Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jazz Open Space…

I’ve purposely taken my time writing this post, not simply because of my hectic post-London Jazz Festival schedule. I’ve also wanted to read other bloggers’ positions on the points raised at the Jazz Open Space, and allow my thoughts to … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly… #XFactor

Interesting past 24 hours for me at the 606. On Tuesday night, as part of the London Jazz Festival, we hosted Gwilym Simcock’s SGS Group Inc. This amazing trio of his has, to my knowledge, only released one CD so … Continue reading

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Oldie Alert Part II! Geoff Eales Review from 1st May…

Geoff Eales is a pianist I greatly admire. Here is my review of a performance I caught of his, earlier this year. ——————————— Geoff Eales  is an artist I’ve been meaning to checkout live for sometime now, ever since discovering … Continue reading

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Oldie Alert! Vijay Iyer Review from 2010…

This is a review of Iyer’s concert at The Vortex, London, from the 13th December 2010. I can’t believe a year has nearly passed already! I’m quite pleased with it and I think it reads well (although after re-reading it … Continue reading

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New Tune – Hello Luke…

Here is a new tune. Like everything I do it’s a work in progress. I’ve tried to compose a jazz tune (in terms of melody and chord progression) but executed using only 80’s samplers and synths. Weird combo.

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Criticisms Against Keith Jarrett…

The majority of criticism raged against Keith Jarrett concerns his on stage behaviour.  I find this topic boring now but I do admit I found it fascinating when I first discovered Jarrett and his work in my mid-teens. However, I … Continue reading

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