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The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.


13,107 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 526 of them this year alone and, so far, 81 this month (April 16).

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.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Whatever Became of Gordon?

Those of you who remember that personable lad Gordon Sumner from the Newcastle Big Band, Last Exit, the Phoenix Jazzmen and other less (in)famous ensembles may be interested in the link below. It seems as how 'our boy done good.' Some other familiar faces here too.
Sting Me - A Danish Sting site.


Anonymous said...

Sting, along with Elvis Costello, had a high profile gig in Washington DC last night...

Anonymous said...

Hi Lance

Following your link to the Danish Sting website I was reminded of the old Last Exit tune Savage Beast.I often sing it as I walk along the street...all these years later !!!


Anonymous said...

Hi Lance, thanks again for being so helpful.
I updated my page and added a link to your blog.
Have a nice Sunday,

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