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Essential Collection - Benny Goodman
Essential Collection - Benny Goodman
Price: £5.36

5.0 out of 5 stars Swing it!, 29 Jan. 2015
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I've bought a few of these Essential Collection cd's in recent weeks (Fats Waller, British Dance Bands, The Dorsey Brothers) - all good value - good sound - and great music. This compilation from the recordings of Benny Goodman is no exception. An excellent introduction and easy to recommend.


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Offered by Sinbury
Price: £2.89

5.0 out of 5 stars A very useful item - saves me putting the loft ladder down ..., 29 Jan. 2015
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A very useful item - saves me putting the loft ladder down (my pc is up there) just to charge my kindle.


Vision Media 10 X Single Clear CD Jewel Case - 10.4mm
Vision Media 10 X Single Clear CD Jewel Case - 10.4mm
Offered by Vision Media Store
Price: £6.10

4.0 out of 5 stars Good, functional item., 29 Jan. 2015
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The edges are a little rough and the plastic is on the thin side - but they do the job perfectly well for the price.


The Silver Streak
The Silver Streak
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Offered by Lovefilm UK Limited
Price: £2.49

5.0 out of 5 stars What big teeth you have ..., 3 Jan. 2015
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Gene Wilder is a favourite actor of mine (from back in the day) and this film is one of his best. It's a joyfully funny take on the 'train mystery' genre, with terrific support from Richard Pryor and the very talented and beautiful Jill Clayburgh. I was surprised to find out that Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor only made four films together - Silver Streak, Stir Crazy, See No Evil - Hear No Evil, and Another You - and this is probably the best (although it's been a while since I saw Stir Crazy). Very much a product of it's time (1976), but I'd rather sit back on a Bank Holiday afternoon watching this than The Sound of Music any day!


Solaris
Solaris

3.0 out of 5 stars Those long, long, days ..., 6 Dec. 2014
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This review is from: Solaris (Kindle Edition)
I really struggled to connect with this book. Perhaps I was looking for something a little less metaphysical and more plot driven. Think I'll try the film versions. I notice that the Soderbergh film has very mixed reviews, so will try and watch the Tarkovsky version from 1972 first - I don't mind a few subtitles.


Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings (Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz)
Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings (Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz)
Price: £10.30

4.0 out of 5 stars Don't step in the gutbucket ..., 6 Dec. 2014
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Terrific perspective on these jazz classics. I have no musical training, so most of the technical stuff went over my head - but I can listen to the music now with new ears! If you've got some or all of Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings, this book can only increase your pleasure.


Giant Steps: Bebop And The Creators Of Modern Jazz, 1945-65
Giant Steps: Bebop And The Creators Of Modern Jazz, 1945-65
Price: £6.99

4.0 out of 5 stars 'No dancing ...', 29 Oct. 2014
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Great music, hard drugs, quick fingers, short lives, night clubs, bus tours, sometimes jail. The roads these talented young men walked down may have been painfully difficult to navigate at times, but fortunately the music rarely touched the ground. If you are remotely interested in Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk et al this is definitely a good read. Use it alongside the All Music Guide to cherry pick the best of bebop.


Days Of Future Passed
Days Of Future Passed
Price: £5.50

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5.0 out of 5 stars Close the bedoom door, put on your headphones, turn out the light ..., 23 Sept. 2014
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This review is from: Days Of Future Passed (Audio CD)
Perhaps my favourite Moody Blues album. 'Dawn is a Feeling', 'Tuesday Afternoon', and 'Nights in White satin' are particularly irresistible. The latter song also contains one of the most optimistic lines in pop or rock music, 'just what you want to be, you will be in the end'. Here's hoping. Ps. The bonus tracks are well worth a listen too - a great package.


The Essential Collection
The Essential Collection
Price: £5.31

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5.0 out of 5 stars A drink for the piano player., 23 Sept. 2014
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Have played this a lot since buying it. Some wonderful old favourites and plenty of songs and tunes I'm just getting to know. Night club, theatre, bar room and the end of the pier all rolled into one. And for all the years that have passed, they sound good too. Enjoy.


The Universe: In 100 Key Discoveries
The Universe: In 100 Key Discoveries
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Far out., 23 Sept. 2014
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13.7 billion years of history. Layer upon layer of discovery and hypothesis. More avenues for further reading than my brain could ever travel down in one measly lifetime - even if I was really intelligent. The final frontier. Infinitely fascinating.


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