Archive | November, 2010

PREVIEW: Christian Scott @ Hare & Hounds

Another Atlantic import lands at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath, this time in the shape of 27 year old Jazz trumpeter Christian Scott. Heralded as ‘the Architect of a new commercially viable fusion’ and ‘Jazz’s young style God’, Scott is the nephew of alto saxophanist Donald Harrison and a prominent face in today’s […]

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Signing Off Anniversary Tour, courtesy of UB40

OPINION: UB40 30th Anniversary of Signing Off – by Brian Travers

We’re currently on a thirtieth anniversary tour of the UK and Europe, thirty years that have flown by in a flash since we started out as eight young inexperienced guys from Moseley and Balsall Heath. As unrealistic as it is now, back in 1980 it seemed more realistic to start a band, get a hit […]

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