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14454 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 14 years ago. 732 of them this year alone and, so far, 30 this month (August 11).

From This Moment On ...

August

Thu 18: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone, North Tyneside. 1:00pm.
Thu 18: Gateshead Jazz Appreciation Society @ Gateshead Central Library. 3:00-5:00pm. £1.00. All welcome.
Thu 18: Castillo Nuevo @ Revoluçion de Cuba, Newcastle. 5:30-8:30pm.
Thu 18: Newcastle Jazz Festival @ Bridge Hotel, Newcastle. Strictly Smokin’ Big Band. 7:00pm. Free (four-day festival ticket £40.00.). www.newcastlejazzfestival.co.uk.
Thu 18: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman’s Club, Middlesbrough. 9:00pm. Guests: Dave Archbold (keys); Dan Johnson (sax); Josh Bentham (sax); Bill Watson (trumpet); Ron Smith (bass)

Fri 19: Jo Harrop & Jamie McCredie @ Lit & Phil, Newcastle. 1:00pm. SOLD OUT!
Fri 19: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 19: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm. £5.00.
Fri 19: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.
Fri. 19: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Ayr Jazz Club, Fairfield House Hotel, Fairfield Rd, AYR KA7 2AS. 7:30pm. For accommodation call the hotel on 01292 267461. For tickets call Ayr Jazz Club Secretary, Stuart McLean, on 01292 590773.
Fri 19: Jo Harrop & Jamie McCredie @ St Cuthbert’s Centre, Crook. 7:30pm.
Fri 19: Newcastle Jazz Festival @ Black Swan, Newcastle. 7:30pm. Harry Keeble Duo + Northern Monkey Brass Band. £15.00. (four-day festival ticket £40.00.). www.newcastlejazzfestival.co.uk.
Fri 19: Mo Scott @ The Millstone, South Gosforth, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Scott w Gary Dunn, Neil Harland & Paul Smith.

Sat 20: Newcastle Jazz Festival @ Tyne Bank Brewery, Newcastle. All day event (from 1:30pm): Riviera Effect + Alter Ego + Graham Hardy Quartet + Jo Harrop & Jamie McCredie + Ivo Neame Quartet. £17.00. (four-day festival ticket £40.00.). www.newcastlejazzfestival.co.uk.
Sat 20: Anth Purdy @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free (donations).
Sat 20: Boys of Brass @ Brandling Villa, South Gosforth, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Sun 21 Vieux Carré Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.
Sun 21: Newcastle Jazz Festival @ Tyne Bank Brewery, Newcastle. All day event (from 1:30pm): Lindsay Hannon & Alan Law + Knats + David Gray’s Flextet + Ben Gilbert Trio + Emma Rawicz. £17.00. (four-day festival ticket £40.00.). www.newcastlejazzfestival.co.uk.
Sun 21: Foundry Jazz Ensemble @ The Exchange, North Shields. 3:00pm.

Mon 22: Jazz in the Afternoon @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.

Tue 23: FILM: Space is the Place @ Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle. 6:25pm. Dir. John Coney (1974). Starring Sun Ra!
Tue 23: Paul Skerritt @ The Rabbit Hole, Durham. 7:00pm. Free (to reserve a table phone 0191 386 5556).
Tue 23: Jam session @ Black Swan, Newcastle. 7:30pm. House trio: Steve Glendinning, Paul Grainger, Abbie Finn.

Wed 24: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Wed 24: 4B @ The Exchange, North Shields. 7:00pm.
Wed 24: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm.

Monday, March 30, 2009

The Complete Discs To Die For (to date)

Current Choices Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else Cannonball Adderley - Work Song Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco. Louis Armstrong's Hot 5 & 7. Louis Armstrong Plays W.C.Handy Count Basie - The Atomic Mr. Basie. (2) Bix Beiderbecke - the Singing the Blues/I'm coming Virginia session. Tony Bennett/Bill Evans "Together Again" Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album [with Days of Wine and Roses etc] Art Blakey - Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - '' Moanin' '' Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet.: Study In Brown. Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet - [the one with Joy Spring, Jordu etc] Clifford Brown Joy Spring. Donald Brown - Car Tunes Don Byas/Paul Gonsalves/Ben Webster - The Three Tenors Charlie Byrd: Blues For Night People. Buck Clayton Jam Session. Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny - Song X John Coltrane - Blue Trane Chick Corea - Light as a Feather. Miles Davis - The Complete Concert 1964 Miles Davis - Kind of Blue Miles Davis - Miles Davis Live in Europe Blossom Dearie - Blossom time at Ronnie Scott's Walt Dickerson - Tell Us Only The Beautiful Things Harry Edison, Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You? Duke Ellington: 'The Webster-Blanton Band' (3 CD set on Bluebird) Duke Ellington – Ellington at Newport ‘56 Bill Evans, Waltz for Debbie Bill Evans - With Symphony Orchestra. Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter. Ella Fitzgerald with Ellis Larkins - Songs in a Mellow Mood. Jan Garbarek - Afric Pepperbird Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Kings at Montreux 1975. Benny Goodman Sextet – with Cootie and Christian. Dexter Gordon - Go! The Great Jazz Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come Jim Hall/Ron Carter - 'Alone Together' Lionel Hampton/Charlie Shavers – “Just Jazz Concert” Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage Barry Harris Trio - Live At The Jazz Workshop Hampton Hawes Trio Volume 1 Coleman Hawkins - The Stanley Dance Sessions Coleman Hawkins-The Hawk Relaxes. Coleman Hawkins - How Deep Is the Ocean (1943) The Hot Horn Happening(Mark Nightingale, Brian Kellock Ricky Woodard,Jeff Clayton) - Live in Paris Abdullah Ibraham - The Mountain Ahmed Jamal - The Awakenung Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night with You Eddie Jefferson - Letter from Home J.J.Johnson/Al Grey-Things Are Getting Better All The Time. Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Potpourri Richie Kamuca/Mundell Lowe - 'Richie' Brian Kellock, Live at Henry's Stan Kenton - Artistry in Rhythm. Carol Kidd - When I dream Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Kirkatron Lambert, Hendricks and Ross! - The Hottest New Group in Jazz Humphrey Lyttelton - Triple Exposure Wynton Marsalis - Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley Carmen McCrae - Carmen Sings Monk Pat Methany - Secret Story. Pat Metheny - Works Charles Mingus - Blues & Roots Charles Mingus - Ah Um (2) Charles Mingus, 'The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady' MJQ - The Last Concert Hank Mobley Quartet: Soul Station. Thelonious Monk - Criss Cross. Wes Montgomery/Johnny Griffin - 'Life at Zsubo's. Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder. James Morrison/Ray Brown - Two the Max Jelly Roll Morton Red Hot Peppers (1926 sessions - in many formats) Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights Gerry Mulligan-Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet. David Murray, Morning Song Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie: Live at Massey Hall. William Parker Quartet with Leena Conquest, Raining on the Moon Joe Pass - Live at Long Beach City College Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section Oscar Peterson - Night Train Bobby Previte - Hue And Cry Freddie Redd, the Connection Joshua Redman - Elastic Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grappelli "Stars of the Hot Club". Buddy Rich - Big Swing Face Sonny Rollins, The Bridge Charlie Rouse - Yeah! Horace Silver - Song For My Father. Frank Sinatra "In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning". Muggsy Spanier – The Great 16. Steps Ahead - Smokin in the Pit Art Tatum/BenWebster Quartet - Gone with the Wind. Bobby Timmons - Here Is Bobby Timmons. Jim Tomlinson - The Lyric . Mel Torme/George Shearing The Complete Concorde Sessions. Stan Tracey - Genesis Various - The Pannasie Sessions. Ben Webster - The Quintet Sessions Ben Webster - Soulville

1 comment :

Steve Andrews said...

If I had to choose just one "Disc to Die For" it would have to be Coleman Hawkins' 1943 recording of "How Deep is the Ocean?" - Wow! For me, this sums up the sound of the tenor.....

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