Bebop Spoken There
Trudy Kerr: "My dad sings a bit, quite well, and when he's had a few drinks, thinks he's Louis Armstrong " – (Jazz Journal May 2008).
Jon Hendricks: "Annie [Ross] was hip to vocalese before anybody that we knew" - (Down Beat September 2009).Archives.
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Today Saturday July 30
Steve Glendinning (solo guitar) - Cherry Tree Restaurant, 9 Osborne Rd., Jesmond, Newcastle. 7:30pm. No cover charge.
Ruth Lambert/Jeremy McMurray - Redwood Bar, Vermont Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ. Free 7.pm 0191 2331010.
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Friday, June 10, 2011
The Impossible Gentlemen @ The Sage, Gateshead
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