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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 guests Don Fairley (trombone) & Maureen Hall (vocals).

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

Saturday, June 21, 2014

A Sun Ra Solstice

Tune in to BBC 6 Music, 3:00 pm, Saturday 21 June – the Summer Solstice – as Gilles Peterson has a Sun Ra special. At midnight Stuart Maconie’s Freakier Zone features Hermeto Pascoal.
On Sunday 22 the Beeb offers you another chance to hear trumpeter Hugh Masekela in conversation with Michael Berkeley – Private Passions, Radio 3 – playing some of his favourite music including Satchmo, Lady Day, Ol’ Blue Eyes and that imperious improviser JS Bach (12 noon).

Monday, 10:00 pm, over on Radio2 the documentary Kalamazoo Gals promises to be fascinating listening. Wartime production of guitars – made by an all female workforce! Over on Radio 3 at eleven o’clock Jazz on 3 broadcasts a concert from Café Oto featuring Barry Guy’s New Orchestra.       
Russell.

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