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Easter Saturday 3rd April 2021 - JOY SPRING

   Joy Spring - Clifford Brown also Manhatten Transfer
   Joy Spring - guide tone exercise
   Mark's Spring Medley ...
   Younger Than Springtime - version by Art Farmer (3rd look)

     
 
     
 
     

Good Friday 2nd April 2021 - JOY SPRING

   I Feel Good - James Brown
   The (Spring) Chicken - Maceo Parker (3rd look)
   There Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens - Louis Jordan

 

Wednesday 31st March 2021 - JOY SPRING

   Early Spring - Metronome All Stars 1951
   Spring Can Really Hang You Up (3rd look)  version by Toots Thielemans

   
   

Monday 29th March 2021 - JOY SPRING

   Aguas De Marco (3rd look)  version by Oleta Adams & Al Jarreau
   plus some rain stick practice ...
   Joy Spring (bars 1-8 FUNKY)

 

Saturday 27th March 2021 - SPRING IS HERE

   Younger Than Springtime - version by Art Farmer (2nd look)
   Waltz For Spring - Laurie Lewis & Heather Stewart (2nd look)

   
 

Friday 26th March 2021 - SPRING IS HERE

   The (Spring) Chicken - Maceo Parker (2nd look)
   Spring Affair - Donna Summer (2nd look)

   
 

Wednesday 24th March 2021 - SPRING IS HERE

   Spring Can Really Hang You Up (2nd look)  version by Toots Thielemans
   Early Spring - Metronome All Stars 1951

   

Monday 22nd March 2021 - SPRING IS HERE

   Blue Moon and I VI II V (various options)
   Blues March (2nd look)  Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
   Aguas De Marco SOLO SECTION (2nd look)

 

Saturday 20th March 2021 - NEARLY SPRING

   Waltz For Spring - Laurie Lewis (1st look)
   Younger Than Springtime - version by Art Farmer (1st look)
   Let The Sunshine In - Edmundo Ros (the right version!)
   Equinox - JCOL backing track

   

Friday 19th March 2021 - NEARLY SPRING

   Spring Affair - Donna Summer (1st look)
   The (Spring) Chicken - Maceo Parker (1st look)

 
 

Wednesday 17th March 2021 - NEARLY SPRING

   Bed Springs Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson 1927
   Spring Can Really Hang You Up (1st look)  version by Sarah Vaughan

   

Monday 15th March 2021 - NEARLY SPRING

   Hot Springs Blues - Bessie Smith
   Aguas De Marco p1 (1st look)  Elis Regina & Tom Jobim
   Blues March (1st look)  Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

 
 

Saturday 13th March 2021 - STILL MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Walking In The SUNSHINE - Ella Fitzgerald
   Bring Me SUNSHINE (3rd look)
   Bring Me SUNSHINE - JCOL lick mash-up

     
   

Friday 12th March 2021 - STILL MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons (3rd look)
   Ain't No SUNSHINE - Bill Withers (3rd look)
   You Are The SUNSHINE Of My Life (stolen from Blues-n-Grooves ...)

   
   

Wednesday 10th March 2021 - STILL MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Bourbon St Parade - Chris Barber
   You Are My SUNSHINE (2nd look)  versions by Jerry Lee Lewis & Chris Barber
   Moppin And Boppin - Fats Waller

 
 

Monday 8th March 2021 - STILL MORE SUNSHINE WEEK
  International Women's Day

   Blues In The Night - Eva Cassidy
   You Are The SUNSHINE Of My Life (3rd look)  version by Cecilia Dale
   Blue In Green FUNKY (3rd look)  version by Elaine Ellias

 
   

Saturday 6th March 2021 - MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Bring Me SUNSHINE (2nd look)
   Aquarius / Let The SUNSHINE In
   Here Comes The SUN

   
 

Friday 5th March 2021 - MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons (2nd look)
   Ain't No SUNSHINE - Bill Withers (2nd look)

   
   

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 - MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Bourbon St Parade - Chris Barber
   SUNSHINE Express - Vince Benedetti & Diana Krall
   You Are My SUNSHINE (2nd look)

 
 

Monday 1st March 2021 - MORE SUNSHINE WEEK

   Nostalgia In Times Square - Mingus  also a version by Maggie Nicols
   You Are The SUNSHINE Of My Life (2nd look with horn lines)
   Blue In Green FUNKY (2nd look)  also a version by Cassandra Wilson

 
   

Saturday 27th February 2021 - SUNSHINE WEEK

   Bring Me SUNSHINE (1st look)
   Where Did Our Love Go (Where Did MY HAT Go)

   

Friday 26th February 2021 - SUNSHINE WEEK

   Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons (1st look)
   Ain't No SUNSHINE - Bill Withers (1st look)

   
 

Wednesday 24th February 2021 - SUNSHINE WEEK

   SUNSHINE Express - Jack Coles
   You Are My SUNSHINE (1st look)

 
 

Monday 22nd February 2021 - SUNSHINE WEEK

   Roadhouse Blues - John Lee Hooker
   You Are The SUNSHINE Of My Life (1st look)
   Blue In Green - funky backing

 
   

 

HALF TERM - Monday 15th to Sunday 21st February 2021

 

Saturday 13th February 2021

   Where Did Our Love Go (Where Did MY HAT Go)
         - tribute to Mary Wilson & The Supremes
   Time On My Hands (3rd look)

   
 

Friday 12th February 2021

   Spain - tribute to Chick Corea (WW)
   What's Going On - Marvin Gaye (3rd look)

   
   

Wednesday 10th February 2021

   In Your Own Sweet Way (3rd look)
   Moppin' And Boppin' - Fats Waller

   

Monday 8th February 2021

   Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (3rd look)
   Blues-n-Grooves horn riff

   

Saturday 6th Fe-BLUE-ary 2021

   Blue Skies - Ella Fitzgerald
   Time On My Hands (2nd look)

   

Friday 5th February 2021

   Damn Right, I Am Somebody - Fred Wesley
   What's Going On - Marvin Gaye (2nd look)

   
   

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

   In Your Own Sweet Way (2nd look)
   Sweet Sue - Fats Waller

   

Monday 1st February 2021

   Equinox (in concert B minor)
   Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (2nd look)
   Tiger Rag - Preservation Hall Jazz Band

   

Saturday 30th January 2021

   Can't Buy Me A HAT - The Beatles
   Time On My Hands (1st look)

     

Friday 29th January 2021

   Funky North Philly - Bill Cosby (WW)
   What's Going On - Marvin Gaye (1st look)

   
   

Wednesday 27th January 2021

   In Your Own Sweet Way (1st look)
   Racine - percussion piece

   

Monday 25th January 2021

   Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1st look)
   Respect - Aretha Franklin

   

Saturday 23rd January 2021

   America The Beautiful - Carl Fontana & Al Cohn (WW)
   Azure-Te / Paris Blues (3rd look)

   
   
 

Friday 22nd January 2021

   Living In America - James Brown (WW)
   Respect - Aretha Franklin

   

Wednesday 20th January 2021

   America - Bernstein, Keith Emerson & The Muppets (WW)
   Out Of This World (3rd look)

   
   
 

Monday 18th January 2021

   Mysterious Blues - Mingus
   Guadeloupe (3rd look)

 
   
 

Saturday 16th January 2021

   I've Got My HAT To Keep Me Warm
   Azure-Te / Paris Blues (2nd look)
   
   

Friday 15th January 2021

   One Way Out - Sonny Boy Williamson & Jimmy Page
   Incredible - Gary Barlow
   Back For Good - Gary Burt   Slow Smile soundcloud

 
   

Wednesday 13th January 2021

   Out Of This World (2nd look)
   One Way Out - Sonny Boy Williamson

   
 

Monday 11th January 2021

   F Blues (D7alt in bar 8)
   Guadeloupe (2nd look)
   Poursuite - percussion piece

 
   
 

Saturday 9th January 2021

   Blues in Bb
   Azure-Te / Paris Blues (1st look)
   Watermelon Man

   

Friday 8th January 2021

   Shake Everything You've Got - Maceo Parker
   Strasbourg St Denis - Roy Hargroves (in F)

   

Wednesday 6th January 2021

   Out Of This World (1st look)
   Tenor Madness in C

 

Monday 4th January 2021

   All Blues in 11/4
   Guadeloupe (1st look)
   Tenor Madness in Bb

   

 

Saturday 19th December 2020

   Warm In December - Julie London
   Let It Snow - Michael Buble (also Frank Sinatra)
   Merry Christmas Baby - Charles Brown (also Wynton Marsalis + Gregory Porter)
   Frosty The Snowman - Michael Buble

   
 

Friday 18th December 2020

   Funky Funky Christmas - Electric Jungle
   Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - The Temptations

   

Wednesday 16th December 2020

   The Christmas Waltz
   Away In A Manger (A Way In)

 
   

Monday 14th December 2020

   Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
   Jardin d'Hiver
   Santa Claus - Sonny Boy Williams

   

Saturday 12th December 2020

   Sugar Rum Cherry - Ellington (Tchaikovsky)
   Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

   

Friday 11th December 2020

   Santa's Got A Brand New Bag - Gary Walker
   Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto - James Brown
   African Skies - Brecker (WW)

 
 

Wednesday 9th December 2020

   We Free Kings - Roland Kirk
   Baby It's Cold Outside (WW Chile)

   

Monday 7th December 2020

   Santa - Lightnin' Hopkins (in E but changed to F)
   Sticky Wicket - Dexter Gordon

 
 

Saturday 5th December 2020

   Cherry - Gerry Mulligan
   The Pink Panther

 
 

Friday 4th December 2020

   Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin
   African Skies - Brecker (WW)

 
 
 

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

   She's Funny That Way
   Slow Boat To China (WW)

 
 
 

Monday 30th November 2020

   After Supper - Basie (in G)
   Israel - Carisi & Miles (WW)

 
 

Saturday 28th November 2020

   I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
   Don't Cry For Me Argentina (WW)

 

Friday 27th November 2020

   What Goes Up Must Come Down - Soul Inc
   Funkin' For Jamaica - Tom Browne (WW)

 

Wednesday 25th November 2020

   I Let A Song Go Out Of My Head
   Cuba, Quiero Bailar La Salsa (WW)

 
 

Monday 23rd November 2020

   Stormy Weather - Eva Cassidy
   Stolen Moments - Oliver Nelson

 
 

Saturday 21st November 2020

   Blues in Fm
   Mambo Italiano (WW)

 
 

Friday 20th November 2020

   Red Barron - Billy Cobham
   What The Funk - Memphis Horns

 
 

Wednesday 18th November 2020

   South Of The Border, Down Mexico Way (WW)
   T'Aint No Sin To Take Off Your Skin

 
 

Monday 16th November 2020

   Jammin' - Bob Marley
   Boogie Chillen - John Lee Hooker
   Blue Train - John Coltrane

 
 

Saturday 14th November 2020

   Our Love Is Here To Stay
   Barbados - Charlie Parker (WW)

 
 

Friday 13th November 2020

 
 

Wednesday 11th November 2020

 

Monday 9th November 2020

 
This Is Hip - John Lee Hooker

 

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Saturday 24th October 2020

 

Friday 23rd October 2020

 

Wednesday 21st October 2020

 

Monday 19th October 2020

 

Alfie's Theme - Sonny Rollins

Saturday 17th October 2020

 
 

Friday 16th October 2020

   
I'll Take You There - Staple Sisters (Aretha Franklin)

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Saturday 26th September 2020

 
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