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Ben Pollack: "The kind of people who go for the old style New Orleans jazz are the same kind of people who go in for collecting antiques." - (Down Beat May 5, 1950).

Flip Phillips: "I heard this band out in California. I think - Lu Waters, isn't it? They sure can march down the street but I wouldn't want to march with them!" - (Down Beat June 15, 1951).

Today Monday June 26

Afternoon.
Jazz in the Afternoon - Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 3OS. 1pm. Free.
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Evening.
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Monday, September 14, 2015

Tune in to Claude the Great on In Tune

Next Friday’s (Sept. 18) edition of In Tune (Radio 3, 4:30pm) includes a live studio set from the Southern Cone Quintet. A London-based contemporary music ensemble, their broadcast debut will be of interest to those who came across the globetrotting, duffle-coated tenor saxophonist Claude Werner during his time on Tyneside.
Werner will be playing clarinet and flute alongside guitarist James Kitchman (formerly of Tynedale), Anisa Arslanagic (violin), Losif Purits (accordion) and Louis Thomas (double bass). Music with a hint of tango, hearing Claude the Great without his tenor will be odd to say the least! Southern Cone Quintet’s concert debut will be on Wednesday October 28 at the Red Hedgehog on Archway Road, Highgate, London.
Claude, the next time you’re in Toon, how about playing a gig? And don’t forget to bring your tenor!
Russell.             

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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.
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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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