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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Crombie's New Café

Further to Russell's previous post here are the details for next Tuesday's memorial to Keith Crombie at the Art's Dept.  Café at Newcastle Uni.. It is also the official opening and re-naming of what was 'The Art Café' to 'Keith's Café'.
Could he have wished for a greater epitaph?
And has ever a non-playing jazzman been given so many accolades?
I hope you rest in peace Keith but it may be a while.
Nobody accepts that you've gone "Up There" or, more likely, "Down below". Lance.

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