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Guildhall Big Band: Pure and Simple

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Attiva dal 1880, la Guildhall School of Music and Drama è un prestigioso centro di formazione artistica, nonché fucina inesauribile di talenti del Regno Unito. Nell’ambito delle sue attività didattiche ha grande spazio l’insegnamento del jazz, nonché la sovvenzione di una big-band costituita da giovani musicisti. Tra i suoi docenti si segnala il pianista John Taylor, leader aggiunto di ...

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Guildhall Big Band with Special Guest John Taylor: Pure and Simple

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It would be easy to call Pure and Simple a John Taylor project, since all the charts are his and he's a featured soloist on every track. But, as was the case with the Australian Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra's The Mothership Plays the Music of Mike Nock (Jazzgroove, 2006), that would be a mistake. As part of ...