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About alamnathoo

I am a musician living in the Brockley/New Cross area of southeast London. I play saxophones mainly, as well as writing and listening to music. Other interests include films, the occasional book and alternative comedy. I have also been known to teach. Feel free to get in touch either through here, my email: alam_nathoo@hotmail.com, facebook, or twitter @alamnathoo

New website online!

alamnathoomusic.com is live! Please have a look around and feel free to let me know if anything isn’t working, or just what you think. I will still be using this wordpress account for news and blogs, but it is also … Continue reading

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Five thoughts for that crucial moment

Originally posted on Tom Hewson:
In the absence of the time to write anything particularly involved recently, here are a few (slightly tongue-in-cheek) thoughts that have popped in and out of my mind when playing recently. 1) Are you playing…

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Train Ride

Train Ride Noting the rain from the train With my whisky addled brain Trying to think of a refrain Causes my mind a little pain A little bit of mental strain Try to read my book again The same sentences … Continue reading

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Hello From Edinburgh

Hello from Edinburgh I walked and I did wander over grassy hills in Edinburgh. A fantastic cure for hangover. One must earn his breakfast haggis. All the peaks I rambled over, Climbed them all, was very thorough. Caught nature’s eye, … Continue reading

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Miri to Mulu and back

Miri to Mulu and back Never before have I been so aware Of all the water in the air, But none to quench the thirst mon frere, It’s all on the brow and in our hair. “We’re turning back, you’ll … Continue reading

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Six Mind-blowing Ways To Achieve More…FAST!

    1. When presented with the choice of looking at various ‘buzzfeed’ or ‘upworthy’ blahblahblah etc, try doing anything else instead. 2. As above 3. As above 4. As above 5. Always the same 6. Stop reading this! If you … Continue reading

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All the tea in China…

For as long as the ‘Quintet’ recording has been around (about a year now) I have had it in my mind that I would try and do a video for the track ‘Where Have All The Teaspoons Gone?’ just because … Continue reading

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Identity Parade Preview

Identity Parade Alam Nathoo – Sax Tom Hewson – Keys/Synths Peter Ibbetson – Drums <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/69460609″>Identity Parade (Nathoo/Hewson/Ibbetson)</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/tomhewsonpiano”>Tom Hewson</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> Since filming the video we have been working on new music experimenting with samplers, loops … Continue reading

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Jazz News: ‘Green Chimneys’

If you have not yet heard, ‘Green Chimneys’ is a new portal to the more musician-led jazz scene outside of the more publicly recognised clubs/nights. As well as offering quarterly listings, the site will host regular features and contributions from … Continue reading

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Alam Nathoo Quintet Album Now Available

A heartfelt thanks to Hannes, Tom, Ryan and Jon for their time, effort and talents that went into this recording and all the gigs and rehearsals that led to it.

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