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Let us entertain you!

By TrevBatWCC    
Just a few metres along Place Balmat in Chamonix from my previous upload were these street musicians playing jazz music, and looking at the lady on the right playing washboard, with a bit of skiffle thrown in! For those not old enough to remember skiffle, it was a style of music using a combination of manufactured and homemade or improvised instruments, popularised in Britain by Lonnie Donegan.
They did have CDs on sale, but Iíve no idea of the name of the band 📀🎵

After receiving a Guest Editor Award on my earlier upload of 'Chamonix in bloom', I find Iíve now received an Editors Choice Award on my 'Mont Blanc Ė a different view'. Iím gobsmacked, thatís a first for me in the 10 years Iíve been on EPZ! 😀

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 👍

Trev 😀

Tags: France Street People Musician Chamonix Musical instrument

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Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2018 11:57AM
Congratulations on your awards Trev - there is some great stuff on site so it is always a thrill to gain a special award.
Love your motley crew here making music.
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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
4 Dec 2018 12:16PM
"my old man's a dustman!"😂😂😂
4 Dec 2018 1:26PM
The days of skiffle are back showing my age now, a great set
4 Dec 2018 1:26PM
a fine set and the washing board lady under #3 wins my heart
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2018 1:32PM
a great set again Trev, has to be the lead for me
4 Dec 2018 1:53PM
Gorgeous series, I can almost hear the music. Congratulations on the well deserved awards.
Sylvia
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
4 Dec 2018 2:43PM
Obviously ( judging by the comments ) this band hits the high notes for EPZ.WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink
Ron
viscostatic 13 47 7 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2018 3:25PM
Rather a motley looking bunch but I bet they sounded good.

Phil.
SlowSong Plus
11 9.0k 30 England
4 Dec 2018 3:42PM
I never realised that David Beckham had taken up the trumpet. Grin
Excellent news about your awards. Wonderful indeed and well deserved.
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Savvas511 3 158 Cyprus
4 Dec 2018 3:48PM
As I came across the thumbnail of your image, I said this is Trev I am sure
and now I understand it is your post processing program that is doing this extra work and separates your images from the rest

Keep going Trev

SavvasGrinGrinGrin
saltireblue Plus
10 10.7k 62 Norway
4 Dec 2018 4:06PM
Don't they just ooze enthusiasm...not!Wink

Malc
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
4 Dec 2018 4:45PM
Seen some good street bands over the years - I sometimes wonder what happens to them but you have a good set of images here Trev; and congratulations on your awards; your work is very worthy and always gives pleasure. Smile
Joan

sandwedge 14 2.9k 3 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2018 5:37PM
That's a really good edit, composition and all round top notch image, Well done.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
4 Dec 2018 7:24PM
Super set .....very well recorded
4 Dec 2018 7:26PM
Great candid images of these street musicians.
richmowil Plus
11 412 2 England
4 Dec 2018 8:23PM
Excellent set. Tonight the lead images has it for me!
4 Dec 2018 10:45PM
Well done for achieving all of those wonderful awards, Trev - thoroughly deserved.
Today's images are also excellent, very interesting and great to view.

RichardSmile
5 Dec 2018 10:57AM
Excellent news Trev & more than well deserved for your wonderful work as is today's offering !!
Ian
A lovely set Trev, congratulations on your special awards which are well deserved.
Carol
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
6 Dec 2018 4:16PM
Excellent Trevor, my award.
Ron
7 Dec 2018 5:11PM
Love this, Trev, music where it should be on sunny days 🏆

Dave 🐿
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2018 7:37PM
Wonderful street musos Trev! They must have been good if they were selling CD's...
Well done for your awards accolades, well deserved !! Excellent work !!
Isabel GrinGrin

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