Archive for June, 2011

At the beautiful bar venue Favela Chic at Great Eastern Street near Old Street Station we caught Silvia Abelin singing with her band “Samba Roots” invited by Ulisses Bezerra.

Here singing Nao deixa o Samba morrer

Silvia Abelin: voice, maraca
Ulisses Bezerra: voice, caixa, cuica
Julio Lima: guitar
Thiago Lima: voice, cavaco
Antonio Freitas (Tonhao): pandeiro, repinique
Wellington Batucada: voice, tan tan, rebolo

Links:
Samba Roots
Silvia Abelin

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The Lonely at the Needingham Festival 2011

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Claridade – Ahie

London based Brazilian Jazz band Claridade performing at The Crypt (under Trafalgar Square)

The Band

Clare Foster Vocals
Paul Jayasinha Trumpet / Flugelhorn
Guellermo Hill Guitar
Ife Tolentino Bass
Iian Pattinson Drums

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Bjork started her singing career early. Here she is singing an Icelandic version of The Beatles Fool on the Hill.

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During the weekend of the Glastonbury festival, we attended the Needingworth Festival – to film three of the bands we have been videoing. Jack, The Lonely and here are Split Whiskers!

Headline act Split Whiskers


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The Keith Michael Band played jazz at The Source Below, Sunday afteroon 12 June 2011.

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The band JACK filmed in Cambridge June 2011 covering Ian Drury and the Blockheads big hit: HIT ME WITH YOUR RHYTHM STICK

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Brazilian Jazz and Bossa Nova singer/songwriter Mr Ife Tolentino was a huge star a few years back and now performs fairly regularly in London, we were lucky enough to catch him on video at a gig in Soho 29th May 2011, playing here with Filipe Montiero..

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This collaboration when David Bowie visited the Kenny Everett show records his first hit at what may be his artistic nadir. UK artists manifest a certain unique genius.

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manifestarts was established to foster collaborations in the arts

we present original  live video recordings produced to a standard and an opportunity for arts to share in the sales of more extended editions through arranged filming sessions

we present original photography of performances

the goal is to foster collaboration and present what we see

 

 

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