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Wayne Escoffery: "My philosophy is keeping one foot in the past and one foot in the future" - DownBeat March 2018.

Scott Bradlee: “When audiences hear it [Sweet Child O’ Mine] there’s a lightbulb moment when they recognise the song’s hook, even though it’s in a different context. They’re so used to hearing it one way that it causes some cognitive dissonance. If it’s a song they’ve disparaged in the past and they now find themselves liking it, that’s really interesting to me” DownBeat March 2018.

Today Sunday February 18

Afternoon

Musicians Unlimited - Park Inn, Park Road, Hartlepool TS26 9HU. Tel: 01429 233126. 12 noon. Free.

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

Evening

Postmodern Jukebox - Sage Gateshead NE8 2JR. 7:30pm. From £27.30.

Bradley Johnston - The Fire Station, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3DT. Tel: 0191 594 7241. 6:00pm. Free. New weekly residency.

Fred Craig, Bill Stewart - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

Jazz Jam - Empty Shop, 35c Framwellgate Bridge, Durham DH1 4SJ. 7:30pm. Free.

Jazz Cooperators - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £5.

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

Monday, May 05, 2014

Greg Spero May Dates.

Friday May 9th – The Continental, Preston 8.00pm tickets £8 see
Saturday May 10th – afternoon, The Fuse, Prudhoemusic masterclass from the band with students from the Fuse Arts Centre and Core Music.
Saturday May 10th - Dacre Hall, Lanercost 7.30pm tickets £10 from Brampton Post Office or from David Gosling on 016977 41829
Sunday May 11th – Splinter @ the Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne admission £6, more info  www.splinterjazz.co.uk
Monday May 12th - The Fuse, Prudhoe, 8.00pm tickets £10, £8 concessions from Core Music 01434 601993, The Fuse 01661 839380
Thursday May 15th –  Recital Room, Armstrong BuildingNewcastle University
Solo piano slot of 30mins on Steinway grand in support to Roger Beaujolais Quartet
Admission £10.00 | £8.00 concessions | £6.00 students
Friday May 16th with Special Guest Roz Sluman (sax)- Upfront Theatre, nr Penrith, 8.00pm tkts £12  www.up-front.com
Tel.017684 84538 to book and pay by card. An optional pre-concert supper can be booked in the gallery restaurant from 6pm.
Saturday May 17th –Dacre Hall, Lanercost 13.00hrs – 16.00hrs- music masterclass from the band with students organized by Roz Sluman
Saturday May 17th – Private Par
Sunday May 18th – Wainsgate Chapel, Hebden Bridge, 3.00 pm.
admission £8(concessions £6) at the door, morwww.wainsgate.co.uk
Tuesday May 20th - Solo piano 'An Evening with Greg Spero' - Brambles Bistro, Brampton. tkts £20 to include a main course meal (desserts extra) tel: 016977 3330 to book 
Thursday May 29th – Solo piano 'An Evening with Greg Spero' – Valvonna & Crolla Vincaffe, Edinburgh. 8.00pm

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Saw Greg Spero Quartet last night in Preston. Brilliant. Eight quid (!!!) to see four young jazz musicians of the highest quality. Do not miss these guys while they are here.

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