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Brian Harvey: "The exciting day arrived and we [as under age school boys] snuck into the [pub's] rehearsal room, sat awkwardly to attention on hard chairs in a row facing the band and heard our first - very loud - live jazz. What an occasion that was - we even drank beer because we understood that's what jazz people did and that's what the band were drinking." - (Just Jazz June 2020)

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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.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Corner House

Peter Wright (tpt), Barry Soulsby (clt/alt/vcl), Lawrence McBriarty (tmb), Terry Harvey (bjo/gtr), Brian Sibbald (bs), Fred Thompson (dms/vcl).
Part of me was still at the funeral when the VC 'boys' kicked off with "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" - somehow it seemed appropriate.
Brian Bennett was on holiday so Terry Harvey was in the banjo/guitar chair chording nicely on the latter instrument for "I'm Confessin' ". It was a routine sort of session with no real highs but, then again, no lows. In between tunes, Barry's impromptu burst on, I think, "Carnival of Venice" was worthy of a full blown feature.
Lance.

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