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Bebop Spoken There

Barry Harris (in 1981): "There is not one place in the world that you can find more jazz musicians from than Detroit." - (DownBeat, September 2019).

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Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. Part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Today Saturday August 17

Afternoon

Jazz

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden (see above).

Newcastle Jazz Festival - Tyne Bank Brewery, Walker Road, Newcastle NE6 2AB. Tel: 0191 265 2828. £15.00. All day event, line-up:

Zoë Gilby & Andy Champion (1:30pm)

Alan Law Trio (2:40pm)

Mark Williams Trio (3:50pm)

Emma Fisk & James Birkett (5:00pm)

(Evening)

Alexander Bone (6:15pm)

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band (7:45pm).

Blues/Funk/Soul

King Snake - 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.

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Sing, Sing, Sing.

The singers are out in force tonight across the region. That boisterous vocal extremist Sandi Russell is with the Paul Edis Trio at Hoochie Coochie. Up river at Blaydon Ruth Lambert struts her stuff with the Customs House Big Band whilst further upstream at Hexham Arts Centre Lindsay Hannon Plus will be doing their thing. At La Bodega Tapas Bar in Morpeth Jack Hamilton plays solo piano but there is, I'm told, usually some vocal input from April the owner.
However, if your tastes run towards the wordless then the Jazz North East presentation of Vole at The Bridge Hotel could be the one for you.
Tradsters are catered for by the Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Millstone in South Gosforth or the Maine Street Jazzmen over in Sunniside in the Marquis of Granby.
No excuse for staying in tonight!
Full details in the RH column.
Lance.

4 comments :

Lance said...

With such a plethora of gigs to chose from I have to go and pick today to get loaded down with a heavy cold so will miss out on tonight's gigs.
Anyone up to writing a review is most welcome to do so.

Anonymous said...

Life gets tedious don't it?
Liz

Kev Eland said...

When they had swine flu they killed all the pigs...
When they had bird flu they killed all the chickens...
Don't get man flu Lance ...

Lance said...

I had the Flu jab in October so maybe it's just the Black Death - what am I saying?!

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

Submissions for review

Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance