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2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

The voting is open between now and May 31 to enable site visitors to nominate their choices in the various categories of this year's APPJAG awards which can be done here.
BSH was very proud to be nominated and to win the 2018 Media Award and hope we can have your support again this year.

Today Monday May 20

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Evening

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Friday, July 11, 2008

This I had to Hear!

When I read the review below I had to find out more.
It was a voyage of discovery. How come I'd missed out on Mary Stallings? We're about the same age. Don't make the same mistake - check her out.
“Stallings sounds like Carmen McRae with some Dinah Washington sass thrown in. Stallings doesn't flit around or complicate her singing with oblique swirls and curlicues like many younger jazz singers. She stays closer to the blues, laying down the ballad ‘Sunday Kind of Love’ with fine, feminine ardor.” - Philadelphia Inquirer

5 comments :

Bill M said...

"Watch out for those oblique swirls and curlicues - I got hit by one once!

Liz said...

what a wit you are bill m !!

Bill M said...

Getting hit by a curlique isn't funny Liz - it's almost as painful as listening to an Andrew Lloyd Webber song.

Lance said...

Her daughter is an R and B singer called Adriana Evans whose Godfather was tenor saxist Pharoah Sanders.
Adriana has made it to YouTube which is more than her mother has!
Ain't no justice.

Liz said...

A.L.W. oh dear me, sets my teeth on edge, all his stuff sounds the same to me...yet what a following he has eh?

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