Heart of the concrete jungle

Spaghetti Junction is perhaps Birmingham’s best known landmark to the outside world. But not many would think of walking underneath this concrete icon.

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Herbie Hancock’s memoirs – inventions and dimensions strike a chord

Herbie Hancock – Possibilities (with Lisa Dickey, Viking) Musicians’ memoirs have been more miss than hit for me in recent years. There have been the hugely enjoyable (Tracy Thorn), the warm and well written (Tim Burgess) but also the strange and mangled (Neil Young) and then there’s Morrissey’s. Jazz books are rarer. Straight Life by […]

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