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Camille Thurman: "Their [Tia Fuller & Mimi Jones] advice? If you're going to sing and play, be great at both or don't bother." - (DownBeat November 2018).

Greg Fishman: "I've loved playing music since I was 12, practising 8 hours a day, because I loved doing it every minute." - (DownBeat November 2018.)

Today Monday October 15

Afternoon.

Jazz in the Afternoon - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

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

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Paul Edis @ The Lubetkin Theatre - September 5

County Durham correspondent Tony Eales reports encouraging numbers turned out for today's inaugural lunchtime concert at East Durham College. 
From the stage of the Lubetkin Theatre (named after Berthold Lubetkin, the man responsible for the original post-war master-plan for the new town of Peterlee) Emma Fisk introduced pianist Paul Edis who played a one-hour solo piano set. 
Eales noted one or two of Edis' compositions, a few standards and, this is becoming a habit (and a welcome one at that), Dr Edis sang a couple of songs including It's Only a Paper Moon. More, please, Dr Edis! 
There will be more 'Jazz at the Lubetkin' on Wednesday, October 3 at one o'clock when violinist Fisk herself will play the music of Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang in a duo with master guitarist James Birkett.
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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