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Paul Edis: "One of the regulars at The Gala today called me a 'turncoat' and another a 'deserter' - that's a very northern way of displaying affection in response to the news that I'm leaving the area. 'They're vicious down there mind you'. " - (Twitter January24, 2020)

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Today Saturday January 25

Afternoon

Jazz

Tees Valley Jazzmen - Hammer & Pincers, Preston Lane, Preston-le-Skerne, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6JH. Tel: 01325 314873. 1:00pm. £2.00.

Evening

Shirt Tail Stompers - Durham Town Hall, Durham DH1 3NJ. 7:30-11:15pm. £25.00. (£20.00. adv.). DJam 2020: Lindy Hop Festival ‘Masquerade Ball’. Line-up inc. Michael McQuaid (reeds), Nick Ball (drums). A Lindy Jazz event.

Blues/Funk/Soul

Broken Levee + John Carroll - Saltburn Cricket Club, Marske Mill Lane, Saltburn TS12 1HJ. 7:30pm (doors). £10.00. Info & tickets: 07960 935263. Saltburn Blues Club.

Ojay - Outstanding Art, North Road, Durham DH1 4SQ. Tel: 0191 649 0553. 8:00pm. Free. Electric bassist Ojay.

Raggy Ass Boys - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

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

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Radio Riches on Radio 3


Today (Tuesday) Christian Garrick leads the Budapest Café Orchestra in a live studio performance on Radio 3's In Tune programme (5:00pm). Tomorrow - same programme, same time - there is more string jazz when master guitarist John Etheridge brings in Sweet Chorus to play a set. 

Saturday's radio riches - all on Radio 3 - begin with your weekly appointment with Jazz Record Requests (4:00pm). This week's selections include Ella Fitzgerald, Cannonball Adderley and Lionel Hampton. At five o'clock J to Z features an interview with American bass icon Christian McBride and a live session by the Leo Richardson Quartet playing cuts from the tenor saxophonist's new album Move. End the day (midnight) with Geoffrey Smith's Jazz celebrating the 89th birthday of Sonny Rollins.    
Russell

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