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Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Today Tuesday January 21

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Cancelled - room being decorated back on Jan. 28.

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Evening

Air4ce - Cluny 2, Lime St., Newcastle NE1 2PQ. Tel: 0191 230 4474. Doors 7:30pm. £8.00. Ginger Baker tribute featuring regional jazz & blues musicians.

Acoustic Infusion with the Mighty Horns - Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 363135. 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm). £5.00.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.

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

Monday, September 27, 2010

Quote of the Festival

An old lady was overheard to say, during Stan Tracey's knock-out gig,
"He was probably very good when he was younger!"
People - don't you just love them?
Lance.
PS: If you're wondering where the photos are this year look forward to some expert shots from Bill Shakespeare (honest) appearing shortly.
In the meantime follow this link to LondonJazz.
Update! Click here to go to Bill Shakespeare's Flikr site with lots of Scarborough photos past and present - and a lot more.
Lance.

3 comments :

The LondonJazz site said...

Hi Lance, it sounds like a fabulous Festival.

William Ellis has sent me in some great photos

The LondonJazz site said...

The Wardell Gray mention was for you!

Lance said...

Ah! 'Nothing grey about Anita Wardell' sorry I'm a bit slow today!