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Michel Camilo: "That first year, believe it or not, to practice I drew a keyboard on a piece of cardboard, because I could hear in my head all the notes" - (JazzTimes, Feb. 2020).


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Today Saturday February 29



Great North Big Band Jazz Festival - Park View Community Centre, Church Chare, Chester le Street DH3 3PZ.. Tel: 07958 302745. 12:00 noon. Open Section (senior) competition. (Winners’ concert - 7:00pm). £15.00. weekend ticket, £12.00. day ticket, £5.00. under 16. Day 2/3.

Tees Valley Jazzmen - Hammer & Pincers, Preston Lane, Preston-le-Skerne, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6JH. Tel: 01325 314873. 1:00pm. £2.00.


Keith Nichols w New Century Ragtime Orchestra - Caedmon Hall, Gateshead Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN. 7:30pm. Tickets £15.00 from 0191 281 4011. Line-up includes guests Keith Nichols (piano, vocals) & Nick Ward (drums).

Mike Lovatt w Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4461. 8:00pm. £14.70. Trumpet virtuoso w SSBB.

Mansion of Snakes - Cobalt Studios, Boyd St., Newcastle. 9:00pm. Donations. Cobalt’s Late Night Jazz Club. Band + DJ.


Red Hot Riot - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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

Monday, March 08, 2010

This Thursday at Gateshead Old Town Hall - "The Brubeck Project".

The Liam Noble Trio's imaginative take on tunes written or recorded by the legendary Dave Brubeck was one of the most highly acclaimed albums of 2009. This Thursday (Mar 11) gives us the opportunity of hearing the event live.
This has got to be a major event. Dave Brubeck (love him or hate him and I love him) was for many years a major force in jazz. Not only did he have an explosive piano style that wowed the fans and horrified the critics - he dared to make money out of playing jazz - but he also wrote some lovely tunes. The Duke, In Your Own Sweet Way, One Moment Worth Years etc..
The Liam Noble Trio take the great man's legacy and put their own individual take on it.
Not to be missed.

1 comment :

Neil G said...

Hi Lance, I am looking forward to the Liam Noble Trio, at Gateshead Old Town Hall this thursday, 11th March, catch you later,