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!
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!
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
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”?