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Bebop Spoken There

Billy Eckstine: "I'm a negro performer with a Jewish name." [after being asked what his golf handicap was] - (Mr B by Cary Ginell. Hal Leonard Books 2013 January 2019).

Today Wednesday December 12

Afternoon

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free.

Jess Johnson - Park Hotel, Grand Parade, Tynemouth NE30 4ER. Tel: 0191 295 6666. 12 noon. £65.00. & £29.95. Xmas lunch.

Evening

Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.

Folk and Acoustic - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. Free.

Jam session - Dun Cow, Brandling Village, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 4RS. Tel: 0191 338 7981. 8:00pm. Free. House trio: Mark Williams, Andy Champion, Russ Morgan.

Community Hall New Orleans Band - Springwell Village Community Venue, Fell Road, Springwell, Gateshead NE9 7RP. 8:15pm £3.00.

Swing Street - Pier Red, Castlegate, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1LF. Tel: 01289 309168. 8:00pm. Free.

Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, 28 Nelson Street, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

Blues - Charts, Quayside, Newcastle NE1 3DX. Tel: 0191 338 7989. 8:00. Free.

Big Mellis Mini Band - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. From 7:00pm. Future Grooves (Music degree students). Multi bill, Sage Two. £5.00.

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

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Photo Caption Competition

What is trumpeter, Fred Rowe (light waistcoat) thinking? 
ENTRIES NOW CLOSED! THE JUDGES ARE OUT!
The winner gets Free Admission  Plus a Pint of Real Ale or a large Glass of Wine if they come along to The Vieux Carré Jazzmen's Summer Barbecue at The Millstone, Haddricks Mill Road, South Gosforth on Thursday evening (August 23) at 7.00pm. 
Brian B.


10 comments :

Bixieland said...

"Keep an eye out Brian, while I chuck this onto the barbecue"

Ray Harley said...

Will someone hurry and light this barbecue!

George W said...

Drums next - then we will have only musicians in the band.

creole2 said...

I wonder if Miles Davis had the same problems as me with his banjo player !
Bixieland

Raymond Newton said...



Should I reveal: The ingnited flame

Gordon Sol said...

"I'm so tempted."

CCJAZZMEN said...

Shame, I left my lighter at home !!

dave kerrr said...

"I'm Begining To See The Light"

or alternatvely

"Encinerating with Some Barbeque"

Dave Kerr

Off-line comments said...

Allan Greenwood said:
Do I really want a barbecued Banjo?

Don Armstrong said:
Did I leave my trumpet at the Crescent Club yesterday?

Ian Huntly said:
Well, Barbecue my banjo!

Derek Coltherd said:
Has anybody got a match?

Mal Lumsden said:
If he squirts me with that carnation one more time...

Danny McTavey said:
Quick, where's the bloody fire lighters!

Alice Fleck said:
Ahh, here comes the lorry with the rest of the banjos!

Peter Dixon said:
I wonder if we can barbecue this banjo before the rain starts?

Carol Marr said:
I bet Satchmo never had to hang around at cold English barbies like this

Norman Tindall said:
Why should I bother when Brian's just eyeing-up the birds

Tien K Khoo said:
C'mon baby light my fire!

Ian Wallace said:
I knew Brian was a smokin’ hot banjo player, but...

Connie Oliver said:
The banjo, brown or white with saucy sweet chilli?

John Broddle said:
Quick! Get this barbie going. Banjo burgers ready soon

bill walton said...

i wish i could remember why i used to chat young girls up.

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