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Warren Thomson: "Older people live longer." - (Facebook August 8, 2020)


The Things They Say!

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".


11,755 (and counting) posts since we started blogging just over 12 years ago. 895 of them this year alone and, so far, 32 this month (August 9).

Coming soon ...


Monday 10: Happy Birthday Paul Edis.

Thursday 13: Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free. OUTDOOR gig.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Those City Hall jazz memories...

You were there - Basie, Duke, Ella, Hamp, Herman's Herd and Trane. And then there was Colyer and the three Bs - Barber, Bilk and Ball. Newbies caught Mahavishnu, Weather Report and latterly the Lincoln Center with Wynton. You've got the concert programmes somewhere, haven't you? And there are the photographs and ticket stubs, they're in the loft, aren't they? 

Newcastle City Libraries is preparing another in its popular series of local history books and you are being asked to share memorabilia or simply memories of those great nights at Newcastle City Hall. Tyne Bridge Publishing, the in-house publishing house of Newcastle City Libraries, wants to hear from you. In the first instance email: 


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