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Have You Listened to the Recordings?

Simple enough question. Have you? Or did you just learn Blue Bossa, All Blues, GDS, Canteloupe Island, Blues for Alice, ATUR and, um, all that jazz from courses? C’mon, be honest, I’m not going to set the dog on you… Jazz

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What Have the Romans Ever Done for Us?

How do jazz musicians learn, hear and think of tunes? They do it the way we all understand, read and speak. In chunks and in links between chunks, not word by word. Even when you put a new chart in

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Posted in b) Harmony & Comping, c) Musicianship
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Next Gig

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

Fri Oct 27th 9pm, £15 (£9 adv)
JLT feat the Fishwick brothers tpt & dms 

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