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Bebop Spoken There

Jackie Paris: "A singer's got to be able to tell a story. Frank Sinatra and Nat Cole are best at that; Mel Tormé too. I like to take a lyric that means something and sing it right to the person it was meant for." - (DownBeat October 11, 1962).


Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. Part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Today Monday September 16



Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden (see above).

Jazz in the Afternoon - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free admission.



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

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Sweet sounds on a sunny afternoon...

...who could ask for anything more?
Today saw the one day opening of the Manor House of the late Sir Noel Terry, the founder of Terry's (chocolates) of York, and what made it special was the presence of Tim New's Bejazzled a class trio well known in York & district for it's upmarket presentation.
The immaculately dressed Tim tailor-makes his music for these special occasions to perfection. Today was no exception, with sounds drifting across the lawns from his flute/clarinet & sax. Well chosen numbers ranging from Greensleeves to the Bossa Nova style Quiet nights, Lazy Afternoon, Desafinado and much more.
Don Lodge on guitar as ever and a young lady whose name escapes me on string bass. What a class act they are, and all this plus free afternoon tea of the highest quality. So thank you National Trust For choosing a trio who are worthy of gracing such occasions with style, it's just so great when organisers get it right!! Liz

1 comment :

Don said...

The young lady’s name is Chantal Lancaster
You can hear Bejazzled play next, in a public forum, at The Old White Swan, Goodramgate, 9.00 pm on Thursday 23rd September. Admission free.

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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