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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 Tuesday July 23

Afternoon

Jazz

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

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

Evening

Jazz

Jam Session - Black Swan Bar, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Rd., Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel. 0191 222 9882. 8:00pm. House trio: Stu Collingwood; Paul Grainger; Matt MacKellar.

Archipelago & J Frisco + Mark Williams Trio - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4661. 8:00pm. £9.90.

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

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

ROLLER TRIO Nominated for MOBO award and named a 2012 MERCURY PRIZE ALBUM OF THE YEAR + Band announce Autumn Tour

The meteoric rise of Roller Trio continues unabated as the Leeds twenty-somethings, described by Gilles Peterson as “…the new sound of UK jazz”, have been nominated for best jazz act at the 2012 MOBOS as well as having their debut album named a 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize ‘Album of the Year’ all within just 18 months of their first gig together. Tour includes The Cluny, Newcastle on Dec. 18.
“The Mighty Roller Trio” NME.com
“Dark, menacing, bass heavy - the new sound of UK jazzzzzzz!” Gilles Peterson, BBC 6 Music
“…the trio's formidable playing and composing power suggest a very bright future.” The Guardian **** Stars
What sets this young group apart is how often they favour melody over muscle. Memorable tunes such as R-O-R and Where’s My Whip will resonate with listeners who have never darkened a jazz club door” The Times **** Stars
Sidesteps every pigeonhole, mingling rock back beats, Indian flavoured harmonies and film noir paciness….  A gleeful pleasure” Daily Telegraph **** Stars,
Oct 20 -  F-Ire Festival Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, 6pm & 10pm/£17.50/ 0845 6027 017
Oct 29  -  Jazz In The Round, the Cock pit, Marylebone/ 8pm/£8/ 020 7258 2925
Nov 1  - 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize, Roundhouse, Camden,
Nov 16  - Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, 8.30pm/£10/ 020 7254 4097
Dec 5  - Soup Kitchen, MANCHESTER 7.30pm/£7/0161 236 5100
Dec 10 - Komedia, BRIGHTON 8.30pm/£7.50/ 0845 293 8480
Dec 11 -  The Louisiana, BRISTOL 7.30pm/£7/ 01179304254
Dec 12  - Brudenell Social Club, LEEDS 8pm/£7/ 0113 245 5570
Dec 13  - The Lexington, LONDON 7.30pm/£8.50/020 7837 5371
Dec 18  - Schmazz, The Cluny, NEWCASTLE 8pm/£7/0191 2304474

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

Yes! Schmazz and Paul Bream do it again!
Congratulations!
Everybody should turn out for this one, and make it a Christmas party!

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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.
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