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‘When music becomes mathematics, it’s not for me’

DNMUM385175 | 3/20/2017 | Author : Deepali Singh | WC :743

The second edition of the Colombo Jazz festival was held in Colombo last month and along with all the rest of the challenges that come along with organising a music festival on a grand scale, this one saw another — unseasonal rains! The open lawns of the scenic Galle Face Hotel with the Indian Ocean in front was the perfect location for the two-day festival, which despite the rain gods’ intervention, turned out to be a fabulous celebration of music and life.
Jazz, blues, R&B, funk, ballads and more dominated the music scene at the festival and one got to see performers such as Mud Morganfield (son of the blues great Muddy Waters), who along with a couple of originals, also sang some of his father’s notable songs, Hoochie Co
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