Bebop Spoken There
Cat Anderson: "It [the Lionel Hampton Band] was a wonderful experience, and there was lots of excitement, but the work was too hard and underpaid" - (Down Beat January 25 1968).
Arturo O’Farrill: “I like to put a younger musician next to a veteran and hope each will influence the other’s thinking.” – (Down Beat September 2014).
Today Sunday September 21
Always a good way to spend Sunday afternoon listening to a band in "The Park".
MARK WILLIAMS (Solo guitar) - Cherry Tree Restaurant, 9 Osborne Rd., Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 2AE. 0191 2399924. 1pm.
Quality food and great solo jazz.
Monthly - Tonight's the night and it's the club's 30th anniversary!
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Jazz At The Chilharmonic "The Closer".
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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.
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