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Bebop Spoken There

Lou Donaldson: "(On Art Blakey) Everything changed. Especially when the women came in, sat down in the front row, and raised their skirts above their knees. Then the drums got louder, the tempos got faster, and every tune was a drum solo" - (JazzTimes, November 2019.)

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Today Saturday December 14

Afternoon

Jazz

Anth Purdy - Isabella Community Centre, Ogle Drive, Blyth NE24 5JF. Tel: 01670 543773. 11:00am-1:00pm. Free. Christmas Fair.

Jazz Attack - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 3:30pm. Free (concourse). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Jambone - Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 4:00pm. Free but ticketed (Sage Two). Young Musicians Live! YMP Winter Festival.

Evening

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regents Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3HD. Tel: 0191 284 3700. 8:00pm. £12.00. + bf. Second night of two.

Sold Out!

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Blues/Funk/Soul

Loft Boys - 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.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Vieux Carré Jazzmen Going West

We've only 4 seats left on the coach for our Jazz Weekend in The Lake District at Bowness on Windermere. 
We're travelling there by luxury coach and staying in The Burnside Hotel (one of the Lake District's premier hotels) and it's only a few minutes walk to the town centre and the lakeside piers. 
Coach departs Whitley Bay at 10.30am on Friday 3 August, picks up at The Corner House, Heaton at 10.50am and returns Sunday 5 August around 6.30pm
Cost includes:
Luxury Coach Travel 
3 jazz sessions with the Vieux Carre Jazzmen (Friday & Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon) 
2 nights with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast in a Superior Room 
Sunday Dinner with Jazz  
On Saturday 4 August we are also having a cruise to Ambleside on a Lake Windermere 'steamer'.
Twin or double room: £245 per person 
Single room: £295 
Brian 
0191 252 9429 or 07710 528413

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