I have my Spotify Daily mix 1 playing as I type, this list is very much swing era based and opens with Woody Herman's Orchestra playing "At the Woodchopper's Ball" which was pretty much their signature song. I called in at the Kynn the other day and a chap at the bar got us all … Continue reading Obligatory Post Named After A Jazz Song
A few bits of Jazz from along the spectrum to liven up a Wednesday First up Yorkshire born guitarist John McLaughlin with the Mahavishnu Orchestra, a band which was the first of his bands with unpronounceable names https://youtu.be/gv_bkS5VVaA Next up something from the Trad boom of the 1960s with Terry Lightfoot covering an old … Continue reading A Hump Day Musical Interlude
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeS58ugfQ2c Now one may wonder as my sudden inclusion of music tracks to open and close this entry, there is no particular reason other then to liven the page up a bit. If you think you know why I selected these particular tracks please comment below and I will tell you if you are right … Continue reading Bottom
The word 'Disaster' a very flexible word which often serves to make more out of an unfortunate melodrama then it's worth. The Hindenberg Crash and the sinking of the Titanic were disasters; Philippa's attempts at making Creme Brulee, while not a success could hardly be compared to a true disaster. I must admire her determination … Continue reading …and I feel fine.
Those of you who are Facebook I wonder if you help a friend of mine out. Alex Robbins is a regular customer and a part time staff member at one of the Pubs owned by my boss and she is entering the Miss Black Country competition and being a good friend and co-worker I am … Continue reading A Favour for a Friend