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Allison Neale: “It’s difficult if you play mainstream in the UK, it isn’t appreciated enough. The current scene seems to focus on musician-composers.” - (Jazz Journal April 2013).

Liam Noble: “I know some people think playing standards is old-fashioned but I love it.” – (Jazz Journal January 2016).

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Today Monday February 20

Afternoon.
Jazz in the Afternoon - Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 3OS. 1pm. Free.
Evening.
Holy Moly & The Crackers + Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra - The Cluny, Lime St., Newcastle. 7pm. £10.
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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Jazz Co-op Workshop Featuring the Samuel Eagles Quartet. Dec. 3. 4-6pm.

This will be an interactive session featuring the entire quartet,  with Samuel Eagles on saxophones, Ralph Wyld on vibraphone, Daniel Kasimir* on double bass & Eric Ford on drums.  The session is particularly aimed at aspiring  jazz musicians (teenage upwards – any age), and will provide a great opportunity to play with, learn from  and be inspired by this  young, highly regarded quartet. The cost of the workshop is £10,  the evening gig (8pm) is £10, and a combined ticket only £15. 
Here is the link to the event on the Jazz Coop website
Tickets may be purchased through the website. The closing date for workshop applicants is Monday December 1st.

*Daniel Kasimir was here recently playing with Clark Tracey, The Quartet’s new CD - Next Beginning has also been reviewed on this blog.

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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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