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Lou Donaldson: "(On Art Blakey) Everything changed. Especially when the women came in, sat down in the front row, and raised their skirts above their knees. Then the drums got louder, the tempos got faster, and every tune was a drum solo" - (JazzTimes, November 2019.)

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Today Saturday December 14

Afternoon

Jazz

Anth Purdy - Isabella Community Centre, Ogle Drive, Blyth NE24 5JF. Tel: 01670 543773. 11:00am-1:00pm. Free. Christmas Fair.

Jazz Attack - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 3:30pm. Free (concourse). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Jambone - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 4:00pm. Free but ticketed (Sage Two). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Evening

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regents Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3HD. Tel: 0191 284 3700. 8:00pm. £12.00. + bf. Second night of two.

Sold Out!

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Blues/Funk/Soul

Loft Boys - 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.

Friday, May 07, 2010

Polish Jazz Focus @ The Sage (June 2 - June 9.)

There are some exciting events lined up for June's Polish Jazz Focus at The Sage Gateshead commencing with the Nigel Kennedy Quintet and Polish singer Anna Maria Jopek.
For details of this and other events in the series, which runs from June 2 - June 9, click here.
Lance.

2 comments :

Elsie Stockdale said...

You owe it to yourself to go hear the Nigel Kennedy Quintet ! Their new album Shhh ! is wonderful music played by wonderful musicians.........and Anna Maria Jopek is the icing on the cake. Trust me !

Lance said...

I have my seat booked and your recommendation, Elsie, is the icing on the icing of what promises to be a tasty piece of confectionary!