Talk:Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

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Re: Jazz At Ronnie Scott's Magazine[edit]

I do think it should be included in the Ronnie Scott's Club section- after all the magazine was published for 26 years and was well known in the jazz circles. It documented all the activities of the Club plus produced some really great articles on jazz in general and great humorous writing by Jim Godbolt which itself is a credit to jazz literature- shame that the new management got rid of the old website which had the record of all the writing for at least 65 issues (11 years) - some of which, at this stage, only survives in the printed version in the libraries

Disagree. I'm all for consensus - especially when it goes my way :) - but I strongly feel that one of Wikipedia's greatest strengths is its wikilinks (and interlinks), resulting in articles being suffiently succinct, specific & self-contained but providing said links for readers to get further information if they want/have time. Nothing is more off-putting, especially on a computer screen, than having to wade through long paragraphs. Apart from the mutual wikilinks, a See also section should suffice. Cheers! --Technopat (talk) 10:21, 16 December 2008 (UTC)
Disagree (or rather agree with Technopat). The magazine was widely available in London, and would have been read by people who never visited the Club. So a separate article is more valid. Philip Cross (talk) 17:18, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

Peter King[edit]

Just for the record: The Pete King, a tenor sax player, who ran Ronnie's is NOT the Peter King who plays alto sax and actually debuted on the opening night of the club in 1959. This common mistake appears frequently on Wikipedia and elsewhere. Regards, --Technopat 13:32, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Re: Live albums recorded at Ronnie's[edit]

Greetings, Taking as a reference the absurd situation developing at the Abbey Road Studios article, whereby every single album and soundtrack recorded there is slowly but surely being included within the body of text instead of as a separate list, or even article, maybe we should take preventive action here. Feedback? Regards,--Technopat 09:41, 14 September 2007 (UTC)

House bands[edit]

Greetings All, Given the importance of Ronnie's and the visiting artists, I think it might be interesting to give a chronology of the various line-ups of the house band, which at various moments was made up of many important names on the British jazz scene. I don't have any actual data, but mention is made on many individual article pages of musicians who were members of said band. It might likewise be interesting to note whether the visiting "star" was accompanied by the house band or by his/her own band. The article page for Ronnie Scott has an incomplete subsection with the line-ups of some of the bands he led, but the musicians don't necessary coincide. Any feedback? Regards, --Technopat (talk) 10:27, 28 June 2008 (UTC)