So Long Jeanne…

So long Jeanne… So sad to hear cover star to 2 Moochin’ About releases (The New wave I & The New Wave II) and Femme Fatale of French New Wave, Jeanne Moreau has died at the age of 89… she featured in 5 films covered in the Jazz On Film series… Les Liaisons dangereuses, Bay…

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So long Frank…

So long Frank… Its with great sadness to announce the death of Mr Frank Rouledge at the age of 91… Frank was a founding member and guitarist of Bats Heath & The Vampires, The 5 Nutters and The Fabulous Fred Heath Band… Frank was very influential in the early career of Freddie Heath, not only…

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BEAT, SQUARE & COOL…NEW EDITION COMING SOON…!

To all of you who’ve been getting in touch asking when Moochin’ About’s critically acclaimed Beat, Square & Cool boxset, will be back in print…. Well, the good news is, it will be available again later this year.. and the even better news, it will include an extra disc, with 2 extra remastered soundtracks…plus a…

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Alice coltrane’s rare concert harp solo performance released 30 years on for record store day…

On the 23rd of October 1987 in Warsaw, Poland at the  Jazz Jamboree festival, Alice Coltrane played an improvised harp solo that lasted over 9 minutes.   The harp belonged to harpist Anna Faber.  It was made in Russia she had acquired it in a most unusual barter;bags of white potatoes in exchange for a Russian pedal harp.  Anna, said the…

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NYC HONOURS MR DAVID AMRAM…

Two of the great living eclectics of American music are being celebrated in concert this week. Between the two of them, they’ve done amazing work in virtually every known genre of music that there is: one has spent his whole career writing for the Broadway stage, the other is best known for his movie soundtrack…

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