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THE PALAIS DE PLONK: Jam Session Review

The Palais De Plonk still quivers with excitement...​....Archie's christening, so Steve and Penny left the running of the session to Oz - and a mighty fine job he did too... Archie is probably going to grow up to be a jazz singer - even at his tender years, he can't count, can't read music and likes to be the centre of attention...

But I digress. Despite some wintry weather, and a lack of advertising, a creditable 25 jammers turned up, tuned up, and proceeded to make a passable imitation of jazz. Plenty of locals dropped in to listen. and from the opening stanza of guitars, The Captain, Mr Michael, Jeff, Will and Keef on saxinets or clariphones, I forget which, to Annie Smith's singing with more of a competition than an accompaniment, the afternoon ran to a surprisingly high standard.

Pick of the day: Mick the Scottish Pom (guitar) from St Kilda....

More of the same next week would be good - next session is Sunday 14th May, 3.30 start at the Victorian Wine Centre, aka Palais De Plonk, 22 Armstrong Street, Middle Park



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