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Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Until July 21

Today Tuesday July 16

Afternoon

Jazz

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden. See above.

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

Evening

Jazz

Gala Big Band w. ALAN BARNES: Strictly Come BRASSing - Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham DH1 1WA. Tel: 03000 266 600. 7:30pm. £15.00. (£12.00. concs.). A Durham Brass Festival event.

River City Jazzmen - Block & Tackle, Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NW. Tel: 01670 813983 (info). 8:00pm. £5.00. (inc. raffle). RCJ with Don Armstrong (clarinet, saxophone, penny whistle, vocals).

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SOLD OUT!

Zoe Rahman & Laura MacDonald - Lit & Phil, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE. Tel: 0191 232 0192.. 8:00pm. £12.00. (£10.00. concs.). JNE.

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Northern Monkey Brass Band - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB.Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations).

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....

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance