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Pete Burden: talented and generous jazzman

Influential jazz saxophonist Pete Burden passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of 27 December 2016 at the age of 75. Christopher Hoggins, who knew Pete well and once painted his portrait, recalls a life well-lived by a highly talented and generous musician.

Posted 20:06 Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Alistair Franklin Andrew Winterbourne Barrie Selwyn bebop Brass Monkey Christopher Hoggins jazz workshops JD Bar Joe Lee Wilson John Graebe Liane Carroll Lionel Grigson Paul Zec Pete White Rebecca Mason Roger Carey Ronnie Scott's Spike Wells Trevor Beale Troubador Club

In memory of Pete Burden

Saxophonist Pete Burden, a familiar figure to jazz-lovers in Hastings and well beyond, died in hospital last week. Tony Frost, a regular in the audience, writes a short appreciation, provides the pictures and rounds up some of the tributes paid to Pete.

Posted 16:58 Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 In: Music & Sound Tags: Brass Monkey Christopher Hoggins Colin Gibson Harry Whitty JD Bar Liane Carroll Rebecca Mason Tony Frost

Car-Toon capers!

The Really BIG Cartoon Day is approaching – for those who don’t have it in their diaries yet it’s the day after the bonfire, Sunday 16 October. HOT’s Erica Smith is one of the organisers, and here she tells you what is going to happen, as well as why she got involved.

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