties when I would lie in bed listening to songs like ‘Working in a Coalmine’, ‘Mother in Law’ and ‘Fortune Teller’ on Radio Luxembourg.  1,537 more words


curtis stigers

what a mad evening in soho, london pride was so colourful, atmospheric and incredibly busy – it was amazing to watch people celebrating the streets all day and through to the late hours;  we popped into… 72 more words


Cecile McLorin-Salvant - Glitter and be gay…that’s the role she is set to play

SET 1: She entered the stage in a quiet, undramatic way closely behind the band into a whisper of a new song – self-written – called  1,139 more words

Ronnie Scott's

A Soul For The Gold Coast?

Could Jazz and Blues give the Gold Coast the ‘Soul’ that many claim it is missing?

By Gillian McConnell

The Gold Coast has a very real opportunity to become one of Australia’s premier Jazz, Blues and entertainment destinations, thanks to the growing popularity of both the Broadbeach ‘Blues’ and the ‘Jazz’ Festivals every year. 632 more words