Wednesday= Weekly News round-up

Ingrid Laubrock. whose quartet gig tonight at “The Others” is on the
Late Arrivals board at http://www.jazzinlondon.net/
A Tall Story

Lucky people arriving on Eurostar into London ……

….to spend our bombed-out currency in our great city where you in the last week you could have heard Jamiroquai’s pianist playing in a pub for free and Kenny Wheeler for six pounds …..

are to have a new treat. Ebbsfleet will be saluting them with a fifty metre high white horse


I wrote up the Grammys in my sleep at speed before the sun rose on Monday morning and the piece and links are HERE.

Ingrid Laubrock at start-up venue

Jazz In London is a monthly, but Mick Sexton (nice guy, seen-it-all) also updates it during the month with a wry smile for people with their late gigs to put in . Yup. Been there!

This month the Late Arrivals board has interesting stuff, and how!

It’s called F-IRE at the Others. Full deatails are HERE. First up is Ingrid Laubrock’s Quartet.
Abroad she’s playing big venues. Her schedule in Europe and the US in the next few months is AMAZING. But tonight she and awesome piano player Barry Green are supporting a new venture for younger promoters in Stoke Newington. This is a community, and a strong and purposeful one.

WEDNESDAYS 8.00-11.30pm
The Others, 6 – 8 Manor Road, N16 5SA

11/02 Ingrid Laubrock:sax/ Barry Green: Piano/Ollie Brice: Bass/Javier Carmona: Drums followed by jam

And then every Wednesday. Looks VERY interesting!


Mark Turner

A worrying rumor about the risen-and-right-up-there star US tenorist from the BBC Messageboards


The merger of LiveNation and Ticketmaster

The way tickets are sold is changing. See THIS commentary on the implications at Allaboutjazz


Blossom Dearie

Sad news, obituaries everywhere.Much loved and admired.

But could any of us (or indeed the Australians and South Africans who love in london??) put our hands on our hearts or a bible or face Mecca and really say “I Like London in the Rain”?

Lionel Loueke

Tickets for 21st March going very fast for hot guitarist Lionel Loueke- last here with Herbie Hancock’s band – at the Vortex on March 21st.


Here is an Interesting piece about Scott Hamilton by Nick Catalano of Allaboutjazz.
It’s entitled Scott Hamilton: Is Expatriatism on the Rise, and discusses Scott Hamilton’s move to Italy.
Describing a gig he heard at the Pizza Express in Dean Street Catalino writes: “Soho is abuzz with talent these days “ makes me think:
But by the way, so are Covent Garden, and Stoke Newington and Dalston, and Richmond, Twickenham and Kingston, and Ealing, and all the Colleges of Music, and and and …..

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