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Bebop Spoken There

Bootsy Collins: "I had no training at all, man. Whatever I heard in my head, that's what came out." - (DownBeat September 2018).

Madeleine Peyroux: "What I'm searching for in singing is the form of communication that doesn't come through language". - (DownBeat September 2018).

Today Monday August 20

Afternoon.

Jazz in the Afternoon - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

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Friday, November 19, 2010

LJF News - ARTHUR H CANCELLED

Arthur H was involved in a motorcycle accident yesterday. Although he avoided serious injury, he fractured his wrist – his hand is in a plaster cast and he is unable to perform. His concert in the Queen Elizabeth Hall tonight has been cancelled: when he is recovered, we hope to reschedule this performance for 2011. Tickets will be refunded at place of purchase. Arthur Jeffes, the leader of Penguin Cafe, was due to play a special set of his own piano music as the first half of this concert. Arthur Jeffes will now play his own short concert tonight in the cabaret setting of The Front Room (in the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer) starting at 7.45pm. Admission is free. Across Southbank Centre, tickets are still available for the gospel double bill in the Royal Festival Hall of the Golden Gate Quartet and the Harlem Gospel Choir (the Harlem Gospel Choir were featured on ITV’s Daybreak this morning), and just a few tickets remain for the Purcell Room celebration of legendary South African drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo, which features special guests Keith Tippett and Jason Yarde among the many musicians associated with this great player. We all wish Arthur H. a speedy recovery.
Lucinda Hilberry
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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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