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Camille Thurman: "Their [Tia Fuller & Mimi Jones] advice? If you're going to sing and play, be great at both or don't bother." - (DownBeat November 2018).

Greg Fishman: "I've loved playing music since I was 12, practising 8 hours a day, because I loved doing it every minute." - (DownBeat November 2018.)

Today Thursday October 18

Afternoon

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free.

Gateshead Jazz Appreciation Society - Gateshead Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN. 5:00pm. Fortnightly meeting. This week: Artie Shaw Story

Evening

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - St James’ & St Basil’s Church, Fenham Hall Drive, Fenham, Newcastle NE4 9XP. 7:30pm. £10.00.

Olie Brice Quintet - Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. Tel: 091 222 9882. 8:00pm. £10.00. & £8.00. JNE.

Maine St. Jazzmen - Sunniside Social Club, Holywell Lane, Sunniside, Gateshead NE16 5NJ. 8:30pm. Free. Sitters in welcome!

New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band - Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton on Tees TS18 4AW. 8:30pm.

Tees Hot Club w. Richie Emmerson (alto); Dave Stansfield (tenor); Ted Pearce (keys) - Dormans Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. Tel: 01642 823813. 9pm. Free.

Freshers' Jam - Bar Loco, Leazes Park Rd., Newcastle NE1 4PG. 8pm till late. NUJO invite sitters-in to join them for a jam.

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

Monday, November 01, 2010

Update on Redcar Jazz Club

As visitors to this site may have heard the famous Redcar Jazz Club is now very much up and running and last months rebirth brought in a good crowd and a great atmosphere. The Ray Dales Quartet were asked to make the club debut and this seemed a wise choice as Ray's inimitable humour and fabulous playing went down very well, as of course did the rest of the quartet - Tubby Ayton on bass, Paul Smith on drums and Jeremy McMurray on keyboards.
Gene Jarred on trumpet also helped proceedings move along in a professional manner, as well as delivering great anecdotes of the clubs earlier days.
The next concert is with the Ray Dales Quartet again, guest musicians welcome, and will feature vocalist Ruth Lambert, this concert will be held on the 21st November at the Coatham Memorial Hall Redcar, TS10 1RH ( 01642 483263).
The final concert of the year will be the Gene Jarred Big Band on Sunday the 12th December.
Ian Luck.

2 comments :

Angela said...

What a great night,both Ray and Gene played a storming two sets with great backing from the rhythm section.. look forward to the next one. At last some good jazz in Redcar after such a long time out.
ANGELA.

Chris Scott Wilson said...

If you're interested in the original Redcar Jazz Club, try www.redcarjazzclubmedia.com A new book will be published shortly. 160 pages, over 200 photographs, memorabilia, memories of the audience and recollections of the artists who played there, all interwoven with the story of the club.

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