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Barry Harris (in 1981): "There is not one place in the world that you can find more jazz musicians from than Detroit." - (DownBeat, September 2019).

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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 Sunday August 18

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Vieux Carré Hot 4 - Spanish City, Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG. 12 noon. Free.

Jazz Social - Charts, Quayside, Newcastle NE1 3DX. Tel: 0191 338 7989. 4:00pm. Free.

Blues/Funk/Soul

Rockafellas - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 3:00pm. Free.

Evening

Jazz

East Coast Jazz Jam - The Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields NE30 1SE. Tel: 0191 258 4111. 6:00pm. Free.

Bradley Johnston Trio + Giles Strong Trio - Black Bull, Bridge St., Blaydon NE21 4JJ. Tel: 0191 414 2846. 7:30pm. £7.00.

Dan Garel & Friends - The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm (doors). £6.00. (£3.00. student).

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

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Christmas Appeal from Sarah Ellen Hughes.

Tomorrow, Sunday December 2, I'm releasing a Christmas single – it’s a song I've written, and it’s sung by the children at my school.  We’re releasing it to raise money for a charity called Music as Therapy International, which is a UK-based charity working to support disabled children and adults for a better quality of life through music.
I need to make about 3,000 sales of the song to raise any money for the charity and this could possibly get us into the UK charts.  I'm taking on this massive project by myself as I don’t have any management/PR/record company on board, so I'm hoping to get some help from friends and colleagues, particularly people I've worked with before in a musical capacity, as this project is for a music charity.
So, if you are able to, would you mind mentioning it in a newsletter/on a mailing list, to help spread the word as much as possible.  I appreciate that a mailing list is a delicate thing, and you can’t go overboard on promotion, but if think that your mailing list would be receptive to this, then I would truly appreciate your help.
The details are:
Let the Light Shine Down, by Riverside Children’s Choir
Written by Sarah Ellen Hughes
Released 2nd December 2012.
Sold in aid of Music as Therapy International.
Digital release only – buy it for 79p on iTunes.
And of course, it would be amazing if you could buy a copy next Sunday!!  Thank you so much!

Sarah .

1 comment :

Lance said...

I'd like to add my voice to the appeal and ask every one of our readers to download the single.
It's only 79p!

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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.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

Submissions for review

Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance