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Bebop Spoken There

Artie Shaw: “I'm not interested in giving people what they want--I'm interested in making music.” – (DownBeat October 15, 1939).

Jason Marsalis: “There's so many places that this music can go and there's a lot yet to be discovered.'” – (DownBeat April 2018)

Today Sunday March 18


Musicians Unlimited - Park Inn, Park Road, Hartlepool TS26 9HU. Tel: 01429 233126. 12 noon. Free.

Jason Isaacs & the Ambassadors of Swing - Hoochie Coochie, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle NE1 6SF. Tel: 0191 222 0130. 5:30pm (doors 4:00pm). £16.00.

Revolutionaires - Tyne Bar, Maling St, Newcastle NE6 1LP. 3pm. Free.

Somethin’ Blue - Vesuvio, 3a Houndgate, Darlington DL1 5RL. 5:00pm. Tel: 01325 788564. Matt Case (saxophone) & Mike Hepple (guitar).


POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER! Zoë Gilby Quartet - Black Bull, Bridge Street, Blaydon NE21 4JJ. 8:00pm. £5.00. Rescheduled August 19.

Alter Ego - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £5.00.

Bradley Johnston - The Fire Station, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3DT. Tel: 0191 594 7241. 6:00pm. Free. New weekly residency.

Gypsy Dave Smith - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Zoe Gilby Split Personality?

According to Zoe's MySpace site she is singing at Milazzo's on North Shields' Quay tomorrow night yet I've received an invite from Paul Grainger saying she's at the Quay Tap House - also on North Shields' Quay. Are these two venues one and the same? Has one been cancelled? Is she alternating between the two? Is one of the dates wrong? Does she have a twin sister?
Clarification urgently required.


Paul said...

I think Milazzo's closed and has reopened as The Quay Tap House.
It's next to Sambucca on the quayside at North Shields.

Zoe said...

I don't have a split personality (although somedays I can't be totally sure)
A couple of years ago the venue was known as Milazzo's. Myself, among other jazz singers and musicians performed there. Since that time the venue had closed and re-opened as The Quay Tap House. When I was booked to do the gig this time round (by the other musicians in the band) I didn't know it had changed it's name. Hence the confusion and wrong venue name on myspace etc. Many apologies.

Lance said...

Thanks Zoe, Paul.
Hope you have a great night. Now if we could get the ferry to run after 6:00pm on a Sunday...

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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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