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Ethan Iverson: "I asked Bertha [Hope] if she ever used the word "contrafact" to describe the process of writing new tunes over old changes, and she replied, "Of course not. The only people who used that word went to a university to learn about jazz."" - (Jazz Times 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".

COFID- 19

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.

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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.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

New venue for Ashington Jazz Club

Ashington Jazz Club has moved! 
After several years at the Elephant pub, December 3 sees the first concert staged by the long-running jazz club at their new home,  Block and Tackle on Blackthorn Way.
Not only a change of venue but also a change of day and, following the pattern set by the other jazz hostelries specialising in older style jazz, they've moved from Wednesday evening to Monday lunchtime.
The opening gig features Classic Swing.
Details of the new set-up can be found on the Ashington Jazz Club website.
We wish John Taylor and his team every success.
Lance.

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