And who could blame him – a delightfully riotous assembly at the Gold Street Gossip Shop. Apologies for turning up late, although it might be that everyone else turned up early. Continue reading
By Taariq Hassan
The last jazz Jam of the year 2017 came and went with a bang.
A good turnout embraced the temperamental weather that Melbourne’s end of year December festivities offers and enjoyed some more: very loud drum solos; find a key singing; wandering tempos; lost chord changes and hackneyed show tunes and ancient standards being mangled yet again. Continue reading
from Taariq on location
The sheltered workshop for the tone deaf and rhythmically challenged held yet another Jam session on Sunday. A modest turn out on a slightly cool spring day saw many of the usual suspects mangle some of the tried and tested, (sorely tested) material yet again.
This scribe started on piano, albeit a little rusty because you can’t take a piano with you when you go for spring cross country skiing Continue reading