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In the current climate we are doing our best to keep everyone up to date. All gigs, as we all know, are off.

However, good old YouTube has plenty to offer both old and new to help us survive whilst housebound. Plus now is a good time to stock up on your CDs.

Also, keep an eye out for live streaming sessions.

Alternatively, you could do as they do in Italy and sing from your balcony.

Today

As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Blaydon Beckons

Sunday 21st August - 8pm - £5.00
Paul Edis Trio
Paul must surely now be ranked as one of the UK's finest jazz pianists. He brings a scintillating trio to Blaydon, along with Andy Champion bass and Russ Morgan drums. 
Sunday - September 18th - £5.00
Jeremy McMurray/Mark Toomey Quintet
Music in the bebop/hard bop idioms from this top alto sax player, top Teesside guitarist Paul Donnelly, along with club favourite Jeremy on piano plus bass/drums TBA. 
Sunday 23rd October - 8pm - £7.00.
Vasilis Xenopoulos/Paul Edis Quartet
What more can you say about Vas & Paul? It’s a delight to bring these wonderful players back to Blaydon. Vas on tenor sax, Paul piano plus bass/drums TBA. 
Sunday 20th November - 8pm - £5.00
Dean Stockdale Trio
After a lovely concert last year dedicated to Oscar Peterson, Dean returns to Blaydon with his superb trio playing a mix of standards and original compositions. Come along to hear this great pianist.
Sunday 18th December - 8pm - £5.00
XMAS Concert + DIY Buffet
James Birkett gtr, Jeremy McMurray pno, David Francis dms, Paul Grainger bass, Roly Veitch gtr.


1 comment :

Andrew Wallace (on F/b) said...

Where in Blaydon is this happening? Oh, hang on, I found it on another part of the blog! Black Bull, Bridge St., Blaydon NE21 4JJ.

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