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Billy Cobham: "Miles said to us, 'Don't play in between takes,' so of course John [McLaughlin] played in between takes." - (JazzTimes, Nov. 2019).

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Today Friday November 22

Afternoon

Jazz

Sue Ferris Trio - The Merry Monk, 30 Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP. 1:00pm. £5.00. Pub adjacent to Bishop Auckland Town Hall.

Rendezvous Jazz - Monkseaton Arms, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3928. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening.

Mick Shoulder Quintet - Traveller's Rest, West Auckland Road, Darlington DL3 9ER. 8:00pm. (doors 7:30pm). £8.00. Opus 4 Jazz Club.

Tenement Jazz Band - Theatre Hullabaloo, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 405405. 8:00pm. £14.00. Darlington NOJB.

Blues/Soul/Funk etc.

Ishmael Ensemble - Cobalt Studios, Boyd Street, Newcastle NE2 1AP. 8:00pm. £7.47.

Catfish Keith - Old Cinema Launderette, Marshall Terrace, Durham DH1 2HX. 8:30pm. £18.00. + £1.80. bf.

The Odels - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9pm. Free.

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

Book Reviews

Candace Allen: Soul Music.
Trevor Barre: Convergences, Divergences and Affinities.
Jessica Bell: Dear Reflection - I Never Meant to be a Rebel.
Andrew Cartmel - Written in Dead Wax.
Andrew Cartmel - The Run-Out Groove & Victory Disc.
Ray Celestin - The Axeman's Jazz.
Pete Cook: Road Rat's Tips.
P.C. Dettmann - Ernest Zevon.
Edward Allan Faine - Bebop Babies.
Edward Allan Faine - The Best Gig in Town.
Edward Allan Faine - Serendipity Doo - Dah.
Edward Allan Faine - Serendipity Doo-Dah Book Two.
Dave Gelly - 30 Second Jazz.
Maxine Gordon: Sophisticated Giant.
Colin Harper: John McLaughlin, the Sixties and the Emerald Beyond.
Richard Havers: Verve - The Sound of America.
Dave Frishberg - My Dear Departed Past.
Peter Jones: This is Hip - The Life of Mark Murphy.
David Kastin: Nica's Dream - The Life and Legend of the Jazz Baroness.
Pete King: Flying High.
Guy Littler-Jones - Tal Farlow.
Wynton Marsalis & Paul Rogers: Jazz. ABZ.
Robert Nippoldt & Hans-Jurgen Schaal: Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties.
Brian O'Connor - Images of Jazz.
Laurie Pepper: Art: Why I Stuck With a Junkie Jazzman.
Anthony Michael Peterson: Three Masters: Five Ways.
Mark Robertson: Off Key.
Hannah Rothschild: The Baroness.
Hannah Rothschild: The Baroness (DVD).
Fiona Veitch Smith - The Jazz Files.
Simon Spillett - The Long Shadow of the Little Giant.
John Szwed: Billie Holiday -The Musician and the Myth.
Pete Tanton: Johnny Lonely.
Dave Usher: Music is Forever (Dizzy Gillespie).

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Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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Whilst we appreciate the many emails, texts, messages and other communications we receive requesting album/gig reviews on BSH, regrettably, we are unable to reply to all of them other than those we are able to answer with a positive response.
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Lance