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Robin Nolan’s Gypsy Jazz Gig Book

I was lucky enough to play with Robin a few months back when he came over to play in Copenhagen. After the gig, being the kind and generous person that he is, he came up to me and gave me a copy of “The Gig Book“.  This is a great resource for anyone playing or […]

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Perfect Harmony

For a short time, while I was modulating from a rock bass guitarist into a jazz double bassist, I shared a flat with Andy Henderson (Echobelly’s drummer). I remember clearly one en-drunkened evening he was trying to tell me not to practice so much. I suspect now that he just wanted some peace and quiet […]

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Last 3 jazz concerts of 2011

It’s been a great year of live jazz for me and this is brilliant way of rounding it off. Two concerts with the Paul Harrison band, one last night in Randers and one in 30 minutes, tonight here in Hobro, both sell outs. Tomorrow night I will be playing gypsy jazz and so much more […]

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The Robin Nolan Jam session

What a wonderful gig and jam session this was. A veritable gypsy jazz acadamy. Many of Denmark’s best artists in the world of Gipsy Jazz turned up to share the stage with Robin Nolan – a great exponent of the acoustic guitar.  I was lucky enough that Walter Clerici gave me the call and the three of […]

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Swing 41

By Swing 41 Purchase Swing 41 Purchase Swing 41 on CD via Gateway Music This collection of classic Gypsy Jazz standards was brought to notoriety by Woody Allen who, in 2011, chose to use the recording of Je Suis Seul Ce Soir from this album for his box office hit Midnight in Paris. The soundtrack from […]

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