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WHAT A CATCH!

At Whitley Bay, petite Elin Smith was usually seated near me, gazing seriously through her viewfinder, videotaping some of the same performances.  We got into conversation — she’s a lovely person, ideally matched: husband Ron loves jazz; Elin loves film first, jazz second.  She’s been posting some wonderful video captures on YouTube (her channel is called elinshouse) — but the latest one is a delight: the Swiss Yerba Buena Creole Rice Jazz Band playing early Ellington — Duke’s HARLEM RIVER QUIVER, with solos by the brass section (trumpeter Beat Clerc, trombonist Jurgen Eberhard, and Rene Hagmann on baritone sax . . . . !

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