Music and its associations – it’s all in the mind

March 7, 2013 at 3:08 pm | Posted in Impressions, Jazz | Leave a comment
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LAMP  - where Interplay plays on May 24thAfter a recent Interplay gig a friend of about my age asked “Where does this stuff come from? It sounds like those cool American detective series from the early 1960s”. He was expressing pleasure both at the music and at how it connected him with something else he really liked.

It’s lovely that people attribute the same music with such widely varied associations. If the music is mine these are often ideas I have never even thought of! Of course the suggestive power of music and its ability to fire the imagination is one of its greatest qualities. But it still knocks me out – and makes me smile – when I hear comments like this. Continue Reading Music and its associations – it’s all in the mind…

Interplay – the audience verdict!

February 25, 2013 at 3:53 pm | Posted in Impressions, Jazz, music | 1 Comment
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Our visit to Chesterfield Jazz Club last week seems to have been a great success! There was a good and responsive audience and the band was on really fine form. But don’t just take our word for it – see what some of the audience said afterwards…

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