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Eric Marienthal

Live Music

It may not have the gloss of Felix or the carcinogenic atmosphere of the Jazz Club, but the Blue Note at the Kowloon Shangri-La hotel has proved a hefty draw since its opening in February.

Friday, 2 June, 2000, 12:00am


AS 1997 draws nearer, the 'Band Drain' is starting to kick into Hong Kong's live music scene.

Flash Harry will be splitting up and departing for their homelands. Guitarist 'Smokin' ' Steve Laue and vocalist Ian Geekie et al will be holding their last blues-rock gig in the Wanch tomorrow night.

18 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Local boys' last blast will get you into the swing of things

IT may be a treat to some but fans of Danny McGill and the Power Onions will be disappointed this Tuesday when the band kiss the territory goodbye.

The boys are off to L.A. and will hold their last show at Radio Free Hong Kong in the Music Union.

9 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Groovin' at the Fringe with JFK

AUSSIE ''Urban and Western'' singer-songwriter John F Kennedy (definitely no relation) will be performing a mix of pop, country, folk and rock at the Fringe Club tonight.

Fellow folkster Martin Dowds will be supporting the bill which starts at 8pm and will see Matchbox playing music from the 60s at 10.30pm to close the show.

22 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Jazz extravaganza with the top brass

JAZZAMATAZZ! Hong Kong will be swaying to the strains of soul, rhythm and blues this week with the arrival of brass bands galore and a big name London DJ, who has brought with him an armful of releases, old and new, for an unusual event to kick off the musical overload - a day and night of music on The Peak.

22 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Slow boat to rock'n'roll

MACAU is the musical place to be this weekend as Portuguese youth magazine Transformar will be celebrating its expansion into the eastern hemisphere with a rock concert on Sunday afternoon.

18 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Corea saxophonist takes centre-stage

SAXOPHONIST Eric Marienthal always regarded himself as a sideman, so when major jazz recording label GRP offered him the chance to record his own albums, he literally fell on the floor. ''It took me a while to pick myself up,'' said the Californian who has recently released his fifth album, One Touch.

29 Aug 1993 - 12:00am