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Bebop Spoken There

Anat Cohen: "With the tenor, it's so iconic with jazz. With the clarinet, I can improvise, but it doesn't have to be called jazz." - (DownBeat July 2019)


Today Monday June 17



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


Tenement Jazz Band - Prohibition Bar, Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. 8:30pm (doors). Free (donations).

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Friday, January 06, 2012

Djangologie @ Hoochie Coochie Thurs Jan 5.

Strumming and bowing, plucking spectacular,
Reinhardt's repertoire and originals inspired by the vernacular.
Fisk, Birkett, Shoulder and Strong,
Regaled and entertained an appreciative throng.
Django's stomp, the Autumn Leaf,
Nuages, Belleville and many more,
Bewitching melodies and inspired improvisations,
Were in abundance from all four.
Twirling and spinning with impressive coordination,
A young couple danced around the floor,
Hoochie Coochie played host to a wonderful evening,
And I'm sure there'll be many, many more.
Paul Edis.


Unknown said...

Love it. More poetry please.

Lance said...

Well done Paul. Not only a pianist and a composer but also a lyricist.

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