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Sting: "I wrote that song [Roxanne], it was originally a bossa nova". - (Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music BBC 4, 17 January 2020)


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Today Monday January 20



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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

George Shearing 89 not out

Many happy returns to one of the greatest - from Liz.


Lance said...

An amazing man and a great musician. I think , back in the 1940's and 1950's, the Shearing Quintet opened a door that allowed many to ease into a world they may have otherwise stayed clear of.
I still remember with a great deal of pleasure hearing George with Mel Tormé at the Royal Festival Hall.
Carmen McRae was on the bill too!

Anonymous said...

What a line up! one of my huge regrets is that I never managed to see Mel live.

Anonymous said...

...and buddy Greco is 82 today.