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Today Monday January 20

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Jazz

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

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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Alan Glen Trio

On Monday night at The Side Café percussionist David Carnegie was driving his band, Extreme Measures, to just that. Wednesday night at the Chilli Arms, drummer David Carnegie was helping the Alan Glen Trio to swing along beautifully. In the jam session that followed, pianist David Carnegie laid down some rocking blues that had Daniel Johnson and Ian Trewella playing out of their skulls--is there no end to this man's talents?
Alan Glen was, as always, the epitomy of taste and harmonic acumen on standards such as, among others, "Stella By Starlight" and "Someday My Prince Will Come".
The resident band also had it's moments; "Good Bait" swung along nicely and "Caravan" was, for want of a better word, unusual.
Dave Weisser has done really well to keep modern jazz alive and fairly well in downtown Heaton.
Lance

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Was at the gig at the "Chilly Arms" on 14th May, yes, David Carnegie is something else!

Great blog,