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Bebop Spoken There

Hugh Masekela: “I advise every kid to check out their past because without a past you are in limbo.” (Songlines December 2017)

Leo Richardson: “I think your image is really important. You look at those old Blue Note recordings and you look at the liner note, the booklet and they’re in the studio and they’re wearing shirt and ties. They used to wear suits all the time.” – (Jazzwise December 2017/January 2018)

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 Monday December 18

Afternoon

Jazz in the Afternoon - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 NE30 4QS. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Monday Music Appreciation Social - Cumberland Arms, James Place St, Byker, Newcastle NE6 1LD. 8:30pm. Free. Duke Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite. CD played in full, in the bar.

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

Monday, June 08, 2015

Pardon me boy, is this the Jazz 'n' Real Ale Train?

Yes! It's the first Jazz 'n' Real Ale Train of 2015 this Wednesday afternoon (10 June). 
20's Jazz by The Vieux Carré Hot 4 and Real Ale Bar courtesy of High House Farm Brewery. Music will commence immediately after departure from NEWCASTLE CENTRAL STATION - Real Ale bar opens on arrival at Hexham Station.
The jazz train is the 12.22pm NEWCASTLE to CARLISLE service calling at Metro Centre; Blaydon; Wylam; Prudhoe; Stocksfield; Riding Mill; Corbridge; Hexham; Haydon Bridge; Bardon Mill; Haltwhisle; Brampton; Wetheral; CARLISLE (departs 2.36pm). 
Return tickets Newcastle-Carlisle are £17.80. However, if you are travelling with a partner or friend, ask for 'DUO TICKETS (£26.70) the 2nd ticket is half-price which makes a considerable saving. 
The Vieux Carré Hot 4 are, Pete Wright, trumpetDerek Fleck, clarinet, Brian Bennett, banjo and Phil Rutherford, sousaphone. Rendezvous at Central Station ticket barriers at 12.00 noon - if you prefer, bring a small snack for the journey! 
Afternoon departures from Newcastle at 12.22pm on June 10th, June 17th and June 24th and July 1st. 
Evening departure at 19.20pm on July 8th

1 comment :

Liz said...

what a great idea, you folks in the N.E. sure know how to party!

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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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