The Miles Davis standard “So What” has been a modal jazz touchstone for 55 years, providing the harmonic canvas for myriad improvisations and reinterpretations.
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Last Night's Viewing: The Hoarder Next Door, Channel 4
Playhouse Presents: King of the Teds, Sky Arts 1
Friday 04 May 2012
"They're not freaks," said the psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses about the subjects of The Hoarder Next Door.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The underwater films of the late Jacques Cousteau enchanted and entranced several generations of cinema-goers and TV viewers throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s and played an important part in raising environmental awareness. The diver, Albert Falco, was Cousteau's right-hand man for 37 years and helped make the Oscar-winning documentaries The Silent World in 1956 and World Without Sun in 1964, as well as the celebrated television series The Undersea World Of Jacques Cousteau.
Monday 30 April 2012
A-Levels are set to be radically overhauled in response to years of grade inflation, the head of the exam watchdog has signalled.
Friday 20 April 2012
Saturday 14 April 2012
A new discount website will encourage hard-up people to turn to credit unions rather than become loan shark victims.
Sunday 25 March 2012
A slice of Britain: The only oatcake shop left in Stoke faces demolition, bringing more than a century of tradition – in the name of regeneration – to an end
Monday 06 February 2012
An enlarged stamp featuring the Queen's image on an old £1 note is one of six featured in the Royal Mail's Diamond Jubilee Definitives collection. The stamps, which will be available across the UK from today, show different images of the Queen used on stamps, banknotes or coins during the past 60 years.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond plans to open 25 new stores in 2012 as it takes advantage of the difficult economic climate and banks tightening their lending criteria.
Sunday 18 December 2011
Paperbacks Of The Year: Journal of a life-changing journey
Friday 02 December 2011
Zimbabwe's Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, says he has ended his relationship with a businesswoman days after paying a bride price for her. He claimed their affair was a choreographed political sting.
Sunday 30 October 2011
Friday 28 October 2011
Tuesday 20 September 2011
These days the Prime Minister prefers to learn lessons from Blair's mistakes
Thursday 07 April 2011
Gold prices rose to a fresh record for the second consecutive session yesterday, with the cost of an ounce climbing to as much as $1,461.91, up $5 from the highs seen on Tuesday.
Monday 21 March 2011
Step away from the keyboard and write a letter in style with a traditional ink pen. From high end to easily affordable, the nicest nibs are right here...
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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