The Miles Davis standard “So What” has been a modal jazz touchstone for 55 years, providing the harmonic canvas for myriad improvisations and reinterpretations.
Customs And Traditions
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Friday 27 September 2013
Women Behind Bars with Trevor McDonald, ITV
Super Giant Animals, BBC1
Wednesday 25 September 2013
His neighbours in the London suburb of New Malden would be amazed to learn that the quiet man who had lived in their street for the past 60 years, 40 of them in retirement, had been involved in two of the most exciting and dangerous activities of the mid-20th century.
Paperback review: The Lure of the Honey Bird: The Storytellers of Ethiopia, By Elizabeth Laird Polygon
Sunday 22 September 2013
Working with the Ethiopian government, author Elizabeth Laird travelled the country to seek out rural storytellers and document their art. The Lure of the Honey Bird describes those journeys, which took her from the Simien Mountains to the restive Somalian borderlands and on to the walled city of Harar, former refuge of the poet Arthur Rimbaud.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Attacker now faces ten years' incarceration to contemplate the ethics of his actions
Friday 06 September 2013
A hard-hitting campaign depicting Hindu goddesses as victims of domestic violence has been launched by a charity in India.
Sunday 01 September 2013
In my office, bants come thick and fast, but when other departments blare out video clips, I can’t help thinking wistfully of a headphones-only zone.
Friday 30 August 2013
Abigail Ahern’s new range for Debenhams blends quirky animal life with darker tones. It isn’t what you’d call bright and breezy, says Trish Lorenz
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Nine pairs of police dogs dressed in shawls, hats and socks were placed on a decorated platform like those used in traditional weddings in the ceremony
Thursday 22 August 2013
Update allows you to watch videos whilst browsing content
Sunday 11 August 2013
Director's call to replace 'illogical' tradition with more social duty
Friday 09 August 2013
"Some of the older guys don't like the kayaks," said Rene. "They think they turn Venice into a theme park, like Gardaland [on the eastern shore of Lake Garda]. The younger gondoliers are more accepting, though, and will always wave as we pass."
Thursday 08 August 2013
Tory MP addressed group whose Facebook page has called for Doreen Lawrence to be returned to her 'natural homelands' and said Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom is a 'legend' for his 'Bongo Bongo Land' comments
Friday 02 August 2013
Company revenues for the first half rose 20 per cent to £751.6 million
Friday 02 August 2013
The defender has never lifted the trophy
Sunday 14 July 2013
Dr Johnson's favourite book was Robert Burton's bestselling 17th-century self-help guide The Anatomy of Melancholy. This exhaustive manual on madness and depression, first published in 1621, was so popular that, it was said, its publisher "got an estate by it". Johnson said it was the only book which would get him out of bed early.
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A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
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- 3 Is Ebola coming to Britain? UK health officials issue warning to doctors as outbreak fears grow
- 4 Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter
- 5 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below