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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, February 12, 2014

Murder Trial Verdict

Well the sad case is over now and Mark Arthur found guilty of the murder of Heather Arthur. No need to repeat the details as I'm sure there will be plenty media coverage including tomorrow night on BBC Look North after sentencing takes place.
May Heather now be allowed to Rest In Peace
Lance.

5 comments :

Kath Jobes said...

Justice has prevailed, and will allow those of us who knew Heather to have closure and move forward in this knowledge. Rest peacefully my friend, I think of you each time I sing Autumn Leaves...this one is always for you... with love xx

Ann Alex said...

Yes Kath, and I fondly remember Heather singing 'Round Midnight' on the same occasion at the Star pub. God bless her children. I'm so glad I knew Heather.

Laurie Brown said...

Hi Lance good to see you on the telly !
Wish me luck, just bought a tenor sax for
my eightieth birthday. Still enjoying things
at the Black Horse.
Best wishes

Lance said...

Well Laurie it wasn't exactly how I wanted to make my début on telly - far from it. One of the saddest moments I've ever experienced.
On a brighter note - Good to hear you''re now a musician as well as a drummer!

laurie brown said...

Yeh Lance so even if people say my tenor playing
is c++p Im still (I hope) a good drummer LOL

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