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Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Today Tuesday January 21

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Cancelled - room being decorated back on Jan. 28.

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Evening

Air4ce - Cluny 2, Lime St., Newcastle NE1 2PQ. Tel: 0191 230 4474. Doors 7:30pm. £8.00. Ginger Baker tribute featuring regional jazz & blues musicians.

Acoustic Infusion with the Mighty Horns - Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 363135. 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm). £5.00.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.

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Tuesday, November 03, 2015

RIP Des Greenwell

Alan Smith sent me the following sad news;
Just a note to let you know that Des Greenwell passed away last week, aged well into his 90's.
The funeral will be at Durham Crematorium on Thursday 5th Nov at 2.0pm.
Des was well known in the Teesside area and was an ex pro. trumpet player and later played with the Bush Big Band and the Darlington Big Band and other local bands.
Although I didn't know Des Greenwell personally I knew he was held in high regard down Teesside way where he will be sadly missed.
Lance.
PS: Apologies but I have got a photo of Des.

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