Blog Archives

Auf Wiedersehen Pet

A very dear friend, and amazing musician, Roberto Manzin is departing soon for Berlin. Bruder, du muβt jetzt biβchen Deutsch lernen… So we’re giving him a big send-off gig. He’ll be playing with the Jason Lyon Trio on Sunday 9

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in e) Rants & Ramblings

Seasons Greetings

Apologies for radio silence recently. I’ve been busy with various projects, few of them specifically music-related. Decided to wrap up the year with this animated Christmas greeting. I’ve been busily corresponding with some people over the past few months and

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in e) Rants & Ramblings

Little Niles

Somebody recently sent me this video clip of the band doing a Randy Weston number last year. It’s a great tune and deserves to be played more often. Tony Kofi (as), Jason Lyon (p), Henry Gilbert (b), Joel Prime (d)

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in c) Musicianship, e) Rants & Ramblings

Benet McLean with JLT Review

Thanks to Stephen Graham at Marlbank for this writeup of last week’s gig with the downright special Mr McLean. If you stick the words “jazz” and “violin” together, most people will be mentally transported to a Parisian boîte with Honeysuckle

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in e) Rants & Ramblings
Books for Sale
...appetising young books for sale... Pents book is recommended reading on Gary Burton's Berklee course.

This blog will always be free. But if you've found it particularly useful please consider making a small donation