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Pausing for Breath

Here’s another video. Apologies for writing less recently, but it’s that ho-ho-ho time of year and I’ve got other things on. Anyway, this video is a stone-cold classic. Here’s Bud Powell in Copenhagen doing Anthropology (not, as a friend of

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The Rhythm Changes of Doom

Someone who has been following my bebop stuff has asked for help in overcoming his fear of Rhythm changes. So I’ll give it a go. Getting a grip on Rhythm changes is a bit like crossing a high bridge (it

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Next Gig

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

Fri Dec 22nd 9pm, £15 (£9 adv)
JLT feat Tom Ridout sax & recorder 

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