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Bebop Spoken There

Gil Goldstein: "The first three days I was in Florida, I heard Jaco Pastorius play at a club in Fort Lauderdale, and then I heard Pat [Metheny] play in a class on jazz composition. My whole experience of the world changed in those three days." - (DownBeat, March 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".

Today Tuesday February 25



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


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

A Roaring 20s Social - Durham Students' Union, Dunelm House, New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AN. 7:30pm. £12.00.,£10.00. Music student, £8.00. DUJS member. A Durham University Jazz Society event. Open to all.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.


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

Friday, December 27, 2019

Gigs/CDs of the Year - Tony Eales

Tommy Smith & SNJO - Middlesbrough Town Hall.
Alan Barnes + Eleven - Wigan Jazz Festival.

Great North Big Band Festival - Chester-Le-Street.

Louis Dowdeswell  Big Band – Wigan Jazz Festival.
Moses Boyd Exodus - Durham Jazz Festival.
Selena Jones Quintet- Wigan Jazz Festival.
Paul Edis & Vasilisi Xenopoulos - Opus 4, Traveller’s Rest, Darlington.
Zack Fox (tenor sax) - Durham Uni, Final Exam.
Andrea Vicari Trio - Lit & Phil.
Tony Kofi - Ushaw Jazz Festival.

Louis Dowdeswell Big Band - High Score.
Scottish National Jazz Orcheastra - Sweet Sister Suites.
Alan Barnes-  + Eleven.
Fred Hersch - Begin Again.

(Photo courtesy of Malcolm Sinclair).

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