Jazz Gigs and Where To Find Them

Jazz Gigs and Where To Find Them

Jazz Clubs Worldwide DatabseA couple of days ago I was sent a photograph of a pub in Yorkshire where I played with a band called 'Special Brew'. It attracted a good crowd and ran weekly and successfully for an extended period. The band brought together some excellent musicians that included the great guitarist Mike Walker, then in his early twenties, who went on to play...

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Profane or not Profane

Profane or not Profane

Jazz Clubs Worldwide DBI recently submitted a promotional video to a social media site - that shall be nameless. Whoever approves videos, and I assume they speak English, however they refused to boost it because "The video contains Profane Language".

Perhaps you might be able to enlighten me? Can you detect Profanity in the voice over?

 

 

 

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Google Can Seriously Damage Your Website

Jazz Clubs Worldwide http://jazz-clubs-worldwide was created in 1997 and in time became the key resource for jazz musicians, jazz lovers, agents, groups, bands et al.

evilEventually it was ranked within the top million websites on the Internet. Hits and pages views showing an exceptionally high volume. Then in March two thousand and eleven there was a dramatic change in the Google...

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Remembering Pol (Pol Jazz) Lenders

Pol Lenders, whose real name is Leopold Lenders, known for a long time as Pol from the Pol's Jazz Club, born in 1917 and died on August 2, 20001, was a Belgian and Belgian jazz personality who opened several clubs in Brussels.

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  Pol's memory lives on in a cabinet
at The Jazz Station in Brussels

Pol Lenders was the son of a flower vendor who worked in the Place...

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Four Bar Intro - The Door to Possibilities

Most jazz musicians - and maybe even non-musicians - will know just how evocative good four bar intro can be. It starts your foot tapping. It attunes your ear to what is to follow. It is the passport control to a musical journey that can lead anywhere.

You just never know in advance. Routine licks. Something special that just appears from somewhere. "Oh dear. What the hell I am...

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