Tag Archives: jazz

Bits & Pieces

RIP Robin Williams, who, in a fun & fascinating AMA on Reddit, stated he was a fan of jazz and Keith Jarrett’s solo concerts. He titled his interactive thread “It’s time for a convoluted stream of consciousness”, which, I suppose, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas One ‘N’ All…

Here’s a few more.

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Best Albums DISCOVERED In 2012…

“Critics are biased, and so are readers. (Indeed, a critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.) But intelligent readers soon discover how to allow for the windage of their own and a critic’s … Continue reading

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One Big Catch Up…

So here’s a casual post, designed to update you with my recent activities and plans for the future. Every time I write a new post it seems to start with an apology, or at the very least a knowing nod … Continue reading

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Georgie Fame Review

I tend not to hang around for private parties at the club – nothing to do with getting under people’s feet or through fear of being acknowledged as the uninvited intruder. It’s more to do with my suspicion that the … Continue reading

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Reasons To Be Cheerful Part III…

Duke Ellington. ‘Nuff said! The most difficult aspect of writing this post is the wealth of innovative, quality music Duke Ellington produced throughout his career. Rightly so, there exists miles of shelving dedicated to the study and analysis of his music. … Continue reading

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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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