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Jul 29, 2014

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time friend JJ Cale

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – A year after the death of
American cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric
Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary
featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler.

“The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale” features 16
interpretations of Cale’s typically laid-back repertoire and is
named after a 1972 release “Call Me The Breeze”. The documentary
is being shown on U.S. cable networks.

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Jul 4, 2014

Jazzman Marsalis trumpets youth, musical diversity

LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – The solo played by U.S. jazzman
Wynton Marsalis to close his now-annual residency at London’s
Barbican this week was a rare personal moment in what was
otherwise a master class in sharing the limelight.

In lieu of a full-fledged encore with his 14-strong Jazz at
Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), Marsalis entertained with a
small combo, delighting an already bouncing crowd with swooping
scales of trumpet.

Jun 23, 2014

The Eagles know why the fans turn up – to hear the oldies

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – When veteran California rock
band the Eagles hit the stage in London at the weekend, there
was no pretence about why people had come to see them or what
the band was expected to do.

It was a case of play the songs we know, dudes, and please
don’t change anything.

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    • About Jeremy

      "Chief Desk Editor, Economics & Markets, based in London. Previously European Investment Correspondent, Bureau Chief for Greece and Cyprus in Athens and Senior Correspondent for the European Union in Brussels. Began career covering U.S. politics in Washington D.C."
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      State Street Investment Correspondent of the Year, 2007
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