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Bebop Spoken There

Aubrey Logan: "I chose trombone because trombone just kicks my ass, and I needed to do something that was hard" - (DownBeat June 2019).


2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

The voting is open between now and May 31 to enable site visitors to nominate their choices in the various categories of this year's APPJAG awards which can be done here.
BSH was very proud to be nominated and to win the 2018 Media Award and hope we can have your support again this year.

Today Wednesday May 22



Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free admission.

Julija Jacenaite & Alan Law - Jazz Café, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel: 0191 261 5618. 2:00pm. Free. Café Mezzanine (first floor, access via crafts shop).


Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.


Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Bebop Spoken There - The Chilli Arms

Fresh from last night's gig at the Cluny with TASQ, Adam Hastings turned up at the Chilli playing bass guitar alongside another surprise guest in fellow guitar hero Mark Williams. With two such formidable frettists in the rhythm section the initial lack of another front line horn player was barely noticeable. Bop was definitely on the menu tonight with numbers such as "Anthropology" and "Well You Needn't" two of the 52nd St anthems played. The former had Dave (Weisser) scatting in unison with Mark whilst the latter featured Adam, now on guitar, and his dad, George Hastings on bass - a talented family.
A young guy, Matthew, sat in on alto for the Bird version of "All The Things You Are" whilst Deborah had a vocal blast on "Song for My Father" by which time David C was on drums. Talking drums, Eric had a new kit tonight and they sounded good.


Debra said...

Enjoyed your blog & have recommended it to my jazz-interested friends. Thanks for the name check on Wednesday night!

Lance said...

Enjoyed your singing - next time I'll spell your name right.

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