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In the current climate we are doing our best to keep everyone up to date. All gigs, as we all know, are off.

However, good old YouTube has plenty to offer both old and new to help us survive whilst housebound. Plus now is a good time to stock up on your CDs.

Also, keep an eye out for live streaming sessions.

Alternatively, you could do as they do in Italy and sing from your balcony.

Today

As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Another Day at The Office for the Chillingham Herd

This week's session at The Chilli was just another day at The Office (Ricky Gervais meets Dave Weisser) until Mark Williams exploded on Bill Evans' "Peri's cope" or "Up your Periscope" as it is referred to in some irreverent circles. Mark Also did the business on "Django" as did Darren Grainger, this week on tenor. Despite wearing outrageous red trainers John Pope 'walked' well on fretless when they jammed a throwaway 12 bar in F.
As ever, Eric Stutt kept it tight and Barry Ashcroft, as well as having some good solos also wrote a few of the 'charts'. Sitters-in sat-out this week with only the ubiquitous David Carnegie (drums tonight) and a young guitarist, Tom, who showed no fear of following Mark. The boy did good.

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