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Anat Cohen: "With the tenor, it's so iconic with jazz. With the clarinet, I can improvise, but it doesn't have to be called jazz." - (DownBeat July 2019)

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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).

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

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Tonight – Saturday January 11

Loose Ends (Radio 4, 6:15 pm) features Zara McFarlane and Gregory Porter
Later, head on down to the Jazz Café to hear the Mark Williams Trio. There is a bonus in the form of star tenor player Claude Werner sitting in for a couple of numbers as he says farewell to the north east. 
Along the road at the Mining Institute (next to the Lit & Phil) at 8:00 pm (£6.00.) there is a tasty treat for improv fans. Drummer Roger Turner (recently on Tyneside with Chris Biscoe and John Pope) and saxophonist Urs Leimgruber go by the moniker Pancake Duo. Leimgruber has an impressive track record on the free scene – credits include Marilyn Crispell, Steve Lacy, Joe McPhee, Sunny Murray and Evan Parker. This evening’s support acts include the aforementioned John Pope and Greta Buitkute (voice).     Russell.

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