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In Search of the Authentic Jazz Voice

“In Search of the Authentic Jazz Voice” is the title of my presentation to the Second IJVC in Helsinki in October, held at the Sibelius Academy. Here’s the abstract:

Jazz accommodates diverse and distinct voices. Besides the ‘Greats’, think of Johnny Hartman, Carmen McRae, Andy Bey, Abbey Lincoln, Mel Tormé, Anita O’Day, Mark Murphy or Blossom Dearie. Our study of distinct jazz voices and approaches to story telling, rhythmic gesture, …

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Out to Lunch with Steve Melling!

If you missed my lunchtime duo concert with Steve Melling on Friday 10 February at University of Leeds here is video of it. As you’ll hear, with his dynamic and deeply swinging piano style, Steve energises any musical partnership.

Concert Series: The Jazz Song Uncovered by University of Leeds – School of Music on Livestream – Livestream.com

In a programme marking 100 years …

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SEVEN DEADLY SINGS
Louise Gibbs and The Septet with Tony Kofi (alto/baritone saxes), Tim Whitehead
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