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Bebop Spoken There

Gil Goldstein: "The first three days I was in Florida, I heard Jaco Pastorius play at a club in Fort Lauderdale, and then I heard Pat [Metheny] play in a class on jazz composition. My whole experience of the world changed in those three days." - (DownBeat, March 2020).
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Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

Today Wednesday February 26

Afternoon

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

Evening

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

Darlington Big Band - Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Longfield Road, Darlington DL£ 0HX. Tel: 01325 380401. 8:00pm. Free.

Blues/Soul/Funk etc.

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.

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

You Can See Miles Ahead

The 2016 Glasgow Film Festival is to screen Don Cheadle’s biopic of Miles Davis. Actor and director Cheadle plays the late, great trumpeter opposite Ewan McGregor’s journalist character Dave Brill. Miles Ahead is described as… ‘a journey through aspects of Davis’ life and loves, self-destructive urges and creative genius,’ with the film largely set in post Bitches Brew 1970s America. The soundtrack is supervised by Robert Glasper.
The Glasgow Film Theatre will screen Miles Ahead twice. First on Saturday 20 February at 21:00 and on Sunday 21 at 12:45. Selected as a ‘Glasgow Film Festival 2016 Audience Award Nominee’ Don Cheadle’s 1h 40m film is up for the public vote. Miles Ahead will be released nationwide on 1 April. It’s sure to be at your local art house cinema sometime soon thereafter. If you see the film at the Glasgow Film Festival vote Miles Ahead
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