Jazz Lives

18 Jun 19
Of Werewolves And Other Strangers

If you could live your life over again, what would you change? Yeah, I know. The epitome of tired old questions. But I ask for a reason. My birthday is in a couple of weeks, and I’m not happy about it. I haven’t been happy about my birthday for almost a decade. It’s not so […]

18 Jun 19
Black Goddess Reviews

Yes, I’m aware that this is meant to be a ‘top 10,’ but I was planning to do this post anyway, and I have sooo many books I’m looking forward to. July Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim YA Fantasy Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses […]

18 Jun 19
over the offing

The only shimmer Ryo Fukui needed to communicate an era in an instant was the glimmer of piano keys.

18 Jun 19
@EnglishTips4U

People all over the world love listening to music. Sometimes, They love going to concerts to hear live music, and listening to recordings of their favourite artists. There are three genres of music as following: Traditional music (for example, folk music) Art music (for example, classical music) Popular music (for example, hip hop or rock […]

18 Jun 19
Rose Rambles...

Scientists Now Believe the Universe Itself May Be Conscious Editor’s Note: Ya think? Pardon me if at this point, I say…Duh! Humanity is about to undergo the fastest learning curve of our reality! There is so very much we do NOT know or understand…all we know is what we have been able to sense with […]

17 Jun 19
Alison Kerr's Jazz Blog

One of the strangest nights in the history of New York’s illustrious Carnegie Hall took place in November 1956 when Billie Holiday, the jazz singer now regarded as the greatest of them all, headlined a show entitled Lady Sings the Blues. What made it so unusual was not so much that a jazz star, and […]

04 Jun 18
Dani Barnes

My childhood taught me, that in many ways, life was better when performing. Safe in some, more dangerous in others. When art is performed live, or PERFORMED in anyway, there is a great risk involved that non-performers never see. Performance art is often seen as the work of vain, self-obsessed ‘camera hogs.’ It’s ACTUALLY the […]

04 Jun 18
Dani Barnes

My childhood taught me, that in many ways, life was better when performing. Safe in some, more dangerous in others. When art is performed live, or PERFORMED in anyway, there is a great risk involved that non-performers never see. Performance art is often seen as the work of vain, self-obsessed ‘camera hogs.’ It’s ACTUALLY the […]

17 Jun 19
Midnight Oil Studios

Breakout 1986 I think we all have our special “marching songs” in life. Those songs or groups or melodies or artists that come into our lives at certain times and make much difference. A difference greater than many of the other thousands events of life. The song “Break Out” is perhaps my personal marching song. […]

17 Jun 19

With the 2018-2019 season over, it’s time to start thinking about next year. So today, I’ll be setting my own power rankings including brief descriptions for every team. Let’s get started Western Conference Golden State Warriors The Warriors are the team to beat, despite recent advancements in the West, Curry and the Warriors will continue […]

17 Jun 19
Canberra CityNews

Six of Canberra’s big bands formed The Canberra Big Band Collective and it’s playing soon, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.