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Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Until July 21

Today Wednesday July 17

Afternoon

Jazz

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden. See above.

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free admission.

Julija Jacenaite & Steve Glendinning - Jazz Café, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel: 0191 261 5618. 2:00pm. Free. Café Mezzanine (first floor, access via crafts shop).

Evening

Whiplash - Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2QJ. Tel: 01642 729729. 7:30pm. £5.00. Screening of Damien Chazelle's award-winning film.

Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.

Darlington Big Band - Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Longfield Road, Darlington DL3 0HX. Tel: 01325 380401. 8:00pm. Free.

Levee Ramblers NOJB - Springwell Village Community Venue, Fell Road, Springwell, Gateshead NE9 7RP. 8:15pm. £3.00.

Blues/Folk

Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

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

Monday, November 09, 2009

R.I.P. STACY ROWLES - age 54.

I was shocked to discover that Stacy Rowles, trumpet playing daughter of piano legend Jimmy Rowles, has died at the relatively tender age of 54.
Stacy was a very lyrical player in the same way that Chet Baker was without sounding like Chet.
I remember buying a CD of Stacy's thinking she was a singer (which in fact she also was) only to find out she was trumpet player - a trumpet player par excellence which, given her pedigree, is not surprising.
She should have been better known but appeared to be content to limit her activities to California and the west coast.
Her death was through complications following a car accident. Reports vary but Oct 27 is the latest date given.
A sad loss. Obituary.
Lance.

3 comments :

Anonymous said...

Hi Lance,
Thanks for your comments. I had to 'make what I could' of the relatively few pictures I had of Stacy Rowles. The YouTube name, by the way should read 'oldjazzfan'.
I hope you took time out to view my other YouTube offerings and perhaps my website/gallery www.gordonsapsed.com
I am located at the other end of the UK, in Southampton.
Gordon

Lance said...

Nice to hear from you and for the Stacy Celebration plus your other clips.
You've got quite a photo collection - did you work on the QEII?
Keep in touch.

Tito Puente Latin Giants said...

Thank you so much Slyde and I were very good friends of hers.Slyde had just played with her on his Birthday at Charlie o's on July 5th.I was supposed to meet her on the 26th after her Europe tour while I was in Los Angeles for 2 weeks.I had no idea she had been in the hospital the whole time I was in LA. WE have lost a dear dear friend,She will be missed.Our hearts are aching.Slyde and Yolee Hyde

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance