New Scottish Jazz Talent

The Fergus McCreadie Trio are all talent young men and they are heading upwards on a steep trajectory. This is the opening track of their third album, ‘Forest Floor’. It is called Law Hill.  

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Erroll can play piano

Mr Erroll Garner was a superb player and much admired in his lifetime. The footage is old but you still get a glimpse of his ability. We can still get a kick out of his effortless skills. Image CC BY 2.0      

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Nina Simone How it feels to be Free

If you like Nina and if you like great piano and if you like a committed songstress and if you like a live performance and if you like a song that deals with issues Then you will love this performance from the Montreux Jazz...

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Ellis the Educator!

It is good to celebrate at the time of his departing one of the great American musical educators Ellis Marsalis. The family were not able to give him a huge musical New Orleans funeral. Undoubtedly his impact and influence will...

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Europe’s Jazz conquers France!

It seems remarkable that World War 1 opened the door to the growth of an African American musical phenomenon Jazz.  It begins with a New York Regiment the 369th consisting mainly of African Americans, achieving fame for...

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