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Bebop Spoken There

Frank Zappa: “Those kids [US students] wouldn't know music if it came up and bit 'em on the ass.” – (DownBeat October 3, 1969).

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Today Tuesday February 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Acoustic Infusion w Ray Dales - Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 363135. 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm). £5.00.

Abbie Finn Trio - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB. Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations). Hexham Jazz Club.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

Banjoed!

Brian Bennett (who else!?) sent me this YouTube clip. I take back everything I said - banjos, all is forgiven. Lance.

1 comment :

anonymous for fear of reprisals said...

Q. What's the difference between a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a banjo?
A. You can tune a Harley.

Q. If you drop a banjo and an accordion from a tall building, which one will hit the ground first?
A. Who cares?

Q. If you drop a banjo from a tall building, what do you hear when it hits the ground?
A. Applause.

Q. Why do some people take an instant aversion to banjo players?
A. It saves time in the long run.

Q. What do you say to a banjo player in a three-piece suit?
A. Will the defendant please rise.