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Kathyrn Williams: “I got into Miles Davis when I was a teenager. But I’m nowhere near as knowledgeable as Anthony [Kerr]: he is an encyclopedia of jazz, with a real in-depth, academic knowledge. I’m just a fan.” – (Jazz Journal December 2017).

Christian McBride: "He [Horace Silver] was the whole package" – (Downbeat September 2014).

Today Thursday January 18

Afternoon

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

Evening

‘The Death Beat - 1920s’ US immigration policy’ - City Library, New Bridge St, Newcastle NE1 8AX. 6:00pm. Free. Novelist Fiona Veitch Smith talks about her research into the period and its resonance with today’s political landscape. The Death Beat is Veitch Smith’s third novel in her series Poppy Denby Investigates.

Jambone - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. 7:00pm. Free but ticketed.

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

Maine Street Jazzmen - Potter’s Wheel, Sunniside, Gateshead NE16 5EE. Tel: 0191 488 8068. 8:30pm. Free.

Tees Hot Club w. Kevin Eland (trumpet); Jeremy McMurray (keys); Danny Allan (sax). - Dorman’s Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. Tel: 01642 823813. 9pm. Free.

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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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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