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A flat roof deck or raised observation platform sometimes having a view of the sea, situated on the roof of a house and enclosed by a balustrade or railing; the horizontal roof surface is usually formed by truncating the top of a hipped roof; also called a captain’s walk.
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As well as securing the star guest, the Brecon Jazz Festival, which is staged across the market town, is also adding another venue for 2014 - the Captain's Walk which is synonymous with Brecon's heyday.
Friday also features the great pianist and the godfather of British jazz, Stan Tracey, at Captain's Walk.