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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.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Q: How do you know when a bass solo has ended? A: The audience has stopped yawning. Q: Why do musicians like drum solos? A: It gives them the opportunity to go to the bar. Q: Why do audiences like drum solos? A: It gives them the opportunity to go to the bar. Anon.

1 comment :

laurie brown said...

I was amused at the suggestion that musicians like drum solos so
they can go to the bar! Its true!
When I first came back to Newcastle
from London I took my son to the
corner house to hear some jazz (no names will be mentioned) my son asked if I could sit in. On being
invited up the band kicked off with
an up tempo 3/4 possibly to throw
me .(never?!?) They must have downed
a couple of pints & I loved it.Nice
try guys.

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