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Cannons, Potatoes and Lasagne!
By Geoff Hodgkinson, Co-Editor

July 15, 2007: Saturday night saw three superb acts appearing in Hatherleigh. At the Centre, the Oiammama Italian Jazz duo performed for an hour and a half to some acclaim - at least that's what we heard because we arrived too late to listen and get pictures. Sorry Jane and Adam! It was a similar story in The Square, where the Hot Potato Syncopators enthralled a packed crowd with their mix of jazzy old time tunes played on a tea chest bass, mandolins and the occasional saw while balancing the odd umbrella on heads! Unfortunately, we arrived only in time for the last number so our 1GB Sandisk Ultra Compact Flash card was barely used. We did catch the main act in The Square however - Loose Cannons - an 11 piece who rattled off many a fine tune during the evening. A certain maturity was balanced by the effervescence of youth, creating a bouncy presentation and a tight sound with accurate timing. They carried off many classics in good style, except the always-doomed River Deep. Stax is one thing but Spector and Turner are impossible. We'll try to be on time today for Poisson Rouge at 1.30pm. Pictures here.



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