New CDs & new discoveries…..

 Please note that the correspondence or ” feedback” section of this web site may not work. If you want to contact us to express any opinion  – or for any reason – please use this address – ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Jacques Gauthe in New Orleans – Jacques Gauthe – clarinet and soprano sax, Reide Kaiser – … [Read more…]

Tuba Skinny – their section!

News – Tuba Skinny have been in lock-down in New Orleans for eight weeks and unable to play together. Yesterday however they managed to borrow a room and get together for a jam…………’s all here – enjoy – it’s rare stuff. If you like it – copy it quickly before FB take it down!! Brian … [Read more…]

Jazz Festivals – and if you have more info please contribute

  Cancelled – June 2020 – 11 to 14 – 23rd Kircudbright Jazz Festival, Kirkcudbright, Scotland. 01557 330467. July 23-26 – Fest Jazz – Chateauneuf-du-Faou – Brittany. – – Coach trip from UK including hotel. For info call Tad Newton on 01604 858549 – July 25 – 31 -8th Ryedale Trad … [Read more…]

Avid Records – great value double album Jazz reissue series

Dinah Washington: Four Classic Albums (After Hours With Miss D / For Those In Love / Dinah Jams / The Swingin’ Miss D) (2CD) Avid Ref: AMSC1367If you are not familiar with Dinah Washington’s vocal style then an initial hearing could be something of a culture shock. It’s not that she’s outrageously different – no … [Read more…]


BUCKY (January 9, 1926 – April 1, 2020) by jazzlives Bucky Pizzarelli gave so generously of his sound, his melodic intelligence, his wit, his swing.  We could be forgiven for thinking we would always have him.  Here are two versions of TRES PALABRAS from the Atlanta Jazz Party, memorable in their quiet simple intensity. 2012, … [Read more…]