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Ethan Iverson: "I asked Bertha [Hope] if she ever used the word "contrafact" to describe the process of writing new tunes over old changes, and she replied, "Of course not. The only people who used that word went to a university to learn about jazz."" - (Jazz Times March 2020).

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COFID- 19

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.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mingus Lives!

If you're not listening already - listen now!. It's fantastic!
Tune in to Radio 3 or listen to the whole shebang here.
I'm already adding it to my Key Moments!
Wow! that was really something! Best Jazz at the Proms concert ever!
The good news is that you can watch it on BBC 4 tomorrow night (August 25) at 7:30pm. Better Git it in Your Soul!
Lance.
PS: Going down well with the promenaders too!

2 comments :

Russell said...

Rip roaring band. Tremendous!

Dave Parker (on F/b) said...

Thank you so much for drawing my attention to this. Fantastic concert! I don't often like orchestral arrangements of jazz but Mingus' music really works here.

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