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16590 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 16 years ago. 483 of them this year alone and, so far, 29 this month (July 14).

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July

Sat 20: Snake Davis & Helen Watson Duo @ Chopwell Community Centre NE17 7HZ. 7:30pm. £17.50.

Sun 21: Paul Skerritt @ Hibou Blanc, Newcastle. 2:00pm.
Sun 21: Salty Dog @ The Globe, Newcastle. 3:00pm.
Sun 21: 4B @ The Ticket Office, Whitley Bay. 3:00pm. Free. Sun 21: The Big Easy @ The White Room, Stanley. 5:00pm.
Sun 21: Ben Crosland Quartet @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Mon 22: Harmony Brass @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.

Tue 23: Nomade Swing Trio @ Newcastle House Hotel, Rothbury. 7:30pm. £10.00. Tickets from Tully’s of Rothbury or at the door (cash only). A Coquetdale Jazz event.

Wed 24: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.
Wed 24: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Free. Rehearsal session (open to the public).
Wed 24: The Ronnie Scott’s Story @ The Fire Station, Sunderland. 7:30pm.
Wed 24: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm. Free.
Wed 24: Milne-Glendinning Band @ Cafédral, Owengate, Durham. 9:00pm. £9.00. & £6.00. A Durham Fringe Festival event.

Thu 25: Merlin Roxby @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. Ragtime piano. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig.
Thu 25: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman’s Club, Middlesbrough. 8:30pm. Guests: Garry Hadfield (keys); Noel Dennis (tpt); Richie Emmerson (tenor sax); Adrian Beadnell (bass).
Thu 25: Milne-Glendinning Band @ Cafédral, Owengate, Durham. 9:00pm. £9.00. & £6.00. A Durham Fringe Festival event.

Fri 26: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.
Fri 26: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms. 1:00pm. Free.
Fri 26: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ The Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm. £5.00.
Fri 26: Stuart Turner @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig.
Fri 26: Milne-Glendinning Band @ Cafédral, Owengate, Durham. 9:00pm. £9.00. & £6.00. A Durham Fringe Festival event.
Fri 26: Bold Big Band @ Old Coal Yard, Byker, Newcastle. 9:30pm. A Newcastle Fringe Festival event.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Jazz Café Jam

Passing by the Jazz Café on Newcastle's Pink Lane en route to Central Station I noticed a sign saying Sunday Afternoon Jam Session - jazz musicians welcome - 2:00pm - ? Anyone got more info? Lance.

3 comments :

eric m stutt said...

Hi Lance The Jazz Cafe is just putting on extra day for us jazz lovers all musicians welcome some times it goes on until 9pm every one welcome It also helps keith with extra cash off bar, regards Eric

Anonymous said...

hi lance

ive been 3 times since it started 5weeks ago.

the jazz cafe jam is led by the irrepressible pete gilligan on keys with paul granger on double bass, young omid has bought kit along most weeks, mark williams has been strutting his high energy stuff using the infamous jazz cafe house guitar amp,sarah travener is on tenor, and lindsay hannon displays her eclectic vocal talents.

this lineup has been joined at times by an impressive horn section including stewart and fiona from budvivar, and chris finch and i have both stepped away from the piano to play tenor and trumpet respectively.
many other guest guitarists, pianists singers, a harmonica players rappers and drummers(including david carnegie last sunday) have got on the bandstand and contributed to what seems to me to be one of the coolest things happening on a sunday afternoon in newcastle.
it starts at around two thirty,
and ends when it ends (between half nine and twelve when ive been)

bring your instruments, bring your pals

alan law

fiona said...

yes indeed, it is a great opportunity on a sunday afternoon and evening to immerse ourselves in Jazz and join the brilliant community that makes it happen in the 'toon, (in all its different places and times).
Glad to be there!
Fi

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