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Music 2007 Archives - Page 2 of 2 - One4Review

Harlem Renaissance – The Life of Florence Mills

August 8, 2007 |

Written and performed by Jonelle Allen and Steve Josephson, the life story of Florence Mills, once described as the ‘Harlem Jazz Queen’ and affectionately known as the ‘the little blackbird’, is a gem of musical theatre. Set mainly in … Read More

Tschaikowsky (and other Russians)

August 8, 2007 |

Such energy! Such Passion! American Mark Nadler’s performance is utterly captivating. It is also highly idiosyncratic. Yes, he expertly provides piano snippets of Russian composers famous and not so famous. He does this with wit and panache.  There is … Read More

Jonathan Prag Classical Guitar

August 8, 2007 |

Jonathan Prag’s appearance is a musical triumph over adversity, playing at a rearranged venue in a tent where there is a certain amount of extraneous noise. By a little bit of plugging up the quality of his musicianship is … Read More

Tom Tom Club

August 8, 2007 |

I wouldn’t be surprised if, come the end of August, the members of The Tom Tom Club simply collapse in a heap upon the floor.  They promise a good show and they deliver it through some of the most … Read More

Lion Spirit

August 8, 2007 |

This troupe of Japanese drummers may not speak much English but the performance and music speaks volumes for itself. The show is presented in 6 sections. The first Fire Crackers sounded exactly as you would imagine a display of … Read More

Yellow Hands

August 8, 2007 |

Is the question what can or can’t you make a musical instrument out of? Where Yellow hands are concerned  it seems to be anything and everything. Some of the objects used are, plastic pipes, drawers, chairs, bottles, car horns, … Read More

The Magnets – Six Mics, No Luggage

August 8, 2007 |

The Magnets return to Edinburgh proving their Attraction is still strong and their electrical charge is totally positive. Both Geoff and I enjoy acappella performances and The Magnets are one of the very best of those around. Two years … Read More

Naked Voices Extraordinary Acapella

August 8, 2007 |

After a break from the Fringe last year Naked Voices make a welcome return to the Fringe this year and I was privileged to see their opening gig in a packed out C Venue. This exceptionally talented group of … Read More