If I ever get to the stage where I have something to say that might be useful, I'll place it here. It might be a long time as I mostly learn from this citadel.

The UK Aebersold course was really really useful and enjoyable. It was my one and only ever jazz course, tho' so I've nothing to compare it with. The coll...

09/09/2004, by 0 replies
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Let us know how it all went!...

09/07/2004, by 0 replies
  Away for a while

I'll be missing for a while after this week. I'm due to have a week away (Jazz Course 1 - 6 August), then I'm moving house and also I'll be changin...

07/25/2004, by 0 replies

Hey - That's Good. I'll try to come along.

06/04/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 4752

Hey Kai, I've got a gig in Chester in a few weeks at Alexander's with the Manchester Jazztet (16th June). I was there a couple of Sundays back wit...

06/03/2004, by 0 replies

Thanks, Gordon. I am in Chester - not too far away - and will try to get to the Wheatsheaf Hotel on one of the nights. However, I am in the process of mo...

05/28/2004, by 0 replies
  Richard Wetherall

Kai, I don't know if you're around the Alrincham area but Richard Wetherall's playing the Wheatsheaf hotel there a couple of times in June: http://www.geti...

05/28/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 414

I Tried leaving you a message the last time I was here Kai, but it does not look like it worked for some reason. I did not get any messages from you .

01/31/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 317

hi Kai... sorry I did not get a message from you... it got lost in the frukus.

01/29/2004, by 0 replies
  Old message # 161

Kai- do you have material you want to submit to LJP? If so, I will turn this into a file room.

01/27/2004, by 0 replies

I'll check this most days so if you want to leave a message, please do. Thanks, Kai...

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