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Today Tuesday June 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Lickety Split - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB.Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations).

River City Jazzmen - Block & Tackle, Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NW. Tel: 01670 813983 (info). 8:00pm. £5.00. (inc raffle). Line-up inc special guest Don Fairley (trombone).

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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(Apologies for confusion re previous post now withdrawn.)

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