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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)

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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

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Wednesday Gig/Jam


We play every Wednesday night, 9 to 12.30, at Toulouse Lautrec in Kennington, South London. It starts as a gig then becomes a jam. We welcome and accommodate all, but please do have a squizz at Thoughts from the Piano Chair of a Jam Session.
Illustration by Sue Harding

June guest soloists
7 Sara Dowling voc
14 Ed Riches gtr
21 Duncan Eagles tenor
28 Tom Ridout tenor

More info on guests here


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