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Author: David Scott
This reminiscent, heart-breaking journey through a bleak and cold snowscape by a sad, lone figure in a reindeer-pulled sleigh is brought to life by the animator Scuba Steve
“My new album, ‘The Beat Goes On,’ offers light to darkness. It covers the themes of love, beauty, hope and nature, and sets these in opposition to sadness, loss, fear, and hurt. ‘The Beat’ draws on blues, soul, folk, jazz, Americana, and roots music.” – Sean Taylor
Sarah has reached the pinnacle of her career so far with what will be hailed as a magnum opus, perhaps even an Opus Dei by the church worshippers of St Buryan
“The title ‘Nothing’s Perfect’ stems from my own life mantra celebrating the beauty in imperfection which has got me through many a rough patch and my own self acceptance.” – Ruth Lyon
The video brings raw authenticity and gives insights into why crowds engage frenetically with the musicians
“You need to smell the sweat at a show and feel the energy from a hard working band to get that buzz and really appreciate the celebration of life that is live music.” – Gerry Jablonski
“On a rainy night in 1966 I went into a pub in Cornwall but I couldn’t afford to pay to go in. I said, I don’t want to stay outside in the rain, I’ll play the guitar for half an hour for you. They offered me a job for the rest of the summer and I’ve been at it ever since.”
If guitar pyrotechnics featured in the Olympic Games, Jed would be a gold medalist as he delivers a huge solo with control and authority
Part two of UK correspondent David Scott’s Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival review!
This power trio of fine young musicians spent lockdown honing their skills and writing and producing self-penned material including several single releases most of which were included in the night’s performance.