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Sex in Elmore Leonard, from soft focus to freaky deaky ...

The sex and romance in Elmore Leonard books is usually pretty boring to be honest. It is there because there has to be a romance, like there has to be a fight. 810 more words

Notes From The Shed

45turns tips: May 18

 A rundown of the best magic tricks on the radar this May. 

1. Kamaal Williams – Salaam

Henry Wu, formerly of Yussef Kamaal, now Kamaal Williams, forerunner of the new London jazz wave, has dropped ‘Salaam’, his sleazy new cut that takes cues from the acid box sensibilities of Ubiquity-era Roy Ayers and the sound and culture fusion jazz milieu of SE London. 532 more words


The 3rd Annual Jazz Spectacular 2018

The hottest Jazz Concert of the summer will play under the stars Father’s Day Weekend as New Day Entertainment presents the “3rd Annual Jazz Spectacular!” This year’s all-star lineup includes Paul Taylor, Michael Lington, Kenny Lattimore, Alexander Zonjic, Avery Sunshine, Jean Carne, Roy Ayers, Ronnie Laws, Lonnie Liston Smith and Gregory Porter at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill as part of the Fifth Third Bank Concert Series on Saturday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. 188 more words

Smooth Jazz

16/04/2018: "Everybody Loves The Sunshine" by Roy Ayers Ubiquity

I must have heard this song hundreds of times. Even more when you include the various remixes and bootlegs that crop up periodically! And the song never gets old. 208 more words


Soundtrack Sundays #1

Roy Ayers: Coffy (1973)
Don Ellis & Julie Driscoll: Moon Zero Two (1969)

Before Hollywood began barfing out an endless stream of Fast and Furious Transformers, before streaming and DVDs, before even VHS and Betamax videos were an option for anybody but the rich, cinema going was a very different experience to what it is today. 676 more words