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The B Team smashes it... yet again

Jam Session Review for 11th February

As has often been the case in the past, the B Team reprobates who didn't go to the Port Fairy Jazz Festival turned up, tuned up and played up a storm.

In such circumstances, it would be easy to point out that the standard of music was better than usual, that the sound was better than usual, that even though we set up the drums, no-one was inclined to play them, which was nice, that the singers (Elly, Rose, Lisbeth, Fiona, Annie and Aneta) all got to sing rather well, that newcomer Poppy was as good as any newcomer in the last few years, that bassist Andy Moon sounded better than ever, that Ivan Sultanov turned up just to be social, that Keith and Michael Holt provided the hottest all round sax section in ages, that Tony Luxmoore played bass and/or piano with unassuming panache, that the venue proprietors were so enthusiastic they have found us some storage, that Neville played some of the best solos we have heard from a guitarist, and that Mike Powell ran the whole show with aplomb.

In such circumstances, it would be easy to point out all of these things,  but I won't as we all  might sound just a tiny bit smug.



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