Monthly Archives: January 2013

Poor thing… he just doesn’t realise the danger!

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You Can’t Say Fairer Than That…

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Puttin’ On My Top Hat…

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The Great Chet Baker …

A great clip showing the artistry of the amazing Chet Baker I remember him coming over to Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in Soho, London. There is also a great film about him by Bruce Weber, ‘Let’s Get Lost.’

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The Price of Silence…

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Members of the The Philadelphia brass section…

Great fun… Here’ a little pice by group member Roger Blackburn on the above ensemble: “… After 34 years in the Philadelphia Orchestra (2008), the years I performed with this quartet were my favorite. We were true ambassadors for the … Continue reading

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Hung from another lamp post!

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The Fabulous Alison Balsam talks about the Trumpet

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Loophonium…

I must get a picture of Fritz Spiegel’s ‘Loophonium’ on here. It is currently on view in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Here it is… About the artwork (The following text is copied from the website of the Walker Art … Continue reading

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60 minutes Overtime: Wynton Marsalis on Louis Armstrong

CBS video link to Wynton Marsalis talking about recently discovered footage starring Louis Armstrong

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