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Today Saturday January 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Early Bird Band - Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE. Tel: 0191 232 0192. 11:00am.

Evening

Adrian Cox Quartet - Watchtower Gallery, West End, Berwick TD15 2HE. 8:00pm. £10.00. Cox touring new CD ‘Now is Spring’.

Blues/Funk/Soul

Ray Stubbs R & B All-Stars - 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, May 29, 2013

RIP Mulgrew Miller.

Following the many unconfirmed reports the New York Times have released the news that Mulgrew Miller died this morning following a stroke a few days ago.
One of the greatest contemporary modern jazz pianists his loss will be mourned throughout the jazz community worldwide.
I was never fortunate enough to hear him live but the album Live at Yoshi's is one of my most treasured piano albums.
Sadly missed.
Mulgrew Miller died May 29, 2013, aged 57.
Obituary.
Lance.
(Apologies for confusion re previous post now withdrawn.)

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