Bebop Spoken There
George Webb: "I have heard so many bands earning good money when they shouldn't have been playing in public at all - (Melody Maker June 15, 1957). From Colin Aitchison's amazing collection).
Cécile McLorin Salvant: “The banjo is one of my favourite instruments…” – (Jazzwise September 2015).
Today Saturday September 5
Early Bird Sessions - Lit & Phil, 23 Westgate Rd., Newcastle NE1 1SG. 11:00am. £2.00. Post-workshop half hour performance.
Frank Brooker’s Happy Chappies - St Augustine’s, Darlington. 12:30pm. £10.00.
Play Jazz! - Sage Gateshead. 2:00pm. £20.00. ‘Take the Jazz Train’ workshop led by Stu Finden. A Jazz Co-op event.
Shoeshop Quartet @ BAA Festival (Bellingham All Acoustic) - Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham. NE48 2HR. Tel: 01434 221235. Day ticket £25.00.
Lindsay Hannon Plus, Iceni + others - Boiler Shop Steamer, Sussex Street, Newcastle. 3:00pm. £6.00.
Sunderland Blues & Acoustic Music Festival - Dun Cow, Sunderland. 1:00pm. Free. Line-up inc. Billy Newton, Gary Grainger, George Shovlin, George Lamb, Hokum Hotshots, Lee Bates, Michael Littlefield, Rod Sinclair & others. Twenty seven musicians (!), two stages (upstairs & downstairs).
Anna Reay/Deon Krishnan- Redwood Bar, Vermont Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ ?pm. Free.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
CD Review: Joe Lovano UsFive - Cross Culture.
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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.
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