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Billy Cobham: "Miles said to us, 'Don't play in between takes,' so of course John [McLaughlin] played in between takes." - (JazzTimes, Nov. 2019).

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Today Thursday November 21

Afternoon

Jazz

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Jazz

Brand New Heavies - Riverside, Neptune House, Close, Newcastle NE1 3RQ. 7:00pm. £25.00.

Alice Grace-Jordan Alfonso Quintet - St James' & St Basil's Church, Fenham Hall Drive, Fenham, Newcastle NE4 9EJ. 7:30pm. £8.00. (£4.00. student).

Son Yambu - Whorlton Village Hall, Barnard Castle DL12 8XD. Tel: 01833 627253. 7:30pm. £10.00., £5.00. child, £25.00. family.

Maine Street Jazzmen - Sunniside Social Club, Hollywell Lane, Sunniside, Gateshead NE16 5NJ. Tel: 0191 488 7347. 8:30pm. Free.

Tees Hot Club w. Dan Johnson (tenor sax); Donna Hewitt (slto sax); Dave Archbold (keys). - Dorman’s Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. Tel: 01642 823813. 8:30pm. Free.

New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band - Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton on Tees TS18 4AW. 8:30pm. £2.50.

Blues/Soul/Funk/Etc.

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

Friday, December 06, 2013

Redemption Jazz Fill Empty Shop. December 4.

John Hall (saxes); Jim Hall (keys); Keith Tulip (bs); Martin Wake (dms).
(Report by Keith Tulip.)
Great gig last night at the Empty Shop in Durham which gave us another opportunity to perform our new tunes live to what turned out to be a very appreciative audience and a cracking new venue.
All the seats were taken right through the venue and Carlo kept all the doors open through to the Bar area so that everyone got the benefit of the performance wherever they preferred to sit even the "speakeasy door" to the venue from the street was open which brought in a few more punters!
New tunes are; Manifestation | Quando | FreeLance | Hood-Winked | If | Up Tight | There's a Question Mark | Estados de Animo | Inspector | Interlude | El Loco.
Six of these are already available to view on both the website and YouTube,
(please note these are all live, second-takes, no audio editing as we just wanted to capture the essence of the new tunes with a view to developing them live).
We ran out of time last night to perform two more new tunes, so these will most likely get an airing at the next gigs in the new year which are;
Sunday  19th January at The Black Bull Blaydon 8:30pm *all proceeds to go to Marie Curie*
Wednesday 29th January at The Queens Hall Café 8:00pm c/o Hexham Jazz Club
Friday   4th April  at No28 *TBC
Keith T.

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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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