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Randy Brecker: "It's still a thrill for me today to stand out front of a big band as the soloist and hear all that sound going on behind you. It brings the best out of me" - (DownBeat June 2019).

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2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

The voting is open between now and May 31 to enable site visitors to nominate their choices in the various categories of this year's APPJAG awards which can be done here.
BSH was very proud to be nominated and to win the 2018 Media Award and hope we can have your support again this year.

Today Tuesday May 21

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Evening

Kamasi Washington - Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel: 0191 443 4461. 7:30pm. £30.00.

River City Jazzmen w. Maureen Hall - Block & Tackle, Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NN. Tel: 01670 813983. 8:00pm. £5 (raffle inc.) Bob Wade, Gordon Solomon, Keith Stephen, Phil Rutherford, Tommy Graham.

Lindsay Hannon Band - Fox Inn, West End Terrace, Hexham NE46 3DB.Tel: 01434 603681. 8:30pm. Free (donations).

To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Hong Kong Calling...

Colin, our man in Hong Kong, has sent us some advance info re this Sunday's edition of his popular Vintage Chart Toppers show on RTHK Radio 3 which includes a track by the River City Jazzmen and an interview with a well-known northeast trombone player.
The show goes out at 08:30am (HKT) which converts to 01:30am in the UK.
Check here for previous editions and on Sunday for the latest.
Lance.



Colin has also forwarded details of the forthcoming big band sessions at Ned's:
6-30pm - 9-30pm at Ned Kelly's Last Stand, 11a Ashley Road, Kowloon.

October, 14th. 
November, 4th.
December, 9th (Xmas Big Band).

For anyone going to Hong Kong this will give them the chance to tie in the dates.

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