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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.

Monday, March 09, 2015

RIP Lew Soloff

Trumpet player Lew Soloff passed away yesterday (March 8). He played with many bands including pioneering jazz/rock outfit Blood, Sweat and Tears. I never got to hear him live but knew of him from his association with Gil Evans and many other jazz notables.
He was 71.
Sadly missed.
Obituary.
Lance.

1 comment :

Russell said...

Soloff was with Gil Evans at Newcastle City Hall.

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