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Bebop Spoken There

Bootsy Collins: "I had no training at all, man. Whatever I heard in my head, that's what came out." - (DownBeat September 2018).

Madeleine Peyroux: "What I'm searching for in singing is the form of communication that doesn't come through language". - (DownBeat September 2018).

Today Sunday August 19

Afternoon

Gala Big Band - Baltic, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. 11:00am.


Lambton Big Band + Lambton Little Band - The Brewery Tap, Great North Eastern Brewing Company, Contract House, Wellington Road, Dunston NE11 9HS. 3:00pm. £5.00. Four bands on bill.


Jazz Social - Charts, Quayside, Newcastle NE1 3DE. 4:00pm. New weekly jam session.


Somethin’ Blue - Vesuvio, 3a Houndgate, Darlington DL1 5RL. 5:00pm. Tel: 01325 788564. Matt Case (saxophone) & Mike Hepple (guitar).

Teresa Watson Blues Band - The Schooner, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AF. Tel: 0191 477 7404. 5:00pm. Free.

Palominos - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 3:00pm. Free.

Evening

Zoë Gilby Quartet - Black Bull, Bridge Street, Blaydon NE21 4JJ. Tel: 0191 414 2846. 8:00pm. £5.00.

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

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Situations Vacant - Board director opportunities with Jazz North

Board director opportunities with Jazz North see http://www.jazznorth.org/opportunities/board-director-opportunities-with-jazz-north Jazz North – the jazz development agency for northern England, founded in October 2012 with Strategic Funding from Arts Council England – is looking for a group of talented individuals to join the Board of Directors. These are voluntary positions, although reasonable expenses will be re-imbursed. Individuals are sought from a range of age groups, cultures and backgrounds, with skills and experience to a high level in one of more of the following areas: · Arts management/production · Strategic and business planning · Jazz practitioner with broad experience · Fundraising (public and private sector) · Finance · PR/Marketing/Communications · Music education/outreach · Governance/trusteeship of other organisations · Digital technologies


Directors will be expected to attend at least four annual board meetings across northern England, including a Board Away Day scheduled for late September 2013. Closing date for applications: Monday 12 August by 12 noon. Interviews will take place in Leeds on: Friday 23 August. To apply, please go to http://www.jazznorth.org/opportunities/board-director-opportunities-with-jazz-north and using the form provided attach a one-page proposal outlining your experience and why you think you would make a suitable Director Jazz North is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. For more details about Jazz North and its activities, please visit www.jazznorth.org
Nigel Slee.

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
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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