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Today Saturday January 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Early Bird Band - Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE. Tel: 0191 232 0192. 11:00am.

Evening

Adrian Cox Quartet - Watchtower Gallery, West End, Berwick TD15 2HE. 8:00pm. £10.00. Cox touring new CD ‘Now is Spring’.

Blues/Funk/Soul

Ray Stubbs R & B All-Stars - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Michael Feinstein at The Sage by Val and Jim

A beaming Michael Feinstein strode onto the stage to guide his audience through his 'Sinatra Project'. Two hours of beautifully performed songs from the Sinatra canon, backed by a 17 pce. band led by M.D. Billy Elliot ( no, not the dancer). Highlight of the night, apart from gems like 'Small Hotel' and 'My Romance', had to be 'Begin the Beguine' set in a Nelson Riddle style arrangement. ( think of 'under my skin'.) We were fortunate indeed to have such talent at the Sage. Lets hope a return visit is on the cards. Val & JIm

1 comment :

Lance said...

Wasn't Diahann Carroll involved somewhere along the line?