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Tonsil Dominant

A review of the Jam Session 27th August

Only one instrumental all arvo, and, for that matter, only one guitarist. However, once we had it sorted, the sound was good, and the 17 musos who fronted appeared to have a good time - with the standouts being Jeff Harris on sax, with a subtle solo on Cry Me A River, Chrissie Manetta (Want a Little Sugar) and then a late (well, alright, very late) charge from Buddy: Georgia and the smoothest tonsils of the lot.

Otherwise...

Train Wreck of the day: Easily won by Ellie, That Old Devil Called Love. Came good after that.

Piss Elegance: Nurul. A rare and stylish appearance. Her singing was pretty good too.

Sustained Excellence: Not awarded to Gentleman John C who played the first set without a sustain pedal (and maybe, didn't even notice...)

Readable Chart of the Day: Kevin. Probably a first. You can teach an old dog new tricks..

It Will Ride Up with Wear Madame: Rose seems to be getting better and better.

Solo of the day: Thanks to Tony Luxmoor taking over on bass, we got Neville back on the axe after playing bass all day. He did not disappoint, with a blazing solo to end the session.

But wait, there's more! Props to Bruce, Keith and Neville for staying back and packing up.

Eight singers headlined the session. And that is the first time we have spelt Keith's name right in about eight years...

17 musos, and almost classy...​


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