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Bebop Spoken There

Lou Donaldson: "(On Art Blakey) Everything changed. Especially when the women came in, sat down in the front row, and raised their skirts above their knees. Then the drums got louder, the tempos got faster, and every tune was a drum solo" - (JazzTimes, November 2019.)

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Today Saturday December 14

Afternoon

Jazz

Anth Purdy - Isabella Community Centre, Ogle Drive, Blyth NE24 5JF. Tel: 01670 543773. 11:00am-1:00pm. Free. Christmas Fair.

Jazz Attack - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 3:30pm. Free (concourse). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Jambone - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 4:00pm. Free but ticketed (Sage Two). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Evening

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regents Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3HD. Tel: 0191 284 3700. 8:00pm. £12.00. + bf. Second night of two.

Sold Out!

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Blues/Funk/Soul

Loft Boys - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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

Sunday, October 02, 2011

In Toon Tonight

Three major happenings in Newcastle tonight. 
Nick Pride and the Pimptones are at Hoochie Coochie, 54 Pilgrim St.. 8:00pm start Admission Free.
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The regular Sunday Jam Session at the Jazz Café, Pink Lane - start time indeterminate - Admission Free.
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Over at the Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, Jazz North East's On The Outside and Splinter co-promote The Thing - a Scandinavian trio. 8:00pm. The music may be free but admission for this international group is £10 (£8 concessions).
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I'm hoping to catch 2 out of 3.
Lance.
Late News!: Just heard that the Zoe Gilby Quartet have pulled out of their Hoochie Coochie gig on October 20. They will be replaced by dynamic jazz/rock trio Legohead.

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