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Today Friday December 13

Afternoon

Jazz

Vieux CarréJazzmen - Spanish City, Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG. 12 noon. ‘Christmas Jazz Lunch’. Details from 0191 252 9429).

Dean Stockdale Trio - The Merry Monk, 30 Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP. 1:00pm. £5.00.

Rendezvous Jazz - Monkseaton Arms, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3928. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening.

Jazz

‘An Evening of Swing & Sparkle’ - National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland SR6 0GL. Tel: 0191 515 5555. 7:30pm. £35.00. Rat Pack evening inc. 4-course meal.

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regents Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3HD. Tel: 0191 284 3700. 8:00pm. £12.00. + bf. First night of two.

Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra - Yarm School, Stockton TS15 9EJ. Tel: 01642 786023. 7:30pm (6:30pm doors). £18.00. + £1.80. bf (£15.00. + £1.50. bf). 'Mistletoe & Miller'.

Blues, Funk/Soul etc.

Baghdaddies - Cobalt Studios, Boyd Street, NewcastleNE2 1AP. £10.68 (inc. bf). ‘Big Xmas Knees Up’.

Swamp Hoppers - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9pm. Free.

George Shovlin & the Acoustic Radars feat. Pat Rafferty + George Pallas & John Wilkins - Whitburn Cricket Club, East Street, Whitburn SR6 7BZ. Tel: 0191 529 3187. 7:30pm (7:00pm doors). £7.50. admission by ticket only (from www.wegottickets.com). 'The Bents Road Sessions'.

Dead Skunk Skiffle & Blues Orchestra + Stetson Five - Station East, Hills Street, Gateshead NE8 2AN. 8:00pm. Free.

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

Friday, October 11, 2013

Splinter @ The Bridge This Sunday October 13.

There's a treat in store for those who want to hear great sax playing at the Bridge, Newcastle, on Sunday night..
I refer to the Rachael Cohen Quartet. Rachael re-located in London from Birmingham and created quite a few waves with her lyrical sax playing and her original compositions. The tour is aimed at promoting the band's debut CD which is, in theory, launched at King's Place tonight. However, Tyler McDiarmid's mixing/mastering studio in New York was broken into and the masters went along with the equipment! He's rushing to get it re-mixed and mastered but hasn't been able to do it in time for the tour.
Rachael has promised to post a copy out to anyone who makes an advance purchase as soon as they become available.
On guitar Tom Ford replaces  Phil Robson who it seems had to be elsewhere
Calum Gourlay, yet another jazz jock, is also well known both north and south of the border whilst Tommy Bashford on drums is one of Birmingham's finest.
This is going to be an evening to remember...
Lance.
Tour Dates.
Fri. 11 @ 6:30        London - King's Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG - £9.50 *ALBUM LAUNCH* http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/music/rachael-cohen-halftime-official-debut-album-launch#.UjyBRdJ6Y8I  

Sun. 13 @ 8.15      Newcastle upon Tyne - Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, NE1 1RQ - £6

Weds. 16 @ 9        Edinburgh - The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers St, EH1 1HR - £7/£5http://www.thejazzbar.co.uk/ 0131 220 4298

Thurs. 17 @ 8        Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath St, G2 4HU - £7/£5

Mon. 21 @ 9          Birmingham, Prince of Wales 85 Cambridge St, B1 2NP - free


1 comment :

Lance said...

Just heard Phil Robson may not be on this gig....