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Today Tuesday February 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Acoustic Infusion w Ray Dales - Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 363135. 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm). £5.00.

Abbie Finn Trio - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB. Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations). Hexham Jazz Club.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.

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

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Gig of the Year Result

No landslide winners but GREG ABATE with the PAUL EDIS TRIO just edged it from the Paul Booth Trio, Tim Garland/Jim Mullen, Vasilis Xenopoulos with the Paul Edis Trio, Tommaso Starace Quartet and the Stan Tracey Quartet.
At a local level the LEW WATSON TRIO's set at the Lit and Phil Jazzathon stood out although given the number of times PAUL EDIS appeared - and held his own - with other nominated artists plus of course his own sextet and the fact that he organised the all-day Jazzathon whilst in the process of getting married surely merits some kind of musical Oscar!
Lance.

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