For the past few years, the Montreal Swing Riot provided classes and performances during the Montreal Jazz Festival. They also had a series of competitions including an event that "pits a battle of styles". Here is one example from 2015. How did I find out about this group? An article about the Riot's competition of … Continue reading Wish we could all enjoy our differences like this!
The sequel to "Unexpected Danger" is underway. Doesn't have a title yet, but I'd say 2/3rds at least is written. I'm adding a bit more emotional depth here and there, and it's going to be interesting to see the evolution. A lot of my posts here are the result of research I'm doing for this … Continue reading Working Hard
Since Christopher Tobias' last access to popular music before Unexpected Danger was 1913, I thought I'd look into the sort of thing he might have heard. These are what I came up with. The Peelenium links are original recordings from the time period chosen to represent their time-periods in a millenium celebration (1999). http://peel.wikia.com/wiki/Peelenium_1912 http://peel.wikia.com/wiki/Peelenium_1913 … Continue reading 1912-13 and 1927-28 music for Unexpected Danger and its sequel
This is the same group as before. A little more specific in geographical area, a little less on date. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeVAA05EuK4
An interesting selection of music from the time of Unexpected Danger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3S7wcwSVaw