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Bebop Spoken There

Gil Goldstein: "The first three days I was in Florida, I heard Jaco Pastorius play at a club in Fort Lauderdale, and then I heard Pat [Metheny] play in a class on jazz composition. My whole experience of the world changed in those three days." - (DownBeat, March 2020).
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Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

Today Wednesday February 26

Afternoon

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.

Darlington Big Band - Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Longfield Road, Darlington DL£ 0HX. Tel: 01325 380401. 8:00pm. Free.

Blues/Soul/Funk etc.

Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

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

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Blaydon Bulletin

Thurs 3rd May - 8.30pm. £5.00 - Mark Toomey Quartet
Mark is renowned as a Charlie Parker devotee but these days is a bop saxophonist of much wider range embracing the likes of Richie Cole, Cannonball Adderley, Phil Woods, Art Pepper and Paul Desmond. He is playing fantastic alto at the top of his game. The quartet also features the great Jeremy McMurray on piano, Pete Ayton bass and Kevin O'Neil dms.
Thurs 7th June - Blaydon Races Festival - 8.30pm. £6.00 - John Hallam (sax/clnt) with Paul Edis Trio (Paul/Mick/Adam)
John is respected throughout the UK as a fine, versatile multi reed player (Mulliganesque baritone, Getzish tenor, Goodman style clarinet). With the acclaimed Paul Edis Trio featuring the leader's thoughtful, Bill Evans inspired, piano.
Thurs 5th July - 8.15pm £5.00 (includes buffet - as is our custom, please bring some small food contribution).
SUMMER CONCERT - James Birkett/Graeme Wilson Quintet - James gtr, Graeme Wilson tnr sax, Jeremy McMurray pno, Mick Shoulder bass, Adam Sinclair dms.
A great band of top NE players put together by James for this concert.
Aug - No Session.
Roly.

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