Bebop Spoken There
Howard Riley: “When I started out playing jazz back in the late 50s, early 60s, if you wanted a gig you had to learn some standards.” – (Jazz Journal April 2017)
Eric Harland: “I love swing and I’m always going to swing but I also know that you can take a hip-hop groove and improvise with that just like you would with a swing pattern.” – (Jazz Journal April 2017)
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- R.I.P. John Barry
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- Skywalkin' @ The Central Bar.
- Jazz Library
- Farewell Betty Smith
- RIP Gordon Bache.
- Daryl Sherman dates
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- Maine Street Maintain the Magic @ Malones
- RIP Barrie Lee Hall
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- Art Blakey - The Egyptian
- The Sage on Thursday is the place to be.
- Maine Street Take Ashington.
- Veitch Steps Into The Breach @ The Cherry Tree
- The Blaydon Aces @ Ashington Jazz Club
- Tonight @ The Cherry Tree
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- Jazz Café Jam
- Little Mo Band @ Central Bar, Gateshead.
- Alexander Abdicates - New Century Ragtime Orchestr...
- Our Thoughts Are With (Mighty) Joe Young
- NCRO - Tonight at GOTH
- Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2011
- Schmazz Factor @ The Sage Gateshead. January 20th
- A Tale of Two Ditties - The Maine Street Jazzmen @...
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- Schmazz Battle of the Bands 2011
- Django Bates' Beloved Bird for The Sage
- Thank you from Hilary Gilby
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- Nightingale Available
- Sam Coombes Quartet @ The Bridge Hotel.
- The Sounds of The Loop - Gateshead/Newcastle on a ...
- A Belated Obituary - Ralph Hutchinson
- Milestones: the Music of Miles Davis @ Gateshead O...
- Press Release From Uk Jazz Radio and National Jazz...
- Review: The Magnificent Eric Delaney by Eddie Samm...
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- Chubby Takes Over.
- Maine Street Jazzmen Rule - OK?
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- The Moonlight is Dimmed in Vermont
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- Jazz concert at the Lit & Phil
- Ruth Lambert @ The Cherry Tree.
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- Tonight @ The Cherry Tree - Ruth Lambert Quartet
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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.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)