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Paul Edis: "One of the regulars at The Gala today called me a 'turncoat' and another a 'deserter' - that's a very northern way of displaying affection in response to the news that I'm leaving the area. 'They're vicious down there mind you'. " - (Twitter January24, 2020)

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Today Monday January 27

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Evening

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Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Matt Anderson Quartet @ The Bridge First Set.


Matt Anderson (ten); Aubin Vanns (gtr); John Marley (bs); Sam Gardner (dms).
This was another WTFWY? gig at The Bridge. The Anderson Quartet play it with a Frigidaire coolness that belies the fire burning at the heart of their compositions and they deserved to be heard by more than the scant few who tackled the stairs to the upper room of this historic pub.
Blues for Wayne (Shorter) got things rolling before kicking in with a couple of pieces from Anderson's specially commissioned Songs of the Ridings - first heard (by me) at last year's Scarborough Jazz Festival - Cold Spell and The Hermitage.
I'd liked to have hung around for the second set but circumstances decreed otherwise. However, co-pilot Russell did and his report follows soon.
Photos.
Lance.

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