GUEST BLOGGER FOR BIRMINGHAM THSH

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure Time is a funny thing, it comes and goes and before you know it, you’re another year on. Although life continues, there is an instinctive need to mark the passing of time, especially when it comes to births, marriages and of course deaths. Over the last year, on the 8th and…

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INSIDE THE HEAD OF REUBEN JAMES

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure  At such a young age, Reuben James has already demonstrated he is an exceptional pianist performing with the late, great New Orleans trumpeter, Abram Wilson as well as Birmingham’s Jazzlines Quartet, in an impressive support slot for the legendary jazz saxophonist, Wayne Shorter. His ambition is simple, to bring a new…

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BACK TO BIRMINGHAM – 4th JUNE 2013

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure The last time I posted a proper update I was recalling a tremendous gig in Oxford by Abram’s rhythm section, who after a standing ovation at this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival are increasingly becoming known as the Reuben James Trio. Since then I have been busying myself with a new website (which…

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