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From Bath to the Bay – the smooth Latin sounds of Michelle Pollace
Jazz / Music / Songwriting / Writing

From Bath to the Bay – the smooth Latin sounds of Michelle Pollace

Michelle Pollace (it’s pronounced poh-LAH-chi) is a super-talented musician, who can often be found playing her smooth Latin Jazz rhythms at venues around the San Francisco Bay area. This Californian native and her keyboard (with backing from some of the Bay area’s finest musicians) are equally at home in quiet, upscale restaurants and outdoor concert … Continue reading

Maybe Tomorrow? No, get it today!
Jazz / Music / R&B / Soul

Maybe Tomorrow? No, get it today!

Zeeteah Massiah, whose debut album, Juice, was a stunning collection of jazz-blues-soul-R&B, is back with a very different collection. While Juice consisted mainly of new material, written by her equally-talented partner (now husband) Paul Caplin, her second album, Maybe Tomorrow, consists mainly of familiar tunes by the likes of Cole Porter and Johnny Mercer. Cry … Continue reading

Macbeth? No, Pitch Black: How film fan Francesca chose a life on screen
Comedy / Fantasy / Film / Horror / Science fiction / Theatre

Macbeth? No, Pitch Black: How film fan Francesca chose a life on screen

Francesa Louise White is one of those emerging talents who seems to be busy on one project after another – or more accurately, several at a time. So, I was especially pleased when she agreed to an interview for Piece of Pink Pie. Francesca is from Oxfordshire, and boasts a growing resume of credits in … Continue reading

Maritime music – Swansea International Jazz Festival
Jazz / Music / Theatre / Wales

Maritime music – Swansea International Jazz Festival

Swansea International Jazz Festival returns for its third year this summer, with some 50 events at 12 venues in the city’s Maritime Quarter. The Dylan Thomas Theatre will host the ticketed concerts with a diverse programme of jazz featuring artists from USA, Europe and Australia. There are also jazz workshops, the South Wales Schools Big … Continue reading