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Randy Brecker: "It's still a thrill for me today to stand out front of a big band as the soloist and hear all that sound going on behind you. It brings the best out of me" - (DownBeat June 2019).

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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 Tuesday May 21

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Kamasi Washington - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4461. 7:30pm. £30.00.

River City Jazzmen w. Maureen Hall - Block & Tackle, Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NN. Tel: 01670 813983. 8:00pm. £5 (raffle inc.) Bob Wade, Gordon Solomon, Keith Stephen, Phil Rutherford, Tommy Graham.

Lindsay Hannon Band - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB.Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations).

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

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Charity Event in Aid of Cystic Fibrosis

Not exactly a jazz gig but, with Brian Lynam of 'No Time For Jive' compering there's gonna be some good stuff around and a whole lot of blues.
Sax player James Vargas leads the entertainment which includes Val Dunmore, Ben 'E' Kings, Jade Thirlwell and Sheila Mallows. Comedian Derek Wade is also reputed to be giving out with the gags.
Tickets are £6 and £5 and the proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust - a worthy cause.
It's on Thursday Oct. 22 @ Springs Health Centre, South Shields. 7:30 - 11:30 pm. Tickets from Springs Health Centre telephone 0191 4277888.
Lance.

1 comment :

val said...

I did/nt see this Lance thanks so much, Brian took part in the show but the compare was Matty Harrison, it was a fabulous evenning thankyou so much for your contribution, the acts were wonderfull and James Vargas was amazing rising star Jade Thirwell[17 yrs old] came for a sound check and was really poorly so she had to pull out and we found out she had swine flu, but we did manage to raise £1000 thanks again lance val.

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