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Vadim Neselovskyi, Professor of Jazz Piano, Berklee College of Music: “Every pianist has to deal with a very complex left-hand part at some point. This is the essential pianistic experience – to split your brain into two halves and execute two very different tasks at the same time.” – (Down Beat September 2017).

Roscoe Mitchell: “To me, improvisation is trying to improve your skills so you can make these on-point compositional decisions. That takes practice.” – (Down Beat September 2017)

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Today Monday September 25

Afternoon.
Jazz in the Afternoon - Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 3OS. 1pm. Free.
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Classic Swing - Marquis of Granby, Streetgate, Sunniside NE16 5ES. 0191 4880954. 1pm. Free. New mainstream gig w. Bob Wade (trumpet); Olive Rudd (vocal) and other familiar faces.
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Alastair Lord (trumpet) & Kris Thomsett (organ) - St. Nicholas Cathedral, St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle NE1 1PF. 1:05. Free (retiring collection).
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Evening.
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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Durham City Jazz Festival - Details announced

Fri 02 DJ set @ Fowler’s Yard, Back Silver Street, Durham DH1. 6:00pm. DJ Andrei Sandu.
           Fowler’s Yard is the DJ Durham Jazz Festival Main Stage & Festival Hub.
           Hill Island Brewery (located in Fowler’s Yard) is hosting a mini beer festival.  

Fri 02 Elvet Quintet @ Fowler’s Yard. 7:00pm. £10.00. weekend ticket, £3.00. on the door.

Fri 02 Archipelago + Taupe + Senza Frame @ Empty Shop, 35c Framwellgate Bridge Durham
           First day of DJazz Festival (Durham Jazz Festival). Doors at 6:30pm to admit weekend
           ticket holders (£10.00.), on the door admission (£3.00.) from 6:45pm. A weekend ticket
           holder will be given priority admission over an on the day single gig ticket purchaser. 
           Senza Frame (7:00pm), Taupe (8:00pm), Archipelago (9:00pm).
     
Fri 02 Mick Shoulder’s Swing Manouche @ Old Cinema Laundrette, 38 Marshall Terrace,
           Gilesgate Moor, Durham DH1 2HX. Tel: 0191 384 1412. 7:00pm. DJazz Festival. Tickets
           £10.00. (weekend), £3.00.on the door.

Fri 02 DJazz Jam Night 1 @ Empty Shop, Durham. 10:00pm-1:00am.

Sat 03 Nintai @ Fowler’s Yard. 1:00pm.

Sat 03 DJ set @ Fowler’s Yard. 4:00pm. DJ WZK

Sat 03 Jazz Jam @ Fowler’s Yard. 6:00pm.


Sat 03 Durham University Big Band @ Durham Miners’ Hall, Flass Street, Redhills, Durham
            DH1 4BE. 4:00pm. DJazz Festival. £10.00. weekend ticket, £3.00. on the door.

Sat 03 Redemption Jazz + Group Theory @ Empty Shop, Durham. 6:30pm. £10.00. weekend
            ticket, £3.00. on the door. DJazz Durham City Jazz Festival event in association with
            with the Empty Shop/Jazz Co-op’s The Jazz Sessions. Note Group Theory appear at

            the Jazz Café on Thursday 22nd.    

Sat 03 Budtet @ Fowler’s Yard. 7:00pm.

Sat 03 TBC @ Fowler’s Yard. 8:00pm.

Sat 03 Lindsay Hannon & Bradley Johnston: Hand to Mouth @ Barber of Neville, Neville St,
            Durham DH1 4EY. 8:00pm. 
 
Sat 03 DJazz Jam Night 2 @ Empty Shop, Durham. 10:00pm-1:00am.

Sat 03 DJ Festival After Party @ The Studio, North Road, Durham DH1 4SH.
           11:00pm-2:00am. DJs WZK & Mattu.

Sun 04 Barry & His Boys @ Fowler’s Yard. 2:00pm.

Sun 04 Mark Williams & Joel Byrne-McCullough @ Barber of Neville, Neville Street, Durham DH1 4EY. 2:00pm.

Sun 04 Nebula 3 @ Fowler’s Yard. 4:00pm.

Sun 04 DJ set @ Fowler’s Yard. 5:00pm. DJ Mattu.

Sun 04 Steve Glendinning Quartet @ Fowler’s Yard. 6:00pm.

Sun 04 Triptych @ Empty Shop, Durham. 7:00pm. DJazz Festival.

Sun 04 Danny Allan Band @ Fowler’s Yard. 8:00pm.

Sun 04 Closing Party & Final Jam @ Jam Jah, Alington House, Durham DH1 3ET. 9:00pm-Late. DJ Durham Jazz Festival. 

2 comments :

  1. Swing Manouche are at the Old Cinema Launderette, Gilesgate on Friday, 2nd at 7pm

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  2. Swing Manouche gig now added. Apologies for the omission.

    ReplyDelete

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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