Category Archives: Music

13 Old Jazz Concert Reviews

Concert Review Abdullah Ibrahim Trio – Birmingham Symphony Hall – June 3rd 2005 One of the legends of African Jazz piano, Abdullah Ibrahim led his trio through an exultant, jubilant set when he played at Birmingham Symphony Hall. The trio … Continue reading

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Six Old Concert Reviews

Dervish – Lichfield Guildhall – 3rd February 2008 The world famous traditional Irish band Dervish called into Lichfield Guildhall as part of their latest tour. The six piece band of Brian McDonagh on Mandola, Flute and whistle player Liam Kelly, … Continue reading

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Five Old Concert Reviews

Concert Review Keith James – The Songs of Nick Drake – Lichfield Guildhall April 30th 2005 The songs of one of the countries more mysterious, but revered songwriters were played to a select audience when Keith James played the music … Continue reading

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CD Review – Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band – Life at Captain Tom’s

CD Review – Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band – Life at Captain Tom’s Fat Hippy Records – FH56 GJCD2 8 out of 10 The guitarist, singer and songwriter Gerry Jablonski has released an album of superior blues rock on … Continue reading

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CD Review – The Fireman – Electric Arguments – One Little Indian

CD Review – The Fireman – Electric Arguments – One Little Indian 8 out of 10 ‘The Fireman’ is a collaborative project featuring British Music legend Paul McCartney, and the producer Youth and Electric Arguments is their third album, and the … Continue reading

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Consternation

Consternation   They say that electric guitars shouldn’t be let near Folk Music. It is a bad influence. All of those strangulated sounds, weird noises and off notes shouldn’t be on the same stage as Mr Fender’s finest creation.   … Continue reading

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Lips Against the Reed

Lips against the reed The piano lays down the chords, the drums and the bass are the groove. It is my job to connect with you, without the crutch of the spoken word.   Lips against the reed, and fingers … Continue reading

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