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Poncho Sanchez: "When I perform it's my life story." - (DownBeat October 2019).

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Daily: July 6 - October 27

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden - Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA. Tel: 0191 478 1810. Screenings at intervals during the day. Part of Akomfrah's exhibition Ballasts of Memory. Exhibition (daily) July 6 - October 27. 10:00am-6:00pm. Free.

Wednesday September 18

Afternoon

Jazz

Precarity John Akomfrah’s film (2017, 46 mins) about Buddy Bolden (see above).

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

Evening

Alexys de Alfaro - Revoluçion de Cuba, Cloth Market, Newcastle NE1 1EE. Tel: 0191 917 7076. 6:00pm. Free.

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

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CANCELLED

Archipelago + Freese Trio - Bobik's, Punch Bowl Hotel, Jesmond Road, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3JY. Tel: 0191 284 0490. 7:30pm. £5.00.

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Levee Ramblers NOJB w. Jim McBriarty (clarinet) & Bob Wade (trumpet) - Springwell Village Community Venue, Fell Road, Springwell, Gateshead NE9 7RP. 8:15pm. £3.00.

Blues/Folk

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, November 07, 2017

Free Soft Machine Legacy Download.

Jazz/Rock legends Soft Machine are set to record a new studio album in December this year to coincide with their first USA tour since 1975. The new tour began in Chicago on October 18 and the recording takes place at Jon Hiseman's Temple Studios in Surrey.
In the meantime, here's a free download sampler of the various Soft Machine Legacy bands.
Lance
FREE DOWNLOAD, direct link:
1. Soft Machine Legacy - Black & Crimson (from Burden Of Proof, 2013)
2. Soft Machine Legacy - The Nodder (from Live Adventures, 2011)
3. Soft Works - Elsewhere (from Abracadabra, 2003)
4. Soft Machine Legacy - The Steamer (from Steam, 2013)
5. Soft Machine Legacy - Kite Runner (from Soft Machine Legacy, 2006)
6. Soft Machine Legacy - Arianna Blue (previously unreleased)
7. Soft Machine Legacy - Kings & Queens (from Live In Zaandam, 2005)

*JOHN ETHERIDGE, guitar (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7)
*THEO TRAVIS, sax/flute/Rhodes (1, 2, 4, 6)
*ROY BABBINGTON, bass guitar (1, 2, 6)
*JOHN MARSHALL, drums (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
HUGH HOPPER, bass guitar (3, 4, 5, 7)
ELTON DEAN, sax/Rhodes (3, 5, 7)
ALLAN HOLDSWORTH, guitar (3)
* Current band.

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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.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

Submissions for review

Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
Similarly, CDs received by post will only be considered if accompanied by sufficient background material.
Finally, bear in mind that this is a jazz-based site when submitting your album.
Lance