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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.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Peter and Paul @ St Nicks

Peter Gilligan (piano) and Paul Grainger (bass) gave a lunchtime recital at St. Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle, on Monday. I wasn't able to attend but, fortunately, this exquisite version of Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most was recorded.
Lance.

2 comments :

Liz said...

Ain't the truth? says she as she watches the snow fall in late March!! seriously though , exquisite it surely was, beautiful all time fave of mine, never heard of Peter & Paul,but what talent, and loved the acoustics
Liz

Peter Giligan said...

if you scroll down on the soundcloud link there is a more seasonally fitting version of Spring is here? also enjoy. Peter Gilligan