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John Cox at the Star & Garter - complete gig for download

Star & Garter / Music at the Star & Garter
Date: Apr 06, 2006 - 12:45 AM
We recorded a couple of great sets at the Star & Garter by saxophonist John Cox on 27th February, and the whole gig is now available for download...

The gig was notable for a return visit by Pip Harbon (regular drummer a few years back) who was in great form, as were Claudia, Max and John.

It was good to hear John featuring several tunes by British Jazz greats John Surman, Tubby Hayes and Stan Tracey. Complete set list:

Set 1:

  1. You'd be so nice to come to
  2. Bemsha swing (Monk)
  3. Bye bye blackbird
  4. My little suede shoes (Parker)
  5. Body and soul
  6. Willow weep for me
  7. Winter song (John Surman)

Set 2:

  1. Girl from Ipanema *
  2. Take the A Train *
  3. Off the wagon (Tubby Hayes)
  4. Emily (Johnny Mandel)
  5. Funky day in Tiger Bay (Stan Tracey)
  6. The night has a thousand eyes

* Guests Chris & Martin on trumpet and piano, Tom Jackson on drums

Here are a couple of highlights as realaudio files:

Winter Song (John Surman)

Funky Day in Tiger Bay (Stan Tracey)

Above links play using RealPlayer. Click here to visit their site. We recommend downloading the free version


The whole gig, including both the above, is available to registered users as slightly higher quality 96kps MP3s in our downloads section. Also available on request as 256kps MP3s - see here for further info.


We recommend the free version of WinAmp for playing MP3s. Click here to visit their site. Windows Media Player will also play MP3s.



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