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Bar Manager Required

The Jazz Co-op are looking for an experienced bar manager who can be available to start when The Globe reopens in May.

Preference will be given to a suitably qualified person who lives relatively near to The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD.

Interested parties please follow this link.

Coming soon ...

April 29: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at The Holystone.

May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club.
May 23: Vieux Carré Hot Four are back at The Spanish City.

June 2: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club.
June 7: Jazz in the Afternoon are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lee Young R.I.P

I had no idea that Lester Young's brother, Lee Young, was still alive, well of course he isn't now, but he did reach 94 which is a fair old innings for a jazzman of his era.
I never heard Lee live but I remember him from the early JATP records and with the King Cole Trio.
He died 31 July 2008 Los Angeles.
A more detailed obituary by Steve Voce appeared in Tuesday's "Independent" and I'm indebted to Russell of Jazz North East for drawing it to my attention.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Herb Ellis was quoted on the BBC program "Jazz Score" as saying; "Lee Young, Lester's brother, plays excellent drums. He's also good at golf; he cheats a lot, but he's pretty good"

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