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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.

Complete Discs To Die For To Date

Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else
Cannonball Adderley - Work Song
Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco.
Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives and Sevens
Louis Armstrong Plays W.C.Handy
Chet Baker-Art Pepper - The Route
Count Basie - The Atomic Mr. Basie.
Bix Beiderbecke - the Singing the Blues/I'm coming Virginia session.
Tony Bennett/Bill Evans "Together Again"
Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album [with Days of Wine and Roses etc]
Art Blakey - Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - '' Moanin' ''
Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet.: Study In Brown.
Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet - [the one with Joy Spring, Jordu etc]
Clifford Brown Joy Spring.
Donald Brown - Car Tunes
Don Byas/Paul Gonsalves/Ben Webster - The Three Tenors
Charlie Byrd: Blues For Night People
June Christy/Stan Kenton - Duet.
Buck Clayton Jam Session.
Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny - Song X
John Coltrane - Africa Brass.
John Coltrane - Blue Trane
Chick Corea - Light as a Feather.
Miles Davis - The Complete Concert 1964
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
Miles Davis - Miles Davis Live in Europe
Miles Davis - Nefertiti.
Blossom Dearie - Blossom time at Ronnie Scott's
Walt Dickerson - Tell Us Only The Beautiful Things
Harry Edison, Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You?
Duke Ellington - And His Mother Called Him Bill.
Duke Ellington: 'The Webster-Blanton Band' (3 CD set on Bluebird)
Duke Ellington – Ellington at Newport ‘56
Kurt Elling - Flirting With Twilight.
Bill Evans, Waltz for Debbie
Bill Evans - With Symphony Orchestra.
Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter.
Ella Fitzgerald with Ellis Larkins - Songs in a Mellow Mood.
Jan Garbarek - Afric Pepperbird
Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea
Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Kings at Montreux 1975.
Benny Goodman - The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
Benny Goodman Sextet – with Cootie and Christian.
Dexter Gordon - Go!
The Great Jazz Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come
Jim Hall/Ron Carter - 'Alone Together'
Lionel Hampton/Charlie Shavers – “Just Jazz Concert”
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
Barry Harris Trio - Live At The Jazz Workshop
Hampton Hawes Trio Volume 1
Coleman Hawkins - The Stanley Dance Sessions
Coleman Hawkins-The Hawk Relaxes.
Coleman Hawkins - How Deep Is the Ocean (1943)
The Hot Horn Happening(Mark Nightingale, Brian Kellock Ricky Woodard,Jeff Clayton) - Live in Paris
Abdullah Ibraham - The Mountain
Ahmed Jamal - The Awakenung
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night with You
Eddie Jefferson - Letter from Home
J.J.Johnson/Al Grey-Things Are Getting Better All The Time.
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Potpourri
Richie Kamuca/Mundell Lowe - 'Richie'
Brian Kellock, Live at Henry's
Stan Kenton - Artistry in Rhythm.
Carol Kidd - When I dream
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Kirkatron
Lambert, Hendricks and Ross! - The Hottest New Group in Jazz
Humphrey Lyttelton - Triple Exposure
Wynton Marsalis - Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley
Tina May/Nikki Iles - Change of Sky.
Carmen McCrae - Carmen Sings Monk
Pat Methany - Secret Story.
Pat Metheny - Works
Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet - Really the Blues
Charles Mingus - Blues & Roots
Charles Mingus - Ah Um (2)
Charles Mingus, 'The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady'
Charles Mingus - Tijuana Moods.
MJQ - The Last Concert
Hank Mobley Quartet: Soul Station.
Thelonious Monk - Criss Cross.
Wes Montgomery/Johnny Griffin - 'Life at Zsubo's.
Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder.
James Morrison/Ray Brown - Two the Max
Jelly Roll Morton Red Hot Peppers (1926 sessions - in many formats)
Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights
Gerry Mulligan-Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet.
Gerry Mulligan - The Original Quartet & Tentette
David Murray, Morning Song
Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie: Live at Massey Hall.
William Parker Quartet with Leena Conquest, Raining on the Moon
Joe Pass - Live at Long Beach City College
Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section
Oscar Peterson - Night Train
Bobby Previte - Hue And Cry
Freddie Redd, the Connection
Joshua Redman - Elastic
Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grappelli "Stars of the Hot Club".
Buddy Rich - Big Swing Face
Sonny Rollins, The Bridge
Charlie Rouse - Yeah!
Artie Shaw - The Swinging Big Bands (1938/1945)
Horace Silver - Song For My Father.
Frank Sinatra "In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning".
Muggsy Spanier – The Great 16.
Steps Ahead - Smokin in the Pit.
Tierney Sutton - Blue in Green.
Art Tatum/BenWebster Quartet - Gone with the Wind.
Bobby Timmons - Here Is Bobby Timmons.
Jim Tomlinson - The Lyric .
Mel Torme/George Shearing The Complete Concorde Sessions.
Stan Tracey - Genesis
Various - The Pannasie Sessions.
Weather Report - Black Market.
Ben Webster - The Quintet Sessions
Ben Webster - Soulville
Norma Winstone - Another Time Another Place.
Steve Andrews said...
If I had to choose just one "Disc to Die For" it would have to be Coleman Hawkins' 1943 recording of "How Deep is the Ocean?" - Wow! For me, this sums up the sound of the tenor.....