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Joey Calderazzo: "Playing the standard repertoire is a pretty good barometer of where one is as a jazz musician" - (DownBeat January 2019).

Tuesday December 18

Afternoon

Classic Swing - The Ship, Front St., Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 1pm. Free.

Evening

Gala Big Band - Gala Theatre & Cinema, Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA. Tel: 03000 266 600. 7:30pm. £10.00. & £8.00. ‘The Gala Big Band Does Christmas’. SOLD OUT!

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

Monday, October 01, 2018

September Selection

Gigs
Bruce Adams w. Al Wood Quartet @ St. Augustine's, Darlington (Sept. 2).
Polly Gibbons w. SSBB. @ Hoochie Coochie (Sept. 16).
Daniel Karlsson Trio @ Jazz Café (Sept. 28).
Georgie Fame w. Guy Barker Big Band @ Ronnie Scott's (Sept. 7).
Echoes of Ellington Orchestra - The Classical Duke Ellington @ Cadogan Hall (Sept. 8).

CDs
Jo Harrop - Songs For the Late Hours.
Petra van Nuis & Dennis Luxion - Because We're Night People.

Lance
PS: And, of course, Jazz Café jam sessions (alternate Tuesdays)

6 comments :

Lance said...

Let's have your suggestions re Gig or CD of the month.

Hugh said...

Gig of the month: Johannes Berauer's Hourglass - Zeffirellis, Ambleside

CD of the month: Johannes Berauer's Hourglass!

Russell said...

Gig of the month...Jazz Repertory Company's Jazz in New York: The 1930s @ Cadogan Hall - Sep 22.

CD of the month...Jo Harrop - Songs for the Late Hours.

Steve T said...

Quietest/skintest month in years. Apart from the kids (Francis Tulip Quartet) very kindly playing my at work colleagues' art exhibition launch in Seaham on the eighth, my only other gig was my first ever country and western gig, Lee Ann Womack - well I had to with a name like that - at the RNCM in Manchester. I'd have preferred a slide guitar and a fiddle to add to the two guitars/bouzouki, but she's a great singer and more where that came from is - sexist alert - the best Girls Night In album since Abba Gold.

Steve T said...

Busiest month in a while for CDs with over 20 since payday (24th) but most of them will go to the back of the queue. Hoping to do a Soul Night in November concentrating on the ladies to exploit - sorry, pay tribute to Aretha, so I'm catching up on my ladies stuff.

S Tulip said...

It was actually the Tulip/ Metcalfe Quintet feat Alex Alex Thompson, just in case anybody might want to sue me.

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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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