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Bebop Spoken There

Marc Myers: " If the original group with Baker was Dover sole, the group with Brookmeyer was beef stew." - (JazzWax, December 7, 2019).

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Today Tuesday December 10

Afternoon

Jazz

Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Free.

Evening

Jam session - Black Swan Bar, Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SG. Tel: 0191 222 9882. 8:00pm. House trio: Mark Williams, Paul Grainger, Rob Walker.

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

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

And the Oscar goes to...jazz!

The Best Motion Picture at this year's Academy Awards is Green Book. The film soundtrack was composed by Kris Bowers the 2011 winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition. Check out the reviews - they are all over the mass media - then make a date at your favourite movie theatre. 

2 comments :

Liz said...

A worthy winner, can't wait to see it. My son saw it yesterday(he lives in USA) and praised it.

Patti said...

Yes, indeed - I'll definitely be seeing it, sometime - it's had wonderful reviews, and sounds like a truly inspiring story.