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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: 'Train Keeps a Rolling'

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The cover shot for guitarist Jeff Golub's new CD, Train Keeps A Rolling , tells a story - as does its title. The picture features Golub, guitar case in hand, standing between two sets of railway tracks with a black Labrador. Golub has endured a tough couple of years. In 2011, the optic nerves of his eyes inexplicably collapsed, leaving him blind. Then last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1298875/blue-notes-train-keeps-rolling
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes by Robin Lynam: Kara Grainger

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The wider world usually pays little attention to Australia's lively blues and roots music scene- largely, I suppose, because so few of these musicians choose to work much outside the country. This is a shame, because as any visitor to Sydney's The Basement club can attest, there is no shortage of talent, and every now and again an Australian blues artist does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1202508/blue-notes-robin-lynam-kara-grainger
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Joshua Redman

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Saxophonist Joshua Redman's early albums in the 1990s raised high expectations, but not all of his recordings since have fulfilled their promises. However, Walking Shadows ... The standards selected were Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein's The Folks Who Live on the Hill, Billy Strayhorn's Lush Life, Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin's Easy Living, Hoagy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1281029/blue-notes-joshua-redman
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Howard McCrary Jazz Orchestra

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam A new ensemble- The Howard McCrary Jazz Orchestra- will be making their first appearance in concert on Tuesday at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre with a programme entitled "Peace & All That Jazz". Singer, keyboardist, writer and arranger McCrary- who is based in Hong Kong but has a career résumé which includes working with Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1275943/blue-notes-howard-mccrary-jazz-orchestra
  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Chicago blues

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The local blues scene has picked up considerably over the past year or two, and one of the most prominent figures involved in it is harmonica player Henry Chung. On Saturday at Grappa's Cellar, Chung will present what has been billed as a "Night of Chicago Blues". Songs most famously recorded in America's Windy City will provide the core ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1265888/blue-notes-chicago-blues
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Terence Blanchard

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Blue Notes Four years have passed since trumpeter Terence Blanchard's last album as a leader: Choices (2009) featured some fine music marred by overdubbed monologues from philosopher-activist Dr Cornel West. Blanchard has been busy, nonetheless, composing for stage and screen. Projects included soundtracks for the movies Bunraku (2010) and Red Tails (2012), and the music ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1260790/blue-notes-terence-blanchard
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Reinterpreting Duke Ellington's 'Money Jungle'

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Composer-bandleader Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was famously reluctant to fire his musicians. He was generally able to make an unwelcome player feel sufficiently ... Augmenting the trio are trumpeter Clark Terry, trombonist Robin Eubanks, reed players Tia Fuller and Antonio Hart, guitarist Nir Felder, percussionist Arturo Stable and vocalists Shea Rose and Lizz ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1207684/blue-notes-reinterpreting-duke-ellingtons-money-jungle
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Danilo Rea; and Keith Jarrett's Standards Trio

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam The Umbria Jazz Festival, which has its 40th anniversary this year, is one of the greatest annual musical events of its kind in the world. It takes place from July 5-14, and alongside the major attractions- Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Diana Krall, Terence Blanchard, Branford Marsalis, Keith Jarrett's Standards Trio and more- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1255631/blue-notes-danilo-rea-and-keith-jarretts-standards-trio
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Jeremy Monteiro's jazz divas

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam For most jazz musicians, one diva at a time is plenty to cope with. Issues of temperament can arise. Not so for pianist Jeremy Monteiro, a singer himself, who has developed the fine art of accompanying jazz vocalists to a high level. This coming Saturday and Sunday at Grappa's Cellar, he and his trio play the two Hong Kong dates of their Asian tour- which also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1250528/blue-notes-jeremy-monteiros-jazz-divas
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES

    Blue Notes: Harry Connick Jnr

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam I don't watch American Idol and so missed Harry Connick Jnr's appearance as a "mentor" earlier this month. However, I hear that he politely told the contestants and judges a few home truths about performing standards from The Great American Songbook- a subject he knows more about than most. He said it was a good idea to understand what the lyrics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1245011/blue-notes-harry-connick-jnr

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