Tuba Skinny – their section!

Hot News – Tuba Skinny! A Livestream At The Starlight Tuba SkinnyTuba Skinny Tuba Skinny at the 7 Days of Satch! We are livestream busking again onSunday, May 31, 4-6:30pm CTZ! Hello everyone, we hope you are all doing well out there. We wanted to let you know that we’ll be playing two sets this … [Read more…]

Avid Jazz classic reissue double CD albums

The Miles Davis Quintet  – Four Classic Albums on two CDs – Avid Jazz ref  AMSC1376 I thought of starting this review by reminding Avid that Christmas normally happens in December because when I opened up the parcel to discover this compilation, I really felt that Christmas had come early. But then I looked at the … [Read more…]

Obituaries

Peter King, Britain’s greatest jazz saxophonist and world-class model aircraft builder – obituary From the Daily Telegraph 02/09/20 – He was also internationally recognised as a builder of model aircraft and in some parts was known chiefly as ‘the free-flight guy’. Peter King, who has died aged 80, was the finest alto saxophonist that British … [Read more…]

Pee Wee Russell’s paintings

Fed up with him spending his leisure time just watching TV and drinking beer in their New York apartment Mary – Pee Wee Russell’s long-suffering wife – bought him a painting kit and said – we’re told “here you are – don’t just sit there – paint. After being initially nonplussed by the idea – … [Read more…]

Jazz web sites

http://www.redhotjazz.com/   www.jazzradio.com/   download.cnet.com/s/jazz-radio   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz   https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/RedHotJazz/info   http://www.jazzology.com/index.php – Jazzology records, American Music etc with live sounds   http://www.chrisbarber.net/   http://www.redhotjazz.com/ – a superb history source   http://www.avidgroup.co.uk/ – record company   http://www.jazzfm.com/ – radio   http://nommagindex.azurewebsites.net/welcome – New Orleans Music magazine   https://www.jazzology.com/index.php – record labels and books   http://www.folkways.si.edu/ – records   http://www.fellside.com/ – Lake … [Read more…]

Memories……..

    Memoire – jazz days in Soho and beyond……..   Originally for Just Jazz magazine   I was reminiscing with friends in my Welsh retirement refuge recently and they suggested that some of the more printable ones – what to me were the exciting events with the Dobell record shop  (see photo above) crowd and … [Read more…]