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Danny Gatton: "I was tired of playing in beer joints. I wanted to do something tangible like building cars. But once you do music it gets into your blood. You can get away from it for awhile but sooner or later it comes back to you." - (Down Beat April 1991).

Tal Farlow: "There were times when I would stop [playing guitar] and do sign painting." - (Downbeat December 5, 1963)

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Today Monday August 21

Radio
Radio 3: Jazz Now. Live from Pizza Express, Soweto Kinch featuring Andy Sheppard/Carla Bley/Steve Swallow. 11pm.
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Afternoon.
Jazz in the Afternoon - Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 3OS. 1pm. Free.
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Evening.
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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Tori Freestone Trio @ Bridge Hotel. March 9..

Tori Freestone (ten); Time Giles (dms); Dave Mannington (bs).
(Photo courtesy of Ken Drew).
None of our regular reviewers were at the gig last night but, as Ken Drew sent me this magnificent photo, it could not be allowed to go unrecorded.
Zoe did pass comment on Facebook so I will take the liberty of duplicating it here - Lance.
"Tori Freestone Trio last night at Splinter were fantastic. Thank you to all who came and supported this excellent band. This Sunday at Splinter is Nic Svarc Organ Trio. A brilliant band from Leeds. Hope to see you there! www.splinterjazz.co.uk" - Zoe.

1 comment :

  1. Ha I was there... write up to follow! lol a tad busy today ;-) Kath xx

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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.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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