We had a super evening of brilliant music from ‘Los Acousticos Bandidos’, the double act of Colin Black and Stuart Cruikshank on acoustic guitars who took us through a medley of familiar jazz standards mixed in with some upbeat Stevie Wonder greats.
Colin and Stuart kicked off with ‘Well you needn’t’ (Thelonious Monk) followed by ‘Made for Wesley’ (Jimmy Rosenburg); ‘Minor Swing’ (Django Reinhardt & Stefan Grappelli); ‘Sunny’(Bobby Hebb); ‘Coquette’ (Django Reinhardt); ‘The Chicken’(Pee Wee Ellis); ‘Sir Duke’(Stevie Wonder); ‘Isn’t she lovely’ (Stevie Wonder); ‘Summertime’ (George Gershwin); ‘Swing 42’ (Django Reinhardt); ‘All Blues’ (Miles Davis); ‘Blues for Django’ (Larry Coryell);
A sublime demonstration of acoustic playing in the jazz genre, Colin and Stuart did justice to every note. Their fusion, counterpointing and mirroring was mesmerizing. Gentlemen, we await your return and thank you for terrific playing, a real privilege to listen to you both.