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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Le relooking, le brushing, le smoking, le pressing, le zapping… Goodness. Just look at all of these cheeky English words that have weaselled their way into the French language. The people of France will not stand for such an invasion! Or so say the muckety-mucks at the Académie Française. Except for the fact that most English speakers would be at…

Like everybody else, translators and jazz musicians have off-days, days when you have no inspiration whatsoever and the only phrases that come to mind are lame, uninspired and cringe-making, and “on-days”, when everything flows spontaneously from your fingers with no intervening thoughts cluttering up the process. Every work(wo)man has their own particular tools, and jazz musicians are no exception. Their…