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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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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

R.I.P. Buddy Collette

Flautist, saxophonist and much more Buddy was:
Teacher to Eric Dolphy, Charles Lloyd, Frank Morgan, Sonny Criss, and James Newton. Friend and colleague of Charles Mingus, Chico Hamilton, and Dexter Gordon. Civil rights activist. Composer and multi-instrumentalist of great beauty. Video: http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/802.html
Mourned throughout the Jazz World, Buddy died on September 19, 2010, aged 89.
Sadly missed,
Lance.

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