BATH FESTIVAL’S ‘PARTY IN THE CITY’ at The Blowout Sax School 2018

Written by  on June 5, 2018

AT THE ARCH BLOG
Lyndon playing Hazel O’Connor’s Will You on front of a captivated audience.

A JOYOUS soiree of live music chez The Arch at Blowout Sax with a full house and some excellent performances ..
The First set was many of the sax classics..
Blowout Sax Mini Gig
PARTY IN THE CITY
Set List For MAY 18TH 2018.

SET 1 7.20pm
1. LAST NIGHT… The MARKAYS
2. SWEET HOME CHICAGO..BLUES BROS
3. PINK PANTHER.. HENRY MANCINI
4. SASSIE LASSIE..LOU DONALDSON
5. CAN’T MAKE YOU LOVE ME.. CANDY DULFER
6. LATE NIGHT SPIRITUAL. ARCHER MAYO
7. WILL YOU..HAZEL O’CONNOR
8. DIKALO.. MANU DIBANGO
9. PETER GUNN..DUANE EDDY
10. FOOD FOR THOUGHT…UB40
11. ONE STEP BEYOND blowout version.. MADNESS AND LEE KIX THOMPSON
12 .BAKER STREET…RAF RAVENSCROFT AND GERRY RAFFERTY

THEN at Half time Bath Guitar School sung three songs

Was some entertaining SET 2 DANCE REGGAE..Jammers 8.30

1. Lanea Kyoto .. Adam Callum Chris Siggery Rosie
2. Melodic loop Chris Siggery Rosie Callum
3. What I say.. Rosie
4. Blazo Green.. Cosmo
5. Je Vous Adore. Cosmo
6 Bubble reggae..Rosie Sarah Ollie Boston Lyndon Callum Prof Steve Vick
7. Simple Goals.. Prof Adam Lyndon Andy C Belfin.
8. Big Heart.. Ollie Boston Lyndon Callum Prof Steve Vick
9. BIG JAM Gypie Mayo REGGAE all stars.. all in plus Boo

PLEASE BE READY AND BY THE STAGE A SONG BEFORE YOU ARE PLAYING…….
RELAX AND ENJOY YOURSELVES

Another very soon

Wrango Tolker’s Dakota  

Written by  on April 29, 2018

A track called Dakota – deep house sax featuring blowout sax stalwart Franny-20745976_1989830114583931_4099090682373115569_o


Its on Spotify under Wrango Tolker.
 

KAZOO a new and the old -the instrument that can help you growl!!

Written by  on February 23, 2018

The Kazoo which is the perfect way to work out how to growl the hum way. After much badgering my son made me upgrade..

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its all here in my book the way to growl
blowout front 72dpi v2

or go on youtube too https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVUqHfqUYAQ&t=28s

Quincy Jones recalls John Coltrane

Written by  on February 9, 2018

Is there an example from the work you did, maybe with Michael Jackson, which illustrates what you’re talking about?
Yeah, the best example of me trying to feed the musical principles of the past — I’m talking about bebop — is “Baby Be Mine.” [Hums the song’s melody.] That’s Coltrane done in a pop song. Getting the young kids to hear bebop is what I’m talking about. Jazz is at the top of the hierarchy of music because the musicians learned everything they could about music. Every time I used to see Coltrane he’d have Nicolas Slonimsky’s book.

Yeah, he was famously obsessed with the Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns. That’s the one you’re talking about, right?
That’s right. You’re bringing up all the good subjects now! Everything that Coltrane ever played was in that thesaurus. In fact, right near the front of that book, there’s a 12-tone example — it’s “Giant Steps.” Everyone thinks Coltrane wrote that, he didn’t. It’s Slonimsky. That book started all the jazz guys improvising in 12-tone. Coltrane carried that book around till the pages fell off.

When Coltrane started to go far out with the music —
“Giant Steps.”

Even further out, though, like on Ascension —
You can’t get further out than 12-tone, and “Giant Steps” is 12-tone.

But when he was playing atonally —
No, no, no. Even that was heavily influenced by Alban Berg — that’s as far out as you can get.

john coltrane

from my book Sax Madmen available on amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sax-Madmen-Mark-Archer/dp/178003816X

More excellent and controversial thoughts click below!!

http://www.vulture.com/2018/02/quincy-jones-in-conversation.html

Archer playing under an Arch

Written by  on January 18, 2018

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Sonny Rollins Williamsburg Bridge eat your heart out!!
Great accoustics!!

The Amazing Blowout Sax Gig black and white photos are now available

Written by  on January 2, 2018

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The Amazing Blowout Sax Gig photos are available from us ask if you would like to see more..taken by Simon Archer at www.simonarcherphotography.co.uk

and this new one of Mr Blowout Sax 2017..my bros has the eye..
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