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Bebop Spoken There

Buddy Rich: "You either swing a band or you don't swing a band - (Metronome April 1956).

Sinclair Traill: “Well I don't think he (Chet Baker) can sing either.” – (Jazz Journal August 1956).

Fred Rowe Funeral Arrangements

The funeral of well-respected and much-loved trumpet player Fred Rowe will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at 14:00 hrs: Lytham Crematorium (Regent Ave, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 4AB). Afterwards - All warmly welcome for refreshments at 2 Chapel Close, Wesham, Preston PR4 3HB.
No flowers by request donations to Parkinson's UK. Should you wish to donate to Parkinson’s research, please contact the Funeral Directors (J & A Porter Funeral Services, Windsor Court, Windsor Road, Ansdell, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 1AH. Tel: 01253735423) or place in a collection box that will be provided at the end of the service.
"Please do come along, we would love to see as many of Fred’s friends as possible" - Joan Rowe and family.

Submissions for review

Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to them all other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance

Today Tuesday December 12

Afternoon
Classic Swing - The Ship, Front St., Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 1pm. Free. New weekly mainstream session. 2 mins from Monkseaton metro.

Interim Recitals (Final Year Music Students) - Band Room, Music Studios, Assembly Lane, Newcastle University NE1 7RU. Inc. Charlie Philp (guitar) 3:55pm. Free.

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Evening

Ian Bosworth - Dormans, Oxford Rd., Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. 01642 832813. 9pm. Free.

Charles Gordon - Vermont Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ. 0191 233 1010. 10:00pm. Free.

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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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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