Monthly Archives: August 2006

Saying of the day

It’s illegal, it’s immoral or it makes you fat

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Chris Potter’s Underground. Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho. Tuesday July 18th 2006.

The billing in the Pizza Express programme asserts that Chris Potter is America’s most thrilling saxophonist and composer. That’s a hard act to live up to but “Underground” did not disappoint. Potter started with a “Wayne Shorteresque” number led by … Continue reading

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Salaam Brick Lane by Tarquin Hall.

Not to be confused with the controversial novel “Brick Lane” by Monica Ali. This is a very well written account of life in the east end of London and particularly Brick Lane written in an autobiographical way. It’s excellent – … Continue reading

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Why birds sing. by David Rothenberg.

Well the answer is that only the birds know if anyone, but this is an extensive review of just about everything humans know about it and have written about it in science, poetry, music, history and literature. Rothenberg is clearly … Continue reading

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Steve’s gigs August and September 2006

Back seat jiver Originally uploaded by Culture Shock. STEVE’S GIGS : August 2006 Hi Friends Here’s some info about gigs in the near future. Friday 4th August 2006 – that’s tomorrow! The Strand, Dale Road, Matlock 01629 584444 Steve with … Continue reading

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