Bebop Spoken There
Johnny Dankworth: "[on British Trad] If you want to get ahead get a hat." - (Melody Maker July 23, 1960). From Colin Aitchison's amazing collection).
Today Friday July 31.
Rendezvous Jazz - Monkseaton Arms, Front St, Monkseaton. 1pm. Free.
Pocket Jazz Orchestra - Ship, Church Lane, Redmarshall, Stockton TS21 1EP. 8pm. Jeremy McMurray, Peter Ayton, Paul Smith, Mark Toomey, Paul Donnelly + Noel Dennis.
Cantaloop – Hoochie Coochie, 54 Pilgrim st., Newcastle NE1 6SF. 9pm. Free.
Blues Jam – The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7.30pm. Free.
Hannah Rickard & Tim Bloomer –Under the Dome Festival, Spanish city, Whitley Bay. £8. 9.30pm.
Saturday, February 02, 2013
New Century Ragtime Orchestra at Caedmon Hall Feb. 2
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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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