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Dayna Stephens: "I always tell them [students] there will never be anyone who will play it [EWI] as technically proficient as this cat [Michael Brecker] did." - (JazzTimes June 2019).

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Today Tuesday June 25

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Evening

Jam Session - Black Swan Bar, Newcastle Arts Centre, 59 Westgate Rd., Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel. 0191 222 9882. 8:00pm. Free. Trio Alan Law, Paul Grainger, John Bradford.

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

Saturday, June 30, 2012

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Jazz North East stalwart Margaret Barnes has just returned from the Big Apple. She went slumming it on the Queen Mary, as you do. Who should she meet on board? One Christopher Riddle son of Nelson. Christopher, a bandleader in his own right, had a fund of stories not least about Ol' Blue Eyes. Next time you're at a Jazz North East gig button hole Margaret and get the low down. Oh yeah, she did 52nd Street and Birdland and...
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