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After a disastrous electric meter-related mishap transformed my flat into a cold, dingy, cave-like dwelling, I grumpily trudged along the drizzly, misty Scarborough shore to the Rotunda Museum in the hope that The University of York's Vox Jazz Choir could offer some musical respite from what had...

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First thing's first - and the most obvious thing to say - is that I was incredibly impressed with all of the hard work that went into this event. As a non-local, I was surprised to learn just how rich and how deep Scarborough's musical history is - the displays of artifacts and memorabilia from...

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I arrived at the Crown Spa's Consort Suite a little bit early, which was handy, as there was a good display of merchandise and band photos at the back which I was glad to have a look through before the gig began.

Raven stepped out from behind the curtains to find a completely packed venue - extra...

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Unfurl at Scarborough Jazz Club, 15 January 2015

If a band takes opportunity between numbers to introduce not the musicians, but the instruments, you know this isn't your average night at the jazz club. But then how many jazz groups can count the 93-string santoor in their inventory? This, along...

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First of all, I should say that I grew up listening to a lot of The Beautiful South (and to a lesser extent, The Housemartins). At some point, it was apparently estimated that one in seven British households owned a copy of 'Carry On Up The Charts', and my childhood home was certainly one of those...

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When Elio Pace launches into a medley of just the introductions to Billy Joel songs in order to illustrate the classical roots of many of his compositions, you wonder if he's on a one man mission to reappraise Joel's music in the popular consciousness. There's certainly the possibility that for...

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