Day: 31 March 2014

31 March 2014

The Column: Eddie Myer – A Tale of Two Cities

    I was in New York last week on non-jazz related musical business and managed to find the time to drop into the Zinc Bar for one of their Tuesday night jam sessions, hosted by the outstanding pianist Orrin Evans. The jam session remains a popular format here in Brighton and it was interesting and […]

31 March 2014

Frank Harrison Interview

How did you first get into jazz?     “On a family holiday when I was eleven we had a Billie Holiday tape on loop. I was really intrigued by the harmonies – they were just the right balance between accessible and unusual – and when I got home I sat at the piano and tried […]

31 March 2014

Elaine Crouch and Helen MacDougal Interview

Vocalists Elaine Crouch and Helen MacDougal will be the first students to graduate from Chichester College’s new HND jazz course. Here they talk about the course and their upcoming gig.   How did you first start to get into jazz? Elaine: “Quite late actually!  Although I’ve always loved all kinds of music and had a […]

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