Christmas SwingEasy Show
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Christmas SwingEasy Show


This is a reprise of my SwingEasy Christmas show, featuring seasonal music from Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Witherspoon, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan, the Andrews Sisters, Django Reinhardt, Fats Waller, Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga, and Mahalia Jackson reminding us that Jesus is the reason for the … Continue reading

Hooray! Back on the air!
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Hooray! Back on the air!


And Artistry Jumps! (Not actually Stan Kenton, but a good rendition of Stan the Man’s chart.) Since Ofcom rules bar community radio broadcasters from being involved in political action (shame!) I had to come off the air during the General Election. Now, whatever you might think of the electoral result, I hope you’ll welcome me … Continue reading

Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7
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Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7


A personal statement from Karl Dallas In 1982 I was kicked off my British Forces radio programme because of my opposition to the Falklands War. Oh, that wasn’t the official reason. The establishment doesn’t work like that. The mandarins at the BFBS just said they weren’t renewing the contract for my monthly jazz show. But privately, … Continue reading

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Very Short Notice-NYC Documentary Film Premier Tomorrow


Gilad AND ALL THAT JAZZ- NYC Documentary Film Premier http://www.gilad.co.uk/writings/2015/3/15/giad-and-all-that-jazz-nyc-documentary-film-premier The New York City Documentary Film Premier, Wednesday March 18th, 7 pm Theatre 80 80 St. Marks Place New York 10003 https://theatre80.wordpress.com/ A film by Golriz Kolahi Watch trailer: https://vimeo.com/24659402 A film that follows a flourishing year in the life of Gilad Atzmon, one of … Continue reading

New jazz albums I like
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New jazz albums I like


Best-selling new jazz albums in Amazon’s Digital Music Store. Emily Saunders Outsiders Insiders | Format: MP3 Download Price: £6.99 Rhonda Thomas Vinyl Daze  | Format: MP3 DownloadPrice: £6.49 Courtney Pine Song (The Ballad Book) | Format: MP3 DownloadPrice: £7.49 Video Games Live Level 4 | Format: MP3 Download Price: £7.49 Buddy Rich Birdland | Format: … Continue reading