Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Ghost girl vs Sexy boy

An encounter of two elegant songs from two French bands:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Billy Joel, aka Piano man

My favourite piece from Billy Joel, with a live version of the time:

Monday, August 18, 2014

Mondays can be a killer

But we are blessed with music:


Monday, August 11, 2014

Moto Boy

80s sound from a rather fresh artist:

Friday, June 6, 2014

Down by the river

First, there is this song:

Then, an alternate version:

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Hana-bi; Takeshi Kitano

Just today, I was walking in the hall of the HS train station in The Hague, when I heard a melody from the station's speakers. It was the score of the movie Hana-bi, from Takeshi Kitano:

Well, what are the chances that you hear the touching melody of a striking Japanese movie, that you watched only a week ago, in a train station?? :)

Here it is, by the way:

Friday, February 21, 2014

Time travel has been, in fact, invented!

Sometimes, all I need is a couple of hours of jazz music, with the bright sun outside and work files in front, to go back to New York in 50s in an office room of a newspaper headquarters probably:), and to enjoy my work back then;).

Thanks, Green Grass Music

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Jazz Semai

In 1978, Erol Pekcan, Tuna Ötenel and Kudret Öztoprak ‎came up with a very dynamic, subtle, and sometimes melancholic set of songs, compiled in an album calld "Jazz Semai".

Semai is a type of folkloric singing associated to Anatolia. It therefore gives a hint of the local Turkish influences in the western standards of the album.

Here is my favourite song from the album:

Sunday, February 9, 2014