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Camila Meza: "Some tonalities or chords are colors to me: G major is blue, D major is orange and B minor is totally yellow." - (DownBeat July 2019)


Today Saturday June 15



Tyne Valley Big Band - Tynedale Beer & Cider Festival, Tynedale Rugby Club, Station Road, Corbridge NE45 5AY. 2:30pm. £12.00. Festival open noon ‘til 11:00pm.


No Fox Given - Cobalt Studios, Boyd Street, Newcastle NE2 1AP. 7:00pm. £7.00. (£6.00. adv.). Newcastle University tenor saxophonist Sam Fox's quartet plus guests.


Teresa Watson Band - 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.

Friday, November 09, 2012

A touch of Nostalgia

Brian Littlefair, a former colleague of mine at J.G.Windows Music Store, sent me this reminder of the old Down Beat Club in Newcastle. Interestingly, this was in the days when what ultimately became the Emcee 5 were still the Emcee 4 - trumpeter Ian Carr had yet to team up with brother Mike (pno/vbs), Gary Cox (ten), Malcolm Cecil (bs) and Ronnie Stephenson (dms).
Early 1960's I guess.

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