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Camila Meza: "Some tonalities or chords are colors to me: G major is blue, D major is orange and B minor is totally yellow." - (DownBeat July 2019)


Today Saturday June 15



Tyne Valley Big Band - Tynedale Beer & Cider Festival, Tynedale Rugby Club, Station Road, Corbridge NE45 5AY. 2:30pm. £12.00. Festival open noon ‘til 11:00pm.


No Fox Given - Cobalt Studios, Boyd Street, Newcastle NE2 1AP. 7:00pm. £7.00. (£6.00. adv.). Newcastle University tenor saxophonist Sam Fox's quartet plus guests.


Teresa Watson Band - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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Friday, October 01, 2010

And I thought the weather at Scarborough was bad! Overture to the Lockerbie Jazz Festival.

Motored west, took the highway that's the best, get your kicks on Route A69!
It was wet and the further west I drove the wetter it got. Turned right at Carlisle and the rain became even rainier. Hurried past Gretna which looked more grey than green and eventually made it to Lockerbie.
Swam across the hotel car park happy to be sheltered before being engulfed in the warmth of the greeting and the room.
A sirloin steak about half the size of a bull's backside put me in a better frame of mind and I looked forward to tonight's Carol Kidd concert at the Town Hall.
Then the word got through.
The Town Hall roof was leaking and the concert moved to the Dryfesdale Hotel a couple of miles up the road. I've got my fingers crossed.
The other Town Hall concerts have been moved to the Lockerbie Academy.
Wherever, it still looks good musicwise.

1 comment :

Liz said...

OMG what a start! talk about "Stormy weather" you made me laugh though, hope tomorrow finds you
"On the sunny side of the street!"

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