Bebop Spoken There
Bobby Watson: “He [Charles McPherson] did some of the stuff on Clint Eastwood's movie [Bird] and no one knew the difference” – (Jazz Times March 1996).
JJ Johnson: “They [jazz listeners] can't be fooled. They're broad-minded enough to want to hear innovation. At the same time, they're too hip to be taken in by false prophets” – (Down Beat May 28, 1970.
Burton Agnes Jazz & Blues Festival Competition
International Jazz Day Saturday April 30
Paul Skerritt Band - Ashington Market. 10am-3pm. Free.
Miles Ahead (film) - Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle. Times.
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - Sage Gateshead. 7;30pm. £24.50 (£5 under 25s). Talk at 6:45. Dave Brubeck tribute w. Bill Dobbins (pno); John Nugent (alt).
Bradley Johnston (solo guitar) - Cherry Tree Restaurant, 9 Osborne Rd., Jesmond, Newcastle. 7:30pm. No cover charge.
Graeme Wilson/Mark Williams - Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane NE1 5DW. 9pm. Free.
Belinda Voshtina/James Harrison - Redwood Bar, Vermont Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ. Free 7.pm 0191 2331010.
Glasgow Preston Lowe - The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD. £10. 8pm.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Keith or Cody* Jarrett
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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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