RADIO INTERVIEW WITH TOM MALLOW

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of talking to the lovely Tom Mallow for his Cultural Review show.  We chatted about Abram and the Foundation before Tom played a half hour interview he recorded with Ab about a year and a half/two years ago.  It’s wonderful to listen to Abram…

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MARKING YEAR ONE

Photo Credits: Benjamin Amure & Ruth Chandler This post is a wee bit on the late side.  I really should have updated y’all on the tremendous success of the events that took place in memory of Abram at Birmingham Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) on 4th June ages ago.  But, the one year anniversary…

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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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NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH!

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure As you can see, we have moved! Everything now looks a little bit different and we’ll be working on updating new content as the days and weeks go on. You’ll also receive a slightly different newsletter moving forwards. If you have any comments or suggestions about what you’d like to see,…

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