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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Goodbye Mike Gilby

I've just received the sad news that Mike Gilby (pictured left) passed away peacefully this morning after a long illness. His family were at his bedside. Mike will be missed by all of the jazz and big band fraternity on Tyneside and far beyond.
Our thoughts are with the family.
Funeral details will be posted when known.
R.I.P.
Lance.

2 comments :

Eric said...

I am so sorry to hear about Mike I knew him for many years - jazz clubs etc - spoke a few times and he was a gent one of the best flugel horn players Ive heard. What a miss he will be he loved for his music. Deepest sympathy to all family,
Eric M Stutt

eric m stutt said...

So sorry I cannot make the funeral Zoe we are looking after grand children in the morning and Budvivar has the Chilli gig in the evening I would have loved to play in the pub at cullercoats. Deep sympathys again. regards Eric m Stutt

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