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Randy Brecker: "It's still a thrill for me today to stand out front of a big band as the soloist and hear all that sound going on behind you. It brings the best out of me" - (DownBeat June 2019).

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2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

The voting is open between now and May 31 to enable site visitors to nominate their choices in the various categories of this year's APPJAG awards which can be done here.
BSH was very proud to be nominated and to win the 2018 Media Award and hope we can have your support again this year.

Today Wednesday May 22

Afternoon

Jazz

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free admission.

Julija Jacenaite & Alan Law - Jazz Café, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel: 0191 261 5618. 2:00pm. Free. Café Mezzanine (first floor, access via crafts shop).

Evening

Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.

Blues

Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

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

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Radio Russell: A Duke, a Doctor, a Surrealist and a Welshman

Pete Long discusses Duke Ellington’s Carnegie Hall concerts (1943-1948) with Clare Teal (Radio 2, 9:00pm, Sunday 14). Jamie Cullum (Radio 2, 7:00pm, Tuesday 16) is visited by Dr John who talks about his new album inspired by Louis Armstrong. BBC Radio 4 Extra (Tuesday, 6:30pm) repeats a 1992 edition of The Tingle Factor with a surreal look at the musical choices of George Melly. Radio 3’s In Tune (Friday, 4:30 pm) invites the David Rees-Williams Trio into the studio to play a couple of numbers. And finally, Composer of the Week (Radio 3, Monday-Friday, 12 noon and 6:30pm) hears presenter Donald Macleod in conversation with a living composer! André Previn discusses his long career in classical music, Hollywood and the jazz world. Tuesday’s programme – Jazz Pianist Extraordinaire – looks at Previn’s work in the fields of jazz and popular music.       
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