Category Archives: Music

Talent Focus: Victor’s History of the Chanson Française

This is the first time that I’ve interviewed anyone for my blog. But after hearing Victor perform some of his amazing 13-part history of La Chanson Française – written in alexandrines and punctuated by anecdotal musical illustrations – I wanted … Continue reading

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The Pillow Project

Freejazz dance in Paris  Definition: “There is no universally accepted definition of freejazz.” Isn’t it just jazz you don’t have to pay for…? Nope. Freejazz (or free jazz) grew up in the Fifties and Sixties, with an emphasis on improvisation, … Continue reading

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Afterwork drinks/ Apéro à Paris

Every girl knows the post-work apéro (or after-work drinks) with a friend. Whilst the aim of the evening is to get together and catch up/gossip/wind down, the organisation of the event is littered with potential stress-inducing obstacles, such as where and what: … Continue reading

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