“Why do we do it?” by Paul Bacon

 

This oft repeated question was asked again by Paul Bacon, writing in the October, 2018, issue of Just Jazz Magazine. I won’t delve into the article – it’s for you to read and a well worthwhile read it is.

But it spurred me to re-feature this Jazz&Jazz post about Paul’s daughter Emily’s band,
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Olney Jazz Club Presents Jazz Colossus: 8.00pm Tuesday 2nd October

Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Olney Jazz Club
Carlton House Club, High St, Olney MK46 4BB
Tel: 01234 711348

Just a taster:

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Revisiting Joan Chamorro’s Young Sant Andreu Jazz Band Stars


I have followed and featured Joan Chamorro and Barcelona’s
Sant Andreu Jazz Band for several years. Avidly!

But it’s been a while since the last post and so I have to thank Francis Ketterer for posting this YouTube on my Facebook Jazzers Group.

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Follow Up to “It’s Time to Ring the Changes!”

“This online activity is good for us (and others) in many ways but it can take over, and we need to step back sometimes and ‘smell the roses’. Take care.” (Ian Maud).

 

This is the follow up to
Social Media or Jazz&Jazz? It’s Time to Ring the Changes!

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Social Media or Jazz&Jazz? It’s Time to Ring the Changes!


“This online activity is good for us (and others) in many ways but it can take over, and we need to step back sometimes and ‘smell the roses’. Take care.”

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Ewan Bleach Plays Baritone Sax at Fest Jazz …


Ewan hails from the UK but is also a main man in New Orleans. Clarinetist, saxophonist, pianist and singer, he favours 1920s and 1930s jazz and blues.

Ewan, on Baritone Sax, with Frog & Henry

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Brian Smith aka “Smiffy” is a Jazz Hero …


Come hook or crook he has kept jazz live and alive in Lemsford Village and before that at clubs in Welwyn Garden City year upon year.

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Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends Celebrate 35 Years of Sunday Lunchtime Jazz!


Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends along with Celebrity Guest Stars put on quite a show to celebrate
35 years of his Sunday Lunchtime Jazz Sessions: 1983-2018!

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Ewan Bleach Presents Frog & Henry at Fest Jazz 2018


Trevor Stent welcomed Ginny, myself and my Lens Camera to an exclusive event at
Fest Jazz 2018.

 

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Big Daddy Wilson Sings The Blues at Fest Jazz


Big Daddy Wilson was born over 50 years ago in a small town called Edenton,
North Carolina. Quitting school at 16, he joined the US Army in Germany,
where fell in love with the Blues.

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