Tag: Jazz

  • Wishing is not enough

    This time of year I get lots of mail wishing me a good year. Tell your friends and colleagues about us. Thanks!Share this Follow

  • World fusion

    Songlines Magazine,which specializes in world music reviewed the latest album from BandOrient- led by Yair Dalal and Eli Benacot (Eli is the musical director of the JP Big Band – where I play tenor and clarinet and serve as the contractor).  The group are amazing musicians – Yair is one of the world’s best oud […]

  • The role of leadership in protecting data

    Is a little fear in the workplace a good thing? Management Rewired, is a new book by the consultant Charles Jacobs. Instead of standardized procedures, dictated targets and harsh but true feedback, Jacobs suggests we’ll get better results “if, rather than trying to thwart their natural inclinations, we just accept how people behave and make […]

  • Hip Replacement

    Personally I prefer a good guitarist who can read and improvise. Tell your friends and colleagues about us. Thanks!Share this Follow

  • Continous security improvement , learning from mistakes

    There is something to be learned from what some of the great jazz musicians said: “It’s not the mistakes that count, it’s what you do after them that counts.” -Thelonious Monk Tell your friends and colleagues about us. Thanks!Share this Follow

  • The Artie Shaw collection is up for sale

    If you have some spare cash and you’re into swing – this item will interest you: Announcing the offer for sale of the personal library and archives of Artie Shaw (1910-2004), the great American bandleader, author, iconoclast and raconteur. The library consists of approx. 6,000 books, many with his personal notations. The archive, in over […]

  • A jazz trumpeter in a classical orchestra

    Kenny Wheeler’s music for small and large ensembles is one of my favorites. A conductor is getting an orchestra together for a performance but is having trouble getting a trumpet player. Finally, he calls a contractor, who tells him, “Well, the only guy I’ve got available at the moment is this jazz trumpeter.” Tell your […]