Monthly Archives: June 2014


Live Review: GoGo Penguin at Brighton Dome

GoGo Penguin Brighton Dome Studio Theatre Saturday 24th May, 2014       In a veritable sea of trumpeted young rising stars, it’s often difficult to distinguish the truly groundbreaking, those who really have something different to bring to the table.  Picture then, three men who create the kind of  musical synergy together, which bandleader and…


Live Review: Katy O’Neill Trio at The Verdict

Katy O’Neill Trio with Rebecca Fidler The Verdict, Brighton Saturday 31st May, 2014            The group were augmented by  Tim Wells on organ who added a gospel touch to many of the tunes.     Highlights included the Etta James classic I’d Rather Go Blind, a beautiful interpretation of a Tom Waits tune…


Live Review: Kemptown Carnival 2014

Now in its third year, the Bristol Bar Jazz Stage was the place to be during the 2014 Kemptown Carnival. Students from Brighton Jazz School’s Saturday class began with a selection of classic jazz tunes such as Blue Bossa. Brighton Jazz School’s Learn To Play class then took to the stage and vocalist Yvonne Rawcliffe…