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Om to Joy

A recently unearthed collaboration between Beethoven and a bunch of Tibetan monks who happened to be wandering around Vienna at the time. In a letter dated 1822 to his patron Count de Thalern, Beethoven wrote “These bald blokes in spa

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Don’t Fear the REAPER…

It used to be the case that digital recording and mixing was the preserve of the moneyed few. I recall being in a studio back in 2000 (not really all that long ago) and the manager showing me his pride

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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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