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Jazz in Saint-Cast-le-Guildo ( France)

In Few written notes on July 31, 2017 at 10:28 am

Dear friends,

I would like to present the jazz festival of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo, not only because it is the place of origin of my family but also because it is not so familiar to hear some jazz notes in this area. Why? Because it is the Celtic region of France with its bagpipes, its traditional celtic dances… So, if you haven’t booked your holidays yet, go to Saint-Cast!! You will enjoy the emerald sea during the day and the blue notes in the evenings.

Enjoy !

Céline

http://www.unairdejazz.com/

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Falling in love with the voice of Chrystel Wautier

In Artist of the Month, Few written notes, jazz on March 3, 2016 at 11:55 am

Dear friends,

Spring is the period if the year to fall in love… with Chrystel Wautier. If you don’t know her, I will try to tell you all you need :-).

You know, sometimes you hear warm and soft voices and you can’t resist, that was so the first time I met Chrystel Wautier. This Belgian jazz singer is a model for those you sing jazz. Listen to “born to be blue” and you will feel a voice put on the right tempo on the right way, with the right inflections. Listen to this version here.

We are lucky, very lucky because she has released on February 19th 2016 a new CD that brings fresh air! Listen to “Before a song” and you will feel spring around you! Looking at the mirror, putting some mascara on your eyelashes, being happy in the street…is not what you think :-).  Find the answer in the song “You make me feel so good“.

Chrystel got the first price at the Jazz Conservatory of Brussels in 2002, she worked with the most famous Belgian Jazz musicians and now she crosses borders!

If you want a last whisper in your ears, listen to this !

Her website is in French but if you need a translation, ask me 🙂

www.chrystelwautier.com

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The soul of a jazz club: Tony Rosales

In Artist of the Month on January 9, 2016 at 12:14 pm

Dear friends,

Happy new year to all of you!

This time I would like to bring the light on what I call “the soul of a jazz club”. You know, these musicians hidden by a piano in a corner of a club. Without them, no music, with them, we feel like home! This month I present you Tony Rosales. He grew up in Long Island, New York but it’s in Carolina that he continued to cultivate his sound. You can listen to him 6 evenings per week in the Midtown Bistro in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

He has a new album and I like so much the titles :

Do not hesitate to have a look at his complete new album on the following link : Album

Tony, I wish you the best for 2016 and I hope you will continue to play, improvise and create music for a long time with your golden fingers!

Céline

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