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Da-ba-da-ba-dah…

Never mind Baldwin’s superb yanqui lounge creep, I just love the beautifully done, inane, piss-take bossa. “You have my hand… it gives me the blues… in my heart…” Perfect Portubollocks. Also watch the woman on shaker (and “da-ba-da-ba-dahs”) at 1:42.

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Word for the Day: Slatin

Every now and then someone coins a new word and I think it deserves to spread. I’d like to introduce you to the wonderfully descriptive term “slatin”, which comes courtesy of virtuoso percussionist João Bosco de Oliveira. Bosco will sometimes

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29 June – Trio with Ed Jones
27 July – Trio with Roberto Manzin
at Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec