Month: July 2022

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Art Themen/Dave Barry Quartet: Hanky Panky review – what a difference a day makes…

(Trio)A brief, last-minute session yielded solid gold for this spontaneous jazz groupingLast-minute arrangements sometimes turn out lucky. Drummer Dave Barry was booked for a recording session that was cancelled. He had wanted to record with saxophonist Art Themen for some time and grabbed the cancelled date. Themen was free, and so were their first choices, pianist Gareth Williams and bassist Dave Green. This is the result. The eight tracks are […]

todayJuly 30, 2022

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twitter.com/disquiet: Ominous, Headroom, Stats

I do this manually each Saturday, usually in the morning over coffee: collating most of the tweets I made the past week at twitter.com/disquiet, which I think of as my public notebook. Some tweets pop up sooner in expanded form or otherwise on Disquiet.com. I’ve found it personally informative to revisit the previous week of thinking out loud. This isn’t a full accounting. Often there are, for example, conversations on […]

todayJuly 30, 2022

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Not Remotely Confrontational

I visit homes for sale in the neighborhood sometimes just to see how a familiar landmark looks from the inside, sometimes to get a sense of the neighborhood’s architectural history, and sometimes I am rewarded with archaic details that make my heart sing. And with the realtor’s approval, I can hit the button and give it a listen. This one was a beauty. Large as this is, the sound it […]

todayJuly 30, 2022

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Green Man Preview #3: Willie J Healey

In the third of a series of preview pieces for this year's Green Man, Willie J Healey discusses an impromptu weekend-long stay on his first visit to the event

todayJuly 29, 2022

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