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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Jazz at the Lit and Phil.

After a recent meeting with Claire Delamore regarding the possibilities of incorporating some jazz into the Lit and Phil's calender of events we talked about the library's extensive music collection and the amount of jazz it contained. As a result, Claire sent the following which I am sure is of interest to North-east jazz enthusiasts.
The Literary and Philosophical Society (Lit & Phil) in Newcastle is the largest independent library outside London and its music collection is one of the most extensive in the North East, with over 7,000 CDs covering jazz, folk and classical music, as well as DVDs, CD-ROM sheet music, LPs, 78s, and around 6,000 scores and miniature scores.
Our CD collection covers all the jazz genres, including music by Art Blakey, Ronnie Scott, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Fats Waller, Thelonious Monk, Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, Curios, Liane Carroll, Jan Garbarek, Matthew Shipp and many, many others.
Why not call in to browse the collections?
We're open to all and our city-centre location makes us easy to get to - we're just a couple of minutes walk from Newcastle Central Station.
For the latest additions to the CD/DVD collection and other information, visit our website at or contact the Lit & Phil Library, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE, Tel: (0191) 2320192, Email:
Our friendly staff will be happy to help with any enquiries.
Claire Delamore
(Music Librarian)

1 comment :

Angela J Elliott said...

How about a jazz poetry event? Libraries are our speciality!

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