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Reliving the Last Waltz with a book on The Band's final gig

In the pecking order of the cinema halls in Calcutta's Chowringhee-New Market area then, Tiger featured pretty low down on the list. It was crummy, the seats came with a free complement of unforgiving bed bugs, there were mosquitoes aplenty, and the ... Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago

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The chords that bind

A tribute to Carlton Kitto, who stuck to his guns and refused to Indianise his explorations into bebop jazz Hunched over his Epiphone guitar, in a white shirt and a spry red bowtie, Carlton Kitto is playing a rendition of Cheek to Cheek with ...
 The Hindu1 day ago
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Calcutta roads

Arterial roads in cities have peculiar ways of acquiring distinct identities. The character of each main road, the lifestyle of its residents, their occupations, their social habits, the architecture of their houses and shops, their cultural tastes ...
 Oxford University Press - Academic3 days ago

The last of India's jazz legends

How does one write a personal ode to a musician one has never met, seen only twice in concert, not heard on a recording, who played at famous and forgotten venues in a city one has briefly visited only thrice? Kolkata-based jazz guitarist Carlton ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Carlton Kitto: The end of an era for bebop music

Once upon a time, Park Street in Kolkata was the epicentre of dance, music and good food. Big bands playing bebop and swing music, ladies twirling in beautiful long gowns, gentlemen smoking cigars and sipping on their wine glasses — the whole ...
 DNA India5 days ago

Guitar gently weeps as Carlton Kitto falls silent

KOLKATA: Guitar guru Carlton Kitto, one of the finest practitioners of bebop this side of the Atlantic, passed away at his Alimuddin Street residence on Monday, aged 76. Not only was he an icon of Kolkata's once thriving Western music scene, ...
 Times of India5 days ago
Times of India

Alms and the man: Beggars, even blind ones, feel the heat of demonetisation

KOLKATA: Compassion, a finer human emotion that responds to sufferings of others and motivates a desire to help, is one of the casualties of the cash crunch that demonetisation. Ever since PM Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Times of India

OT patients evacuated as fire breaks out at SSKM

KOLKATA: A raging fire at SSKM Hospital on Monday morning rekindled fears of a disaster rerun that the city had witnessed five years ago when an inferno in a private hospital claimed 95 lives. But swift evacuation of patients and prompt action by ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Tax scan on 150 'agents'

Calcutta, Nov. 21: Income tax officials have identified over 150 "agents" who allegedly helped deposit cash in hundreds of Jan Dhan accounts in parts of central Calcutta. "Most of these deposits ranged between Rs 50,000 and Rs 80,000.... There ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago
Times of India

New Rs 500 notes set for Monday debut, but big score unlikely

Kolkata: The wait for the arrival of Rs 500 notes in the city is expected to end on Monday with the banks starting disbursing them. However, the euphoria might be short-lived as the quota allocated to Kolkata for the time being will fall woefully ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
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