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The Silver Bullet

Adios then, Señor Blues. We did a couple of numbers as tributes to Horace Silver on the gig last Monday. Didn’t even know someone had written lyrics to Nica’s Dream. Cool though. Horace came up in the bebop era, but

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Instant Big Band – Just Add Beer

or How to Be an Arranger without Really Trying. If you have a busy jam session it can be great fun to get every horn player in the room up together for a feature number at some point in the night.

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Next Gig

We play every month at Toulouse Lautrec in Kennington, South London.

Sat 29 July 9pm, £15 (£9 adv)
JLT with Ed Jones tenor

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